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Piano Lessons Cambridge

I'm Yi Tong Lee, I am thrilled to offer in-person lessons in Cambridge tailored to suit students of all ages and skill levels. Whether you're a beginner eager to learn the basics or an experienced pianist looking to refine your technique, my goal is to help you reach your full potential at the piano!

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Yi Tong Lee - Professional Piano Teacher

Piano Lessons Cambridge Teacher - Yi Tong Lee
My Mission

Lessons Tailored To You

Yi Tong is a pianist and piano teacher from Malaysia. He completed his undergraduates degree with first class honours studying with Graham Caskie at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in 2021. With an entrance scholarship, he recently graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music Master’s degree with a Distinction in performance under tutelage of Colin Stone. Yi Tong was the winner in the Eric Hodges Beethoven Prize in 2021. In the Appelbe Piano Prize in the North London Music Festival, he was highly commended by adjudicator James Kirby and Virginia Black in 2018 and 2019 respectively.


£25.00 per 1/2 hour, £45.00 per hour

Piano Teacher

Yi Tong Lee


Trumpington, Cambridge CB2 9NY, UK
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Student Advice

Progression At Your Own Pace

My private lessons allow students to progress at their own pace. This individual focus makes learning enjoyable and stress-free, as each lesson is an opportunity to advance your skills at a speed that suits you.

Whether you're a beginner excited to learn your first song or an advanced player looking to achieve mastery, my private lessons offer the direction and support needed to reach your goals.


£25.00 per 1/2 hour
£45.00 per hour

Lessons are weekly, fortnightly or as suits you.

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Benefits of Private Piano Lessons

Tailored Learning Experience

Opting for my private piano lessons in Cambridge offers a tailored learning experience unmatched by group classes. As a dedicated piano teacher, each lesson is customised to fit the student's skill level, learning pace, and musical interests. This personalised approach ensures rapid progression and a deeper musical understanding, making the journey of learning the piano more rewarding.

Feedback from a Professional Piano Teacher

One of the key benefits of having private piano tutors is the immediate and direct feedback on your playing. As an experienced piano tutor, I can offer constructive criticism and encouragement, helping students refine their piano skills and musical expression. This one-on-one attention creates a supportive learning environment, critical for both beginners and advanced students.

Flexible Scheduling

My private piano lessons provide flexibility that accommodates your busy schedule. Whether you are a music student at the university, trying to find piano lessons for the first time or an adult wanting to rediscover your passion for the piano, my piano lessons aim to fit into your life.

Comprehensive Musical Education

A great teacher does more than just teach you how to play. They provide you with a comprehensive musical education, including music theory, history, and the contextual understanding of pieces.

This is exactly my aim as a pianist and a music teacher. I want to guide you through the intricacies of various musical genres, from classical to contemporary, enriching your musical palate. Help you to draw upon music performed by artists, resources taught at every stage in the academic process - from primary to masters degree in music - and most of all love every moment of it!

Exposure to a Variety of Instruments

While the focus may be on piano skills, many Cambridge tutors, such as those who recently graduated with a degree in music, also possess proficiency in other instruments like the clarinet and flute.

This can provide an exciting opportunity for students interested in expanding their musical abilities and understanding, making every lesson an enjoyable and diverse musical adventure.

Piano Lessons Cambridge vs Online Lessons

In-Person Piano Lessons vs Online Lessons

Choosing between in-person piano lessons and online lessons can feel like navigating a musical score you've never seen before. Each option has its unique set of benefits tailored to different types of students, preferences, and learning outcomes.

In-Person Piano Lessons: The Hands-On Approach

In-person lessons with a dedicated piano teacher in Cambridge like myself offer a hands-on approach to learning. These sessions allow for immediate feedback, as the tutor can observe, listen, and correct your technique in real-time.

This is particularly beneficial for beginners who are just getting to grips with the instrument and for children, whose learning style often benefits from direct interaction and encouragement.

Cambridge’s piano tutors, known for their expertise and ability to make lessons fun, provide a nurturing environment that fosters not just skill but also a love for music. Students have the opportunity to experience the physical aspects of piano playing, such as posture and hand positioning, which are crucial for developing a solid foundation in music theory and practice.

Online Lessons: Flexibility and Convenience

On the flip side, online piano lessons offer unparalleled flexibility and convenience, making it easier for students of all ages to fit music learning into their busy schedules.

Whether you're a university school student juggling exams, an adult with a full-time job, or a parent looking for classes for your kids, online lessons mean that geographical location and commuting times are no longer barriers to learning the piano.

You can discover a world-class piano tutor from Cambridge or beyond, who can provide first-class tuition through a screen. While this method may require a higher degree of self-motivation and discipline, the benefits of being able to learn from the comfort of your own home cannot be understated.

Additionally, online lessons often incorporate modern teaching tools and platforms that can enhance the learning process, making theory and practice sessions more engaging and interactive.

Which Is Right for You?

Ultimately, the choice between in-person and online piano lessons depends on your individual needs, learning style, and personal circumstances. Some students thrive under the direct guidance of a tutor, finding the physical presence of a teacher invaluable for their musical development.

Others may prefer the flexibility and innovative techniques offered by online learning. Many piano teachers in Cambridge offer both in-person and online tutoring options, allowing you to try both and find out which setting suits you or your child best.

Whether in-person or online, what remains constant is the dedication of piano tutors to provide an enriching, enjoyable, and educational experience for every student, regardless of age or ability level.

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I am an experienced tutor offering private piano lessons in Cambridge that go beyond just learning to play an instrument. It’s about building confidence, nurturing a lifelong love for music, and potentially starting on the path to becoming a professional musician yourself. Whether you’re a child eager to start your musical journey, an adult looking to rekindle your passion, or somewhere in between, I am a dedicated piano teacher in Cambridge ready to guide you every step of the way.

Frequently Asked Questions

I offer piano lessons in Cambridge for students of all ages, from young children to adults. Each lesson is tailored to suit the individual needs and learning style of the student.

No prior experience needed, you can start attending lessons without ever having played the piano before!

While having access to a piano or keyboard at home is beneficial for practice, it's not mandatory to own one before starting lessons. I can provide guidance on selecting a suitable instrument for practice at different budget levels.

Piano lessons in Cambridge are typically scheduled weekly, though can be more/less frequent depending on the student's preference and level of commitment.

Absolutely! I believe in tailoring the piano lessons to the musical interests and goals of each student. Whether you're passionate about classical, jazz, pop, or any other genre, I'll work with you to create a personalised curriculum that aligns with your aspirations.

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