Derby piano lessons...

My name is Dom Scohy.

I have 20 years of teaching experience, & have been performing for 15 years. I'm from Belgium & the son of an international opera singer. I started my first piano lessons at the age of 3 years old, & achieved a music theory & piano diploma at the Academy of Auderghem at 16. I then studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Brussels.

I have more than 20 years of international teaching experience between Belgium, France, and the UK.
In Derbyshire, I have previously taught lesson(s) at Foulds/Forte music school, & Derby school of music. I have also composed music for shows in Brussels.

I am very passionate & enthusiastic. I am very comfortable with classical, jazz & pop. I teach theory individually or in very didactic & fun group lessons. In my spare time, I am the keys player of the Derby-based jazz/funk band Oobleck.

Piano tuition is like learning a poem in Japanese because it sounds beautiful & is great, but understanding what you are saying is even better - I will help you understand music entirely. I have students from Allestree, Mickleover,
Littleover, Belper, see my testimonials here. I have been DBS checked. Contact me for your first piano lesson, near Mackworth in Derby - contact me now!

Testimonials (Google reviews)

  • best teacher ive ever had

    Ben K Avatar Ben K
    25th May 2023
  • Dom is an excellent teacher and adapts his lessons to meet the needs and interests of his students. Would highly recommend!

    L Mason Avatar L Mason
    19th December 2022
  • Brilliant piano tutor and very knowledgeable in the world of music and sound production as a whole. Have been taking lessons with Dom since Autumn 2021, learning both piano thoery as well as practicing the correct way to play songs. Would definitely recommend!

    Dan Tombs Avatar Dan Tombs
    19th June 2022

My Experience teaching piano

Piano Music Tuition


Piano Teacher Music School, Brussels

I used to teach music in a state school. Music is assessed twice a year. My work was to teach students to pass their exams, just like I do at my home in Derby now with my lessons.

Piano instructor


Private teacher at Magic keyboard school in Belgium

Piano teacher in a private music school, close to the international Queen Elisabeth chapel. I had the chance to be part of masterclass of worldwide pianist such as Maria Joao Pires who is teaching at the Chapel. I learn how to adapt my teaching to my students, which I now do every day in Derby.

Piano tution & member examination board


At St Michel college

I was a member of the examination board, which now helps me to prepare students for their piano grades (ABRSM, Trinity...).

Piano lessons


Ethnic Drums Teacher In An Autistic School "Les 4 Vents"

The work included, dealing with teenagers with on the autistic spectrums. We had to work on poly-rhythm which basically means that the group of approximately 15 teens were divided in different groups, and played all together with rhythms. Like a drums orchestra. My work here, now assists me to help students who are struggling with the rhythm, during my lessons in Mackworth.

Piano teacher


Derby school of music near Littleover

I prepared students for their grades (ABRSM, Trinity...) during each lesson.

Piano tutor & music theory


Forte music school, Derby

A lot of the students I taught here are still with me today. I prepared learners for their grades - ABRSM & Trinity. I taught music theory in groups & 1-2-1.

Teacher of piano & music theory

2018 - present

My own home. 33 Cheviot Street, DE22 3EX

I teach learners of many different ages & adapt my style to suit them. They come from the surrounding areas of Oakwood, Mickleover, Allestree & even Burton!

teaching slots available

30 minutes piano lessons 1 to 1
45 minutes piano lessons 1 to 1
60 minutes piano lessons 1 to 1

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