Our Music Tuition Centre is located in the heart of Moseley, Birmingham. We provide a warm, friendly, and fun atmosphere and teach all styles of music.

We teach all abilities so it doesn’t matter if you’re a complete beginner or just simply need a little tuning up. We can help you. We teach all ages and levels.

We have great deals on music tuition. If you book 3 lessons, you get the 1st for free!

Guitar & Ukulele Lessons

You play along to real rock and pop tunes while learning to read, write and improvise music. Our guitar teachers specialise in making learning fun and engaging for beginners, but also have a great track record for getting their students into Universities to study music performance.

We encourage all of our students to take regular Graded Exams, as it’s a great way to build confidence and really drive home the skills they learn as well as providing a benchmark of their progress. These are however optional, should you choose it’s not for you. Our grades are fully accredited to be equivalent to GCSEs at the lower end all the way up to A-levels and UCAS points for university entry at the higher grade 6 – 8 end.

All of our guitar teachers also teach Mandolin, Ukulele, Bass and Banjo

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Piano & Keyboard Lessons

You’ll learn to play, read, write and improvise music in a fun and engaging way. Playing well known Rock and Pop tunes to help hone your skills.

Our keyboard teachers are passionate about teaching and care about their students progress.

They are also great musicians in their own right. They have a wealth of experience and skills to pass on to the students. Each one is an accomplished performer, having passed a minimum of grade 8 for their instrument. Many though are multi-instrumentalists and have other talents to compliment this. From award-winning composers, to virtuoso violinists and music tech experts.


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Vocal Lessons

Our Vocal teachers are passionate about teaching, and care about their students’ progress.

We provide regular opportunities each year for the students to perform and showcase their abilities.  We invite friends and family to a professional venue so students can perform in front of hundreds of people (if they want too of course).

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Drum Lessons

We develop lesson plans based on where you are in your drumming journey!

Our students range from complete beginners to post Grade 8, initially focusing on learning rhythms, techniques and classic drum grooves, we make it relevant to what style(s) of music you want to learn and achieve in your lessons.  All of our drum teachers have attended the Birmingham Conservatoire and have gained degrees in Percussion or Jazz.

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Violin & Viola Lessons

Our Violin & Viola lessons teach you everything you need to know from the basics to the advanced!

Our teachers are experienced tutors who will help develop your skills no matter what your current ability is.

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Woodwind (Clarinet, Flute or Saxophone)

If woodwind is your choice then we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re looking to play Clarinet, Flute or Saxophone we have the teachers for you. We are lucky to have two tutors who are highly experienced in all three instruments! From beginners to advanced players they are able to cater to your level. If you are just playing for fun, our teachers are able to guide you through specific songs or styles you like or if you want to learn theory and grades they can do that too! Both teachers have trained from a high standard at the Birmingham Conservatoire and have a passion for teaching all ages and abilities.

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Family & Group Lessons

Shades Music also offers family and group lessons in guitar, ukulele, piano/keyboard and vocals. Classes last for 30 minutes or 60 minutes. Call us or contact us for more info!

Group & Family lessons is a great way to join in on the fun together. It’s also cost effective as you don’t need to pick up the bill for multiple tuition fees.

Learning as a family or in a group is a fun filled activity that brings everyone closer together and is a intuiative way to learn a skill that you’ll have for the rest of your lives.