Piano, Keyboard and Voice Teachers


Laura Blythe

Laura completed her Bachelor of Music Degree before becoming a Qualified classroom teacher teaching at Oathall Community College for 3 years teaching GCSE Music with 100% pass rate and running a department.

Laura has taught a range of activities that include Samba, Ukulele, recorders, Keyboard/Piano and Music Theory at East Sussex Music for 12 years. Laura also runs the choir, ‘The Keys’ - a mixed ability keyboard group and ‘Wired’ - a Rock & Pop group at Lewes Music Centre.

Laura can teach traditional ABRSM and Trinity piano grades as well as Rock & Pop Keyboard. She has excellent results with Rock and Pop exams and uses a friendly approach to teaching pupils of all ages.

Laura is passionate about teaching music and feels fortunate to work for East Sussex Music


Rachel Fryer M.Mus, BA (Hons) PGCE is East Sussex Academy of Music’s Piano Teacher and accompanist.

She is in high demand as a performer locally, both as a soloist and accompanist. She is the Musical Director for Music & Wine at St. Luke’s, a concert series in Brighton.

Rachel has given workshops on topics including practice tips, playing without tension and dealing with performance nerves and plays with many education groups including Kidenza and the Orchestra of Sound and Light.


Stephanie Holt

Stephanie is an experienced vocal and piano teacher, performer and composer. She has been teaching music, music technology and leading choirs for over 13 years. She is a classically trained vocalist who also has extensive experience in Jazz, Pop, Blues, Rock and Musical Theatre.

Stephanie is an enthusiastic teacher who adapts her lessons to each student by focusing on their own individual needs. Either learning just for fun, wanting to take grades or to enhance performance skills, Stephanie’s lessons aim to bring out the best in her students by building confidence, developing techniques, extending repertoire and exploring the inner musician

Ellie Thompson

Alisa Vinton

John Pembery