Music to suit you

Hello. Please let me introduce myself! I’m Suzanne Manly and I teach Piano and Drums privately in Portadown.

Why choose SM Music Tuition?

Experience allows you to relax knowing you are in safe hands. My music performance diploma and teaching career provided experiences in the music industry and education settings. I have taught in primary, secondary, inclusive and international schools! (BEdMus DipLCM MISM)

Personally tailored lessons to each student’s unique interests and abilities ensure bespoke learning. Regardless if you are young or old, complete beginner or more experienced, you can confidently book music lessons. Each lesson has different focus and guidance notes given.

Are you interested in performance awards in music? 100% pass rate is maintained for all externally assessed music exams, awarded by London College of Music (West London University).

I’m sure you will agree, having fun is just as important as awards for success. To show you a sneak peek of what you could experience, check out my Business Facebook Page, SM Music Tuition.

If you would like to get in contact, please send your details via my website privately below or phone 07391 243020

*May your day be upbeat and melodious!*

Teaching Objectives

  • Encouraging you to achieve your own personal best
  • Inclusive, multi-disciplinary learning opportunities
  • Promoting listening skills and independent thinking
  • Sharing inspiration from musicians of a variety of styles
  • Developing language and music theory
  • Guiding good practise techniques

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Most recent blog articles:

How do you know if you’ve done well in a Piano exam?

I really liked this above summarised answer given by Peter Haime. To add a few more points from my own experience: From Grade 3 and onward you also have to play ‘musically.’ This means playing (during the assessed performance time) with not only accuracy but also demonstrating the mood of the music, displaying emotion and…

Dynamics- crucial in music from the start?

Each musical instrument (including voice) can distribute its dynamics (from quietest to loudest sounds) by various degree but what makes it essential to hear these nuances? We hone our sound. That’s our desire surely, whether it be our hobby or profession as a music player. Not much refinement has occurred for a pleasing sound if…

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