Graeme Hopson
Graeme Hopson MMus BMus is a freelance musician based in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Graeme combines a busy schedule of performing as a singer and pianist with teaching, arranging, composing, and running singing groups and workshops for adults called VivaVoices.

Graeme has also worked as a session musician, as an adjudicator at music festivals, and as a musical director, including Suffolk Young People’s Theatre’s production of My Fair Lady at the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds. Graeme studied at the Royal Northern College of Music, gaining a Master’s degree in 2004, followed by further study at Queens’ College, Cambridge.

Piano, singing & theory lessons

Graeme is in demand as a teacher of piano, singing, and music theory. Graeme has over 12 years’ experience in teaching children and adults of all ages and abilities and is CRB checked. Adult learners are welcome - you're never too old!

Students learn a wide variety of music in their lessons, from pop to classical, musicals and jazz. Each lesson is tailored to the tastes and needs of the individual student, and can be prepared for graded exams or learn just for pleasure.

What pupils say about Graeme’s lessons:

“Graeme is a supportive and encouraging teacher. I feel much more confident with my singing, and look forward to my lesson each week.” Jenny, 44

“The piano lessons are really good. I learn lots of fun pieces.” Ben, 8

“I’m an older adult piano beginner, learning just for my own enjoyment. With Graeme’s patience, I can now play pieces that I never thought I’d be able to.” David, 72

“My singing has come on a lot over the past few months, and the theory and aural work we’ve done in lessons has really helped me in my GCSE music.”
Sophie, 15

Lesson rates are £19 for 30 minutes and £27 for 45 minutes. Lessons take place at Graeme’s home in Bury St Edmunds. To discuss your requirements further or arrange a trial lesson, please call 01284 700286 or email

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