We have gathered a list of the most frequently asked questions here. We have tried answering them to the best of our ability, but if you do have any questions, please get in touch via [email protected] .
How do I find the right tutor?
Our tutor profiles allow you to check out everything you need to know before taking the first lesson. You can see where lessons could take place alongside the cost. You can also see infomration on teaching approach, styles of music covered, and graded examinations offered. You can also no obligation messages to tutors to ask speciic questions and check availability before booking any lessons. Our office team are all experienced music educators and know our network of tutors very well. We are always happy to help you with your first steps towards booking the right tutor.
How do I know that my tutor is safe, reliable and qualified?
Our team are very committed to safeguarding and take it very seriously. Through our vetting and recruitment process, our tutors must produce a valid enhanced DBS certificate, as well as agreeing to sign a code of conduct, and agreeing to abide by our safeguarding and child protection policy. Furthermore, we interview all of our tutors to make sure they meet our high standards of quality and professionalism. 97 percent of our tutors have a music degree from Conservatoire or University alongside experience as a private music tutor.
How do I become a tutor?
Do you have a passion to create more music in the world? Please be aware that you will need to meet the following requirements:
- A music degree from Conservatoire or University (exceptions can be made for significant high end industry experience)
- Ability to demonstrate experience, professionalism and quality as a private music tutor
- Excellent communication skills and the drive to give students not just a great music lesson but great service as well
- An enhanced DBS check dated within the last three years. If this is required we can help you get the certificate
If this sounds like you - click the link at the bottom of this page to apply.
Where is MusicTutors.co.uk?
We’re based out of Mabgate Mills in Leeds City Centre. Why not pop in for a coffee sometime?
What is Music Tutors
We are an online platform helping to make the learning of music more accessible to everyone. You choose what you’d like to learn, where you’d like to learn it and which tutor you think suits you best. Before you know it, you're re musical journey has begun. Our office team are here to give you help and support every step of the way
What kind of teaching can you find at Music Tutors?
Our tutoring is primarily one-to-one, and we are constantly talking to new tutors in different regions and different disciplines. If you cannot find a tutor in your area or a teaching method that you feel would benefit you the most, get in touch and we will help you to find a teaching style that suits you!
Do I have to bring an instrument for my lessons
In most cases, you have to bring your own instrument to your lesson unless advised otherwise by your tutor (excluding piano and drums). You can have these discussions with your tutor to establish exactly what you’ll need to bring your lesson. Tutors also include this information on their tutor profile for your convenience.
What if I am not satisfied with my new tutor?
We are sure that your tutor will give you the best possible musical experience, but if you are not satisfied please get in touch with us and we will happily help you find another tutor. We offer first lessons at half price so you can check you are happy before continuing with a tutor.
What is the cost of the lessons?
Our tutors's choose their price based on experience, qualifications, and location. Prices are clearly displayed on the tutors profile. If you would the lesson in your own home, a transport fee may be added by the tutor to cover their travel costs. Lessons are available in 30, 45 or 60 minute slots. The first lesson with a new tutor is offered at half price!