November 2017 - Here comes the Christmas music. Fine with me as my children put on a Christmas CD everyday. Piano Time Carols is a nice book.

 

October 2017 - Exam time again. Off we go. Good luck everybody. Loving the jazz solo's at the moment.

 

September 2017 - Very excited to meet my ten new students. Enjoy the rest of the holidays and I will see you all soon.

 

August 2017 - Looking forward to playing at a few weddings this month. Fingers crossed for the weather.

 

July 2017 - Wow. 5 distinctions with a high of 138, 2 merits and 2 passes. Well done everyone.

 

June 2017 - Really enjoyed my gig at the Kingston Maurward Country Show. What a lovely day. So nice to see so many people there too.

 

May 2017 - Delighted again with recent exam results. Looking forward to starting my new job at a school in Dorset this week.

 

April 2017 - Happy Easter to everyone. My promotion for two free lessons will run until the end of the month.

 

March 2017 - Spring exams here we come. Good luck everybody.

 

February 2017 - Welcome aboard to my new students. Very excited to be teaching some proper jazz I must say. Absolutely thrilled about my new piano teaching job at St Mary's School also. 

 

January 2017 - Happy new year everyone. I hope you have been practicing a bit at least. Looking forward to seeing you all again soon and delivering the ABRSM certificates from winter. The highest score this time was 137 which is absolutely superb.

 

December 2016 - Really enjoying my students and their mini Christmas concerts. Very creative indeed. Get in touch if you are interested in lessons as I only have three spaces left now.

 

November 2016 - Delighted to announce the birth of our baby daughter Isabella. Also delighted to back to my teaching after a few weeks off. Six exams and a student piano concert to get stuck in to. Fantastic.

 

October 2016 - Looking forward to playing at Kingston Maurward this month. Also hoping to make the new promo video for my jazz duo with Jodie who is superb.

 

September 2016 - After a lovely few weeks exploring many local attractions with my family. I am looking forward to seeing everyone in my studio again this week. I do have a couple of open spaces for new students, so get in touch if you are interested for your free trial lesson.

 

August 2016 - Looking forward to this years student concert. Have just booked the venue and am excited about some wonderful performances once again.

 

July 2016 - Oh yes! 8 exams. 3 Distinctions and 5 merits. Oh yes! Some wonderful comments with a top score of 136. Well done everybody.

 

July 2016 - A very busy month ahead. Four weddings and nine exams to look forward to. Will post the exam results later. Good luck everyone.

 

June 2016 - Looking forward very much to playing at Kingston Maurward on June 12th for their summer show. Come along and say hello.

 

May 2016 - Welcome aboard to all of my new students. A mixture of ages and skill level. I look forward to getting to you know all much better over the next few months.

 

April 2016 - Well done to my students and their spring exams. Only three in total, but two distinctions and a merit. Fantastic!

 

March 2016 - Welcome aboard to Bernard. Beginning to learn the piano at 88 years old. Fantastic.

 

February 2016 - Welcome to my new students who joined in January. Looking forward to getting to you know you all better.

 

January 2016 - My new studio is ready. Includes a space for parents to sit, a nespresso machine and free wi-fi. Very excited indeed to start using it.

Happy new year everybody.

 

 

 

December 2015 - My new teaching studio is almost ready. Will be around three times larger than the current one, will include a small recording desk, will have wifi and a sofa for any parents that want to stay during their childs lesson. Photo to follow soon. This will be open from January 2016.

 

November 2015 - Thank you so much to all of the students who played at the student concert this year. Twenty of you played to an audience of 100 people. We also managed to raise £140 for Cancer Research UK. There was some beautiful playing and I look forward to organising another concert next year.

 

October 2015 - Another exam period is upon us. Four entries this time. Let's keep the practice levels high and achieve some more wonderful results.

 

September 2015 - Looking forward very much to a new school year. There are a few places for lessons available during the early part of the week. Please get in touch if you are interested.

 

August 2015 - Well done to my students and their piano exams. 3 Merits and 3 Distinctions with one score of 140! Some wonderful comments too.

 

July 2015 - Six students have their exams this month. Good luck to you all of you. You are ready.

 

June 2015 - Looking forward to the start of Wedding Season. I have six weddings booked for this summer. I hope all the final preperations are going well and look forward to seeing you soon.


May 2015 - Enjoyed my classical concert in London last weekend. Not my usual style but I really enjoyed the practice. A really lovely audience too.

 

April 2015 - Some absolutely superb scores and results. Eight students had their ABRSM piano exams in March, and between them, there were three distinctions, four merits and one pass. Brilliant scores and some lovely comments. Well done to everybody.

 

March 2015 - Good luck to my eight students who have their ABRSM exams this month.

 

February 2015 - A great start to the new year with some promising new students. Well done to Anna also who achieved a A* in her GCSE music practical on the piano.

 

January 2015 - There are a couple of spaces open for piano lessons, so do get in touch if you are interested.

 

December 2014 - Well done to all of my students who got passes and above in their ABRSM exams. Some lovely comments and fantastic scores.

 

December 2014 - Congratulations to Theo who got his full music scholarship for Reigate Grammar. Two beautifully played pieces, so well done with all the final touches and polish applied.

 

December 2014 - Good luck to all of my students who have their ABRSM Piano exams this month.

 

December 2014 - Looking forward to all of my Christmas gigs. NYE should be fun at Epsom Race Course with my Disco band too.

 

November 2014 - Thank you to everyone who came to play at the student concert on Sunday. 140 people turned up in total. I thought it was a really magnificent afternoon and I was so touched to see so many people there and to hear such lovely comments about the music and the event in general. I can't wait to hold another one next year.

 

November 2014 - Thanks to Carly for her lovely comments. It was a lovely ceremony. Got a gig almost every weekend now for the rest of 2014. Looking forward to all of them.

 

October 2014 - Looking forward to my holiday in Sicily followed by gigs with the band at The Grey Lady in Tunbridge Wells on October 25th and a solo performance at Hartsfield Manor in Betchworth on the 26th. 

 

September 2014 - Many thanks to Derrick, Helen and Laura. It was a pleasure to play at your weddings. Glad the weather held out for all of you too. Have a great honeymoon and start to married life.

 

August 2014 - A very busy month indeed. It has been a great experience being the sound technician for the disco band Beyond the Groove. Two brilliant weddings at the Barbican in London and I hope you all had a good night.

 

July 2014 - Well done to my latest students who achieved a pass or higher in their ABRSM exams this summer. Some really nice comments from the examiner so congratulations. We can do a more fun piece now if you like!

 

June 2014 - Thanks to Emma, Lisa, Sophie and Bella for asking me to play at your wedding this month. You all looked great and I really enjoyed it. Have a great start to married life.

 

May 2014 - I am now teaching seven days a week. The waiting list was so long, I have decided to open up Sunday afternoons.  

 

April 2014 - Another great gig with the band 'Beyond the Groove' at Lingfield Race Track. Looking forward to the next one in the Summer. 

 

March 2014 - Plenty of wedding enquiries coming in for this summer, 2015 and even a few for 2016. Thanks so much to Tina who sent me a wonderful thank you card.  

 

February 2014 - Well done to my seven students who all passed their ABRSM Piano Grades.  

 

11th January 2014 - 2013 was a superb year. My teaching schedule is now almost full with over 40 students young and old. All doing superbly well, and now entering a very busy period for exams. Will have students entering their ABRSM Piano Grades 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 in Spring. Get in touch soon if you would like one of the last five or so spaces.

 

December 2013 -  A busy month ahead. Four weddings, two parties and two gigs with the band. 

 

November 2013 - A new page for the band. Video to follow soon. Check it out. http://members.lastminutemusicians.com/beyond_the_groove.html 

 

1st July 2013 - A great new line up for the band has been confirmed. New recordings on the 'Have a listen' page.

 

29th May 2013 - A busy summer ahead. Solo gigs, band gigs, six new piano students and some home recording on the to do list.

 

27th March 2013 - Two new weddings booked. Fantastic. If you know someone who is getting married soon and they need a piano player, then look no further.

 

March 2013 - Another new student joins the ranks. A boy who is very talented indeed. Has plans to play the piano for a school show in the summer.

 

17th December 2012 - A new track has been added to the have a listen page. Please check it out. New CD currently being produced.

 

6th December 2012 - A fantastic gig at the Roe Deer in Reigate last week. Even sang a few numbers. The trio has some new material so keep an eye out for our gigs.

 

1st October 2012 - Fantastic gig with Studio 54 in Tunbridge Wells on Saturday night, Studio 54 new cd available to buy, three new solo gigs for October have just rolled in and the Jazz Trios new CD is now being finished off. Phew! Great to busy though. Will post new tracks on the website soon. Have a listen.

 

29th August 2012 - Another wedding enquiry for next summer. Do you know anyone who is getting married?

 

26th August 2012 - Studio 54 announce two new gigs! The Grey Lady in Tunbridge Wells have asked us back on the 29th September and the Reigate Bridge House have invited us to play on the 5th October.

 

13th August 2012 - A new student joins the ranks today. Have you always wanted to learn the piano? 

 

5th August 2012 - Another wedding booking has come in. If you are getting married or know someone who is, in or around Surrey, give me a call!

 

18th June 2012. The new Jazz duo has their first couple of gigs. Next Thursday night at the Roe Deer in Reigate and the following Saturday at Chilston Park in Maidstone, Kent.

 

June 2012 - New jazz duo has been formed with a local singer. Standards and swing are all covered. Cole Porter, Gershwin, Irving Berlin and many more. Get in touch if you would like to book us.

 

June 2012 - Studio 54 and I have our first gig on Saturday 2nd of June. Playing Portsmouth Vintage Festival backing new up and coming singer Abigail Scott. Should be 3000 people there, and will also be live on the radio. Wish us luck!

 

May 2012 - Wedding fayre at Hartsfield Manor. Sunday the 27th of May. Come and see Chris play live.

http://www.deverevenues.co.uk/locations/hartsfield-manor.html

 

April 2012 - New teaching studio in Reigate opening soon. Piano and keyboard tuition. All ages and standards welcome.