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Mrs Ruth Pheasant
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BA Hons in Music
BA honours music (speciality piano and musicology)
Child Protection Course:
Completed Educare child protection training course. (more)
Keeping Children Safe in Music is the latest in the EduCare's series of distance learning courses on child protection. The training programme uses short films to show a variety of good and bad practice examples, which will be available to watch online. It will help anyone teaching music to children gain a better understanding of their child protection responsibilities, and avoid situations that could lead to accusations of misconduct.

Instruments: Piano
Music Theory
Online Tuition
Genre/Style(s): All styles
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced
Memberships: (verified) Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM)


I am passionate about music and greatly enjoy sharing my knowledge with my students, whether they are children or adults. Teaching music has always been rewarding for me, and my enthusiasm has not faded despite having taught music for many years now.

I am a fully qualified graduate tutor and an ISM registered teacher with more than 25 years of experience. I am in my early forties, and have been teaching piano since passing my grade 8 piano at the age of 16. I then went on to do music A level, a music degree for which I achieved honours, NSPCC child protection training, and have achieved fellowship status in The Incorporated Society of Musicians. I have also worked as an accompanist for ABRSM graded exams.

DBS checked - enhanced disclosure.
ICO registered.
ISM registered.

I offer tuition in Burnham on Crouch, daytime and evening sessions are available. Adults as well as children are welcome. In-person lessons are £18 for half an hour or £15 per half hour for block bookings.

I also offer online tuition in both music theory and piano. Online lessons are at a reduced price. £15 for a half hour Skype lesson, £10 for a video exchange lesson.

Lessons via video call such as Skype or FaceTime can be taken easily and conveniently on your phone or tablet. See my website for more details about the different options for online tuition.

I prepare students for all grades of ABRSM exams, as well as any other exam board, and I have an excellent record of exam results. I also teach people who just want to learn for personal interest.

It doesn’t matter whether you are a complete beginner, or need guidance with advanced music theory or advanced piano, I can help.

To contact me please email me using the contact tab, or visit my website:

You can also read reviews and testimonials, watch videos and read articles on my website.

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Address: Essex
Fee (30 minutes): £15.00
Fee (30 minutes): £18.00

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