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Northern Music Academy

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Hours of Business
From 11.00am Each Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Plus From 9.00am Each Saturday

* Highly Qualified, Experienced teachers, all with Music Degrees
* Friendly, Resourceful, and Professional
* Music Lessons In Person & Online
* Leading the Way Since 1989

The fine musician's club is open for membership - Apply here.

Lessons available now both in person and online. You can switch as necessary, so if you need to isolate, the car breaks down or you miss your bus, just have your lesson online. We also continue with good Covid protocols, the better to keep you safe.

While live lessons are generally best, our teachers make online lessons the next best thing, and reassuringly they are tailored to you, rather than one-size-fits-all.

With teaching up there with the very best available anywhere, ambitious students are well catered for.

if you are ready to learn, then we are ready and able to help.

01977 797422
Find Guitar Lessons, Keyboard Lessons, Piano Lessons, and much, much more, here in person and also worldwide online, all from the heart of Pontefract, West Yorkshire. Learn composition, learn improvisation, learn music theory, or learn the art of performance. Start now, and by the arrival of spring you will have acquired new musical skills you can really be proud of.

The greatest range of instruments are available now, though singing and wind instruments remain online only for now.

Our future proof lesson timetable is designed to work well both in the classroom and online. It is adaptable, and future proof. Plus, we take sensible precautions to keep everyone safe - We call this 'Safer Sound!

Pick an Instrument

Below are some of the instruments we can teach you here at Northern Music Academy.

Click on them to find out more.

I go here every Saturday for great quality piano lessons. Each and everyone of the teachers are polite and extremely caring! Would recommend this!

- Harlie W

Latest News

Latest Piano Exam Results





Wonderful News – All our recent Piano exam candidates have not only passed but excelled. Four students took Trinity Piano Exams in March, with two gaining strong ‘Merit’, and two scooping a highly coveted ‘Distinction’. We are intensely proud of all candidates, and acknowledge their deserved highachievement, which reflect an excellent work ethic.

Initial grade – Ricardo Shahsavari

Passed with Merit

Grade 2 – Anna Gilroy

Passed with Merit

Grade 2 – Mia Xiao

Passed with Distinction

Grade 3 – Cynthia Xiao

Passed with Distinction

All four candidates are students of Academy founder, principal Darrell Priestley.