Learn, teach, practise, rehearse or perform at our historic store in the heart of Manchester city centre!


Sunday Piano School with Christine Zhou

Piano lessons in English and Mandarin Chinese for all ages and all abilities, including preparation for ABRSM, Trinity and LCM exams

Book a free trial lesson! | 0161 834 3281, ext. 204

Sundays, 11am - 5pm

£32 per hour, or £18 for half an hour

Christine Zhou studied piano performance at Concordia University, Montreal, and the Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto, and has taught at the Yamaha Music Gallery, Royal Music School and Allegro Music School in Toronto, as well as privately in Toronto, Montreal, Beijing and Shanghai.

She teaches children and adults of all ages, from beginners to advanced students, in both English and Mandarin Chinese.

Trained in the Russian school of piano teaching, she believes in making lessons both interesting and fun, enabling students to develop their creative and critical thinking, and, most importantly, to love playing the piano!


Other Instruments

Music lessons on guitar, voice, woodwind, brass and strings

Book a free trial lesson! | 0161 834 3281, ext. 204

We have a roster of brilliant teachers available to provide lessons at Forsyth on most instruments. We will add their details here shortly.


Teaching, Practice, Rehearsal and Performance Space

Affordable, city-centre music rooms complete with high-quality Schimmel upright and grand pianos

Violin lessonBook a room! | 0161 834 3281, ext. 604

Mondays - Saturdays, 9am - 5.30pm | Sundays, 11am - 5pm

From £10 per hour

We have several rooms available for teaching, practice, rehearsals and informal performances – such as end-of-term student concerts, workshops and lunchtime recitals – fully equipped with high-quality Schimmel upright or grand pianos, stools and music stands, with additional chairs as required.

These spaces can be booked in hour-long slots, starting on the hour, during our normal opening hours, with prices starting at £10 per hour.

If you are preparing to take your ABRSM exam at Forsyth, you can even book to practise in the very room and on the very instrument that is used for the exam!

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Above: Daniel Ropota giving a lunchtime recital in our workshop and performance space (left); and one of our teaching rooms set up for ABRSM examinations, under Beethoven's watchful eye! (right)