Project Description

One to one piano courses

Attending a one to one piano course at The Dubai Piano Institute is undoubtedly the most efficient way for an adult to make rapid progress and benefit from a highly personalised piano instruction. Thanks to the remarkable experience that our piano instructors have in the field of adult piano education, you can be assured to benefit from a piano course that suits your specific needs and wishes, whatever your current pianistic abilities.

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At The Dubai Piano Institute, we are proud to be able to provide an outstanding one to one piano instruction to adults from all levels and abilities, whether they are interested in studying classical, jazz or pop piano. Our remarkable piano tutors are extremely flexible and know how to adapt in order to design the most suitable piano course and help you improve in the right direction.

Improve your piano skills at your pace and benefit from highly personalised advice

Each adult pianist comes from a different background and has, therefore, various needs that must be tackled individually. Also, our diverse personalities require a different teaching style. At The Dubai Piano Institute, we are working with piano instructors who are so knowledgeable and experienced that they will surely know what is the best direction for you to take and enjoy your one to one piano course immensely. Some adult pianists need to improve their technical skills while others wish to enhance their musical understanding. Whatever your circumstances and expectations, your piano instructor will surely be able to teach you in a manner that is extremely suitable.

  • Attend a unique piano course – Tailored to your distinct request and abilities
  • Choose your favourite music style – Study classical, jazz, blues, pop or rock piano

  • Enjoy an exceptional piano education – Learn with highly qualified and experienced piano instructors
  • Benefit from the support of an expert – Study with an extremely encouraging piano tutor

  • Attend your piano lessons at your convenience – Book your weekly piano classes on a suitable day and time

Adult piano education is our area of expertise. With more than twenty years of experience in the field, we are proud to have developed an outstanding experience in teaching adult piano enthusiasts. We are certain to have the ability to transform your piano playing rapidly and to be able to offer you an outstanding piano education that is both highly educational and enjoyable. If you wish to become a proficient classical, jazz or pop pianist, you should not hesitate and join our wonderful one to one piano courses for adults.

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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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