Music Tuition

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Online Skype/Facetime lessons available

Student Ashia with her ABRSM
Grade 3 Flute Certificate. 

Student Anthony loves Jazz and enjoys jamming

Jazz Flute to backing tracks, he's also learning the Saxophone


Adult Student Mo loves Rock music and enjoys playing Bon Jovi and Rod Stewart songs the most!


Joann provides 1-2-1 private tuition for Saxophones, Clarinet and Flute in Manchester and the surrounding areas. She is the Woodwind Tutor at HW Music Megastore in Bolton, Lancashire where she has taught since 2012. She has also worked part-time for a music service in Schools around the North West. A fun and friendly tutor with an enhanced CRB check.

To enquire,  or to book a lesson please email her at or use the Contact form on the Contact page. Thank you.

Here's some F A Q 

Where do you teach ?
I provide lessons at my home in worsley, Manchester. At HW Music Megastore in Bolton, Lancashire where i have a private tuition room or at students houses depending on how far away they live. Locations travelled to include Bolton, Horwich, Westhoughton, Atherton, Bury, Whitefield, Prestwich, Swinton, Worsley. 


Not Local ?.....No problem.... Why not try an Online Skype or Facetime lesson and learn from the comfort of your own home no matter how far away you live. Have a regular lesson online with Joann and receive regular email correspondence for all your printable music pdfs and lesson resources. Payment also taken online.
When are you available to teach ?
My lessons are offered daytimes and early evenings. I
currently have some time slots available at the weekend also. 
Mon   9.30am - 7.30pm
Tues   9.30am - 7.30pm
Wed   9.30am - 7.30pm
Thur   9.30am - 7.30pm
Fri       9.30am - 7.30pm
Sat      9.30am - 5.30pm
Sun    Closed 
Do you teach beginners ?
Yes, I am very happy to teach students who are new to the instrument. I teach students of all abilities and of all ages and tailor my lessons to your individual needs. You can learn for fun or Joann can enter you for Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music Grades 1-8. 
Do you teach adults as well as children ?
Yes, of course!...... its never too late to learn! I have many adult students who have taken up an instrument later in life.
How often do i need lessons ?
I recommend regular weekly lessons, however I can be flexible and do fortnightly or book each lesson as we go along. I reccomend having at least two lessons per month in order to keep up the learning and to reduce getting into any bad playing habits.


How long are the lessons ?
30 minute lessons are available for under 16s only, I recommend 45 or 60 minute lessons. 
How much are the lessons ?​ 
Please email me through the contact page for current prices. Thanks.
Can I do Exams ?  
Yes, I am able to enter you for ABRSM practical and theory examinations if you wish.
What do i need to bring to the lesson ?
Bring your instrument and any music you'd like to work on or are currently working on in the lessons. I will provide all other equipment such as music stand, backing tracks and other learning resources. I also provide handouts, exercises and sheet music in the lessons.


What ages do you teach ?
I teach both adults and children off all ages. My current students range from primary school age 6+ upto the retired who are wanting to learn a new hobby. I have an enhanced CRB check which is available to view.


Do you have professional training ? 
Yes. I have a B.A.(Hons) degree in Music from Salford University, I have been awarded my grade 8's A.B.R.S.M in Saxophone, Clarinet and Flute and i have had 20 years of musical experience and education.


I would like to book a lesson, how can i contact you ?
You can contact me by visiting the contact page and send me a
message or email. Alternativey, send me your telephone number and we can have a chat. I am always happy to discuss the lessons and your individual requirements.