Stefan Joubert

About Stefan Joubert

Stefan Joubert is the manager of the London Piano Institute. He is passionate about helping adults learn how to play the piano on Skype, FaceTime or in person. He truly believes that no one is too old or not talented enough. He is your first port of call for anything piano lessons related. You can contact him at

10 Reasons Why You Don’t Need Any Prior Experience to Start Learning the Piano!


Discover 10 reasons why you really do not need to know anything at all about playing the piano prior to starting out There are things we all wish we had started sooner. From learning a new language, taking up a new sport, or mastering a musical instrument - many adults simply don’t try to learn a new skill because they think they’re too old to start as a complete beginner now. If you’ve been thinking about learning the piano but have been disheartened by a lack of prior experience, here’s the truth: you can start learning the piano at any age. [...]

10 Reasons Why You Don’t Need Any Prior Experience to Start Learning the Piano!2020-03-05T20:43:07+00:00

10 Reasons why you should consider group piano lessons


10 Pertinent reasons why you should take up group piano lessons! There are several fundamental benefits to why you should consider group piano lessons, though it primarily comes down to the stimulation and interaction that is generated in such group environments. Studies have shown that students in group learning environments tend to thrive faster than those working alone. Generally speaking, this can allow for a higher level of critical thinking and problem solving, while helping build performance skills and confidence. This article observes 10 reasons why you should consider group piano lessons. Reason #1 - In a group piano class, you will [...]

10 Reasons why you should consider group piano lessons2020-04-27T10:39:28+01:00

Famous people who play the piano!


Discover famous individuals who also play the piano! Here at the London Piano Institute, we believe that anyone can learn to play the piano. If you’re willing to learn and dedicate your time, you can do it - no matter your experience, age, or Twitter follower count! Did you know that these famous faces are also proficient at the piano? Clint Eastwood Fact of the day: as well as being an actor and a director, Clint Eastwood is also an accomplished pianist! Before becoming an actor, Eastwood seriously considered pursuing a career in the world of music. He didn’t give up [...]

Famous people who play the piano!2020-03-05T21:24:21+00:00

How to choose a suitable piano for you


An article on how to select a suitable piano! Selecting the right piano for you is absolutely vital. In this article, you will discover a few tips to help you find a piano that will bring you years of musical pleasure! Set a realistic budget Pianos can be costly especially grand pianos. Therefore it is vital to set a realistic budget. If you plan to purchase a digital piano a budget between £280 and £700 should do. For upright pianos, we recommend a budget of between £1800 and £5000. For grand pianos, a starting budget could be around £3000 for a [...]

How to choose a suitable piano for you2020-03-05T21:32:39+00:00

Overcoming obstacles in your piano journey


Sometimes obstacles may seem insurmountable, but if you follow the advice below you can definitely overcome any obstacle in your way! Three years ago you started playing the piano for the first time and it all seemed so easy. You passed your graded examinations with flying colours and you are on your way to grade 4 now. The only problem is that things are getting very difficult... You have to play scales, arpeggios, broken chords with two hands at faster speeds and the compositions are a LOT more challenging! You even start to think... "Can I really do this?". You attend [...]

Overcoming obstacles in your piano journey2020-03-05T21:36:48+00:00

Interview with Celine Gaurier-Joubert, founder of the London Piano Institute


An interview with our master piano instructor Celine Gaurier-Joubert Whether you are entering the world of piano playing later on in life, or if you played the instrument as a child, everyone will have had a particular moment that inspired them to choose the ivory keys over the whole host of other pastimes available to them. For Celine, piano playing was a common practice in the family, leading to an innate talent and underlying creative motivation. Here we find out more about Celine, and her personal introduction to the art of piano playing, and beyond! Your bio states you began playing [...]

Interview with Celine Gaurier-Joubert, founder of the London Piano Institute2020-04-29T09:03:23+01:00

The latest testimonies of our wonderful students!


We think piano students rule the world! Find out what they think of our lessons! Our students are our heroes! A big thank you to Tom and Tim for sharing their experiences with us! They have both developed tremendously over the years with us and we look forward to helping them reach the next level in their piano playing! Testimony by Tom: Testimony by Tim:

The latest testimonies of our wonderful students!2020-02-29T14:14:19+00:00

Six reasons why playing the piano is good for your health


Playing the piano is very healthy... find out more now! You might be thinking of taking up the piano to become a master pianist, to perform in public or to play the Chopin's nocturnes, but did you know that playing the piano can actually have some incredible health benefits? Here’s what learning the piano could help do for you: Reason 1: It can reduce your stress levels Playing the piano can be a great way to relieve stress. You can sit at the piano and fill your mind with nothing but the most gorgeous piano music – helping you to forget the stresses [...]

Six reasons why playing the piano is good for your health2020-03-05T21:46:59+00:00

The surprising productivity benefits of piano lessons


Learning to play the piano has MANY benefits and will make you a much more productive individual! Finding the time to pursue any hobby can be a challenge, especially when you’re juggling a demanding career and the daily pressures of home life. But that doesn’t mean you should give up learning a new skill or stop taking part in something you enjoy. In fact, taking up piano lessons could give your productivity a boost and help you achieve more when working. Many people already know that simply listening to music can help you focus and concentrate in a work environment. Melodies [...]

The surprising productivity benefits of piano lessons2020-02-29T15:16:14+00:00