John is an accomplished and versatile instrumentalist in jazz and classical piano and classical violin. 


  • Teacher of piano and music theory, both privately (2018—present) and with southwest London-based company Scales Music (November 2019—present)

  • 99% distinction in Licentiate of Trinity College London piano recital diploma (June 2017)

    Winner of a Pianoman Scholarship (2009—17), involving regular lessons and residential courses with international concert pianist Richard Meyrick and Russian virtuosos Maria Nemtsova and Veronika Ilinskaya

  • Performer of Mozart’s Concerto No. 10 for Two Pianos in E-flat major, K. 365/316a, at the UBS centre, London (November 2015)

  • Winner of West Suffolk Young Musician of the Year on piano, and finalist on violin (July 2013) Read More

  • Violinist, composer and conductor at the Royal Academy of Music, Junior Department (2012 — 13)

  • Grade 8 distinction in violin (2009)

  • Violinist in the National Children’s Orchestra of Great Britain (2005 — 09) 

Jazz Pianist

  • Teacher of jazz piano improvisation and theory, both privately (2018—present) and with Scales Music (November 2019—present)

  • Keyboards and synths for Wandering Wires (2016 — present)

  • Performer at various bars, restaurants, parties and private events (2010 — present). Contact John for bookings

  • Pianist for an Oxford University big band (2014 — 15)

  • Student on the National Youth Jazz Collective 2012 and 2014 summer schools