Piano lessons in schools, at a Music Centre or online.

No one ever regrets learning to play an instrument.

Music Lessons with MMF

Lead partner for the Merton Music Education Hub.

Music lessons can reap huge rewards – they help build confidence and resilience, improve concentration, are a brilliant stress-buster and, above all, are fun! 

Instrumental Lessons

A Guide to the Piano

There’s no such thing as a silly question! If you can’t find the answer below, our specialist team is on hand to support, just contact us.

Lesson Fees

One-to-one, paired & small group teaching.

We offer a range of lesson types for different ages, abilities and budgets. We also offer financial assistance via our learning funds. Tuition is charged termly for a block of 10 lessons.

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Music sounds best when we make it together!

Playing in an band, orchestra or ensemble can have a huge impact on your child’s musical development. Our South Wimbledon Music Centre offers a fun, safe environment where your child can flourish as a young musician.

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How are lessons delivered?

MMF music lessons are delivered in three different ways:

  • In-person at Merton schools (during the school day)
  • In-person at our Music Centres - Merton Abbey Primary School in South Wimbledon, Wimbledon College in Wimbledon (guitar, piano, voice, saxophone & violin) and Crown Lane Studio in Morden (drum kit and world percussion only)
  • Online via Zoom

Lessons are delivered during school term and are charged in a 10-week block (with a break for half term).

Which instruments does MMF teach?


Strings: violin, viola, cello, double bass

Woodwind: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone

Brass: trumpet, cornet, French horn, trombone, tuba

Percussion: drum kit, classical/tuned percussion (inc. xylophone, glockenspiel), world percussion

Guitars: ukulele, classical guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar


All instrumental lessons are subject to availability. Not every instrument is taught in every school.

Click here to find out which instruments are taught at your child's Merton school

How do we know which instrument is right for my child?

Your child may already have an idea of which instrument they want to learn but if not, you can watch our Virtual Open Day webinar where you'll see demonstrations from our tutors and students on some of the instruments that MMF has to offer.

Below are the recommended minimum ages for learning specific instruments.

Violin, viola, piano/keyboard - Year 2 (6-7 years old)

Recorder, ukulele, cello - Year 3 (7-8 years old)

Flute, clarinet, cornet, trumpet, French horn, trombone, drums, percussion, oboe, bassoon, classical guitar - Year 4 (8-9 years old)

Double bass, electric guitar, bass guitar, euphonium, tuba, saxophone - Year 6/7 (10-12 years old)

Click here to find out about our instrument hire service.

How much do lessons cost?

We offer a range of lesson types for different ages, abilities and budgets. We also offer financial assistance via our learning funds. Tuition is charged termly for a block of 10 lessons starting from as little as £86.

Click here to see our lesson fees.

More Than Just Piano

A whole world of music.

We teach a wide range of instruments and singing lessons from our Music Centres, in Merton schools and online. Start your child’s musical journey today with one of our expert tutors.

Instrumental Lessons

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