Martin Jenkins

Piano and Keys Tutor

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Diana Hillman

Piano and Keys Tutor

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Martin Jenkins - Piano and Keys Tuition

Firstly, Martin is a highly in demand and well respected musician, specialising in jazz and blues improvisation

Martin Jenkins playing in his house

Secondly, he is one of the most talented jazz and blues keyboard players in the South West

Martin Jenkins at the keyboard in his house

Thirdly, Martin is an easy going and experienced teacher and tutor. He has taught in schools and privately since 2001.

Martin Jenkins giving a Zoom piano lesson
Martin is a committed and passionate music tutor with extensive experience in teaching people of different ages and abilities. He is highly motivated to keep his students inspired and challenged and is continually exploring new ways to do this. For instance, in his own words… ‘I do my best to take a fresh approach to every lesson’.

Martin has worked with the Wiltshire Youth Arts Partnership. During this time, he was inspired by the Music Matters Education & Inclusion Conference to train in areas related to Music Therapy. Moreover, he has undertaken both Justice Settings Training and also Special Needs Settings Training. Additionally, Martin also has a CIEH Level 3 Award in Education and Training.

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Since 2001, Martin has divided his time between teaching peripatetically in schools in the Devon area and teaching privately, as well as working as a professional musician. 

Between 2016 – 2019 Martin was a Mentor for The South West Music School (SWMS) and until March 2020, taught at Colours Academy Independent School in Ivybridge. Martin has an up to date enhanced disclosure DBS check and specialises in jazz, blues, improvisation, composition and contemporary piano. 

He normally teach from his home in Tavistock but can come to the student’s home if feasible, although an extra charge may apply.

Price of Lessons

60 minutes @ £30

45 minutes @ £22.50

30 minutes @ £15

20 minutes @ £10

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Diana Hillman - Piano & Keys Tuition

Diana provides singing, piano and music theory tuition. This is open to both children and adults. Face-Time, Skype and Zoom lessons are all possible.


She obtained her BA.(Hons) in Music at Dartington College of Arts in 2001 and has been teaching voice, piano and theory ever since.

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She has directed many music workshops with her pupils, which lead towards end of year performances and concerts.

Diana spent a number of years living in Ottawa Canada where she taught using the Royal Conservatory of Music Examination (RCM) Board.
Now living back in the UK, Diana offers her pupils the opportunity to take exams with the Associated Board of the Royal School of Music (ABRSM) from grade 1 to 8 in piano, singing and music theory.
She enjoys playing a wide range of genres, including classical, pop, jazz, musicals and opera. Uniquely, Diana also offers opportunities to participate in music workshops leading up to end of term performances. In addition, Diana provides music books and student music organiser books to all students. Furthermore, parents and guardians are welcome to sit in on lessons.
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Diana has a BA.(Hons) in Music from Dartington College of Arts, 2001... She has been teaching voice, piano and theory ever since.

She has directed many music workshops with her pupils, working towards end of year performances and concerts.

Certificates & Qualifications:


BA (Hons) Music
ABRSM Singing
Certified in Solfa Kodaly Methods
EduCare Level 2 Safe-guarding
Experience of Special Needs
DBS Checked
Member of ISM Incorporated Society of Musicians

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Singing, piano and music theory tuition is open to children and adults. Face-Time, Skype and Zoom lessons are all possible.

Price of Lessons

60 minutes @ £30

30 minutes @ £15

Saturday morning workshops (10am – 12pm) @ £10 per pupil

Why study Music?

School students who are considering a career in music can click the link below to the UCAS website…

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