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Jazz piano courses

Playing jazz piano requires a specific set of skills that can only be acquired by studying with a master jazz instructor. At The Dubai Piano Institute, we are extremely proud to work with incredible jazz piano tutors who will surely turn your jazz piano course into a highly memorable experience. Jazz piano is one of our specialities and a music style that we cherish very much. It will certainly be an honour for us to teach you all the skills necessary to become a brilliant jazz pianist.

Jazz piano player

At The Dubai Piano Institute, we equally welcome adults of all abilities to join our jazz piano courses. Whether you are new to piano playing or already highly skilled, we will always ensure that you greatly enjoy your jazz piano education and that you make great progress regularly. As your success is ours, we will happily teach you all the jazz secrets as used by the greatest jazz pianists of all times!

Swing like Count Basie, harmonise like Bill Evans and improvise like Keith Jarrett

Jazz music has largely changed and evolved throughout the years. Despite the differences noted in its evolution, the main principles remain whether you are interested in Swing Jazz, Be-Bop or Cool Jazz. At The Dubai Piano Institute, you will study both the secrets of outstanding jazz chord progressions and beautiful leaks that will enable you to improvise astonishingly well! Whether you have never played before, wish to discover this new style as a pianist or improve your current jazz piano skills, you can be assured to benefit from the most exciting jazz piano courses offered in Dubai and the UAE.

  • Enhance your swing immensely
  • Improve your knowledge of the most used and incredible jazz progressions
  • Study the jazz leaks necessary to play the most impressive improvisations
  • Learn how to harmonise your preferred jazz standards
  • Learn how to play and adjust in a jazz band format

The jazz piano courses offered at The Dubai Piano Institute are without a doubt the most quintessential jazz piano courses that any jazz piano lover could attend in Dubai. We are certain that the extremely skills of our jazz piano instructors as well as their dedication to your piano education is the perfect recipe to ensure your success!

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Course details

The Dubai Piano Institute invites adults from all walks of life to study the piano and improve their skills in a wonderful environment that has been specially created for them. Whether you are an absolute beginner without any prior musical knowledge, an intermediate player or an advanced amateur pianist, you are welcome to join and improve your skills with highly qualified and experienced instructors.

Lady explaining how the courses work

Our piano lessons for adults takes place weekly on a set day and time in our gorgeous premises in Park Lane Tower, Business Bay.

The lessons are 45-minutes in duration and can be joined at any time during the year. (Longer lessons can be arranged on request)

As various slots are available during workdays up to 21:00 as well as on Saturdays, please contact our manager Celine at celine@dubaipianoinstitute.ae to choose the most convenient time for you to attend.

As all our piano lessons for adults are highly personalised and tailored to the needs and wishes of each, you are welcome to decide whether you would like to sit the ABRSM grade examinations.

We totally understand that you play the piano for your pleasure and enjoyment so this decision is totally optional.

We do not follow a set syllabus but rather adapt to each of our students as everyone is different and requires special attention.

We require an initial four-month attendance as we believe that it is the minimum amount of time an adult should study at The Dubai Piano Institute to benefit fully from our excellent piano instruction. After this initial period, you are welcome to continue your piano education on an on-going basis, but lessons are still booked per four months in advance.

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Frequently asked questions

You are most welcome to join The Dubai Piano Institute even if you are an absolute beginner without any prior musical experience. Our piano courses are designed for adults who are brand new to music so no previous knowledge is necessary to join. Learning how to read music notation and theory will be part of your piano course so there is nothing to worry about.

Definitely not. We believe that there is no age limit to learn and enjoy playing the piano for your own pleasure.

Of course! You are most welcome to give it a try and book an introductory lesson to find out if playing the piano is really what you want to do. Be reassured that there is no need to possess any talent to join The Dubai Piano Institute. We believe that all adults are able to play the piano thanks to the expert guidance of our excellent piano instructors.

You do not need to own a piano to start your piano course as the purchase of the most suitable instrument for you to begin your education can be discussed with your instructor during your first piano lesson. He or she will be able to make a recommendation and advise on the best piano store to visit.

Absolutely! The Dubai Piano Institute is entirely dedicated to adults who wish to play for their pleasure and enjoyment so you are more than welcome to join.

You definitely need to practice if you intend to make any progress. Attending your piano lessons will offer you the guidance and feedback needed to improve in the right direction but a personal daily practice is necessary to enhance your piano skills.

It all depends on your current pianistic level. As a complete beginner, you can start with 15 minutes each day to get into the habit of practising on a daily basis. It should then increase to 30 minutes quite rapidly as you will need enough time to review and improve the material that has been studied during your piano lessons.

Not at all. All our piano instructors have been selected for their remarkable understanding of adults who play the piano for their own pleasure. They are, therefore, extremely patient, kind and supportive. We can assure you that your instructor will never judge, patronise or criticise you negatively.

Yes, we do offer preparation to the ABRSM grade examinations from grade 1 to grade 8, but sitting the exams is not compulsory.

It is an extremely difficult question to answer as it all depends on your abilities and the exact goal that you have in mind. As per our experience, we can, however, say that you should be able to play some exquisite simple piano pieces after a few lessons only.

The duration of your piano course depends on your personal goal after attending for a minimum of 4 months. Your lessons will then take place on an ongoing basis until you are satisfied with your piano playing or unable to pursue your education.

Of course. If you are a proficient pianist, we would certainly recommend that you inform us prior to the beginning of your course. It should, therefore, be booked with one of our senior piano instructors, who definitely possess the right set of skills and experience to help you improve further.

Absolutely. We know how daunting it can be for a classically trained pianist to step into jazz piano playing and we would be delighted to support you in your endeavour.

We are currently working with four piano instructors who have all been carefully selected by our founder Celine Gaurier-Joubert. They are all exceptional pianists and instructors who have a broad experience in adult piano education and a genuine passion for teaching adult amateur pianists.

As we do not follow a set syllabus but prefer adapting to each in order to provide you with the most suitable piano education possible, the content of our piano lessons depends on your current abilities, wishes and style studied.

At The Dubai Piano Institute, we understand that it can be difficult for some busy professionals to attend their piano lessons on a set day and time each week. We will be happy to accommodate you but please inform us before signing up as any special request is subject to an extra fee and availability.

How to enrol

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It is very straight forward to enrol at The Dubai Piano Institute by either contacting our manager Celine Gaurier-Joubert directly at celine@dubaipianoinstitute.ae, or via our contact form. We will endeavour to get back to you within one or two working days.

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