We offer excellent piano education for all levels from absolute beginners to very advanced piano students.


Peterson Piano Institute is a piano academy like no other

Whether you are absolute beginners or advanced amateur pianists, you are equally welcome to join our piano courses specially designed for you. We always encourage and support piano learners without ever judging or criticising. We believe that a relaxed and friendly environment is essential for students to express themselves and gain confidence in their pianistic abilities.

Thanks to the remarkable experience of our expert piano instructors, we would be pleased to welcome you whether you wish to study classical, jazz or pop piano.

Our Concert Pianist Teacher’s Speech

“I encourage all adult piano lovers who have a passion for piano playing to join The PETERSON Piano Institute and benefit from our effective piano education. I believe that you do not need any unique talent to enjoy playing the piano for your pleasure and that you can surely become an excellent pianist, thanks to the expert advice offered by our specialised instructors”

Phillippe Guilhon Herbert,
French concert pianist


Our Piano Instructors have an impressive track record

Starting piano lesson requires personal motivation, goal setting, ability to persevere during tough times. Only an excellent piano instructor is able to guide and motivate you through each and every circumstance. At Peterson Piano Institute, we provide you with the singular best-dedicated piano instruction, learning the correct technique from day one is absolutely imperative and non-negotiable. Studying with the wrong teacher might inevitably lead to the re-learning of some or all of your piano technique.


Dr.Tarin Supprakorn

Dr.Tarin Supprakorn is a candidate for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance and Literature at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, where he studies with Dr. Nelita True. He received a Master of Music in Piano Performance and Literature from Eastman, also studying with Dr. True, and he earned a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore, where he studied with Dr. Thomas Hecht.

Hailed by the Bangkok Post as “one of Thailand’s top young concert pianists,” Tarin began piano studies at age six in his native Thailand. He studied with Dr. Indhuon Srikaranonda for eight years, receiving a full scholarship from the M. L. Puangroy Apaiwongse Scholarship Fund in Bangkok for talented young pianists.

During his years of study at Eastman, he won first prize in the school’s annual Piano Concerto Competition and performed Clara Schumann’s Piano Concerto with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Tarin has served as Dr. True’s teaching assistant. He was honored with Eastman’s Excellence in Accompanying Award in both 2013 and 2014. Tarin is also a piano instructor at the Eastman Community Music School.

Tarin has won first prize in most of Thailand’s prestigious piano competitions, including the 6th Bangkok Chopin Piano Competition, the 7th National Studio Piano Competition, the 1st National Piano Concerto Competition organized by Mahidol University, and the 5th Piyabhand Sanitwongse National Piano Competition. He has also won first or second prize and the Best Artistic Award in several international competitions: the 5th and 8th International Chopin Piano Competitions in Asia (Japan), the 7th International Balys Dvarionas Competition for Young Pianists (Lithuania), the 1st ASEAN International Concerto Competition (Indonesia), the 5th International Stasys Vainiunas Piano and Chamber Ensemble Competition (Lithuania), and the 2nd ASEAN International Chopin Piano Competition (Malaysia)

Wasin Prasertlap

Award-winning pianist Wasin Prasertlap has performed as a soloist and collaborative musician in Southeast Asia, the US and Eastern Europe. Among his many prizes, he was awarded First Prize at Thailand’s 1st National Piano Concerto Competition and won the Crescendo Summer Institute Chamber Music Competition in Sárospatak, Hungary in 2012.

A recipient of the Peabody Scholarship and the Yong Siew Toh Scholarship, Wasin earned a Graduate Performance Diploma and Master of Music degree in Piano Performance from the Peabody Conservatory, where he was awarded the Pauline Favin Memorial Award upon graduation. Prior to that, he received the Bachelor of Music in degree in Piano Performance from the National University of Singapore. His former teachers included Benjamin Pasternack, Thomas Hecht, Artas Balakauskas and Indhuon Srikaranonda-Balakauskas. He has additionally been coached by diverse international artists, including Leon Fleisher, Yefim Bronfman, Angela Hewitt, Boris Berman, Martin Helmchen, Peter Frankl, Michael Kannen and Katherine Jacobson Fleisher.

Mr. Philippe Guihon-Herbet

Philippe Guilhon-Herbert, an all-round artist with an eclectic career, graduated with first Prizes at Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris and Musikhochschule Freiburg in Breisgau (Germany) in piano, ensemble playing and accompaniment.

He studied with Michel Béroff & Jean-Claude Pennetier, and received the advices of Maria Joao Pires and Aldo Ciccolini. As an active recitalist in the traditional repertoire and premieres of contemporary music, he had major appearances in Berlin, Paris, New-York, Salzburg, Bangkok... As a soloist with orchestra he performed both Chopin piano concertos, as well as Grieg, Brahms...

He recorded 10 awarded solo CDs (presenting major works from Chopin, Schubert, Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Debussy, Ravel...), and performs occasionnaly Jazz and improvisations as well. Besides he did work as a songwriter and composed several soundtracks scores.

He was during 10 years professor in Paris (piano and chamber music) and teaches now in Bangkok, at the Peterson Piano Academy (Piano, Chamber music, Improvisation, and Musical analysis). He had, in Bangkok as well, many recitals performances at the Goethe Institute (major works from Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Schumann).

He previously performed countless times as a vocal accompanist (Paris Opera Bastille, Opera de Lyon...) in the classical repertoire (Opéra, Lied, Mélodies) as well as in the Broadway songbooks.

His teaching fields, for intermediate and advanced levels, are piano (classical repertoire, improvisation, pop), Jazz, composition, accompaniment and chamber music.

Ms. Naoko Kato

Ms. Naoko Kato

Naoko earned a Bachelor's degree from Musashino Academia Musicae in Japan with a Master's degree in piano performance from Chicago Musical College in the United States. She's been studying accompanying and chamber music since she was in college. After attending the university, she started studying accompanying and chamber music and became a keyboardist at the Chicago Civic Orchestra. Naoko has been a guest pianist and main pianist for the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra, Bangkok Opera, and Bangkok Community Theater. In 2006, she was a piano concerto soloist conducted by Mr. Hikotaro Yazaki of the MIE Philharmonic Orchestra in Japan. In 2011, she entered the Charity Concert "Pray for Japan" which started after a major earthquake. Naoko had a solo recital in Bangkok in 2014. From then, she has been appearing in concerts with Ms. Eri Okuzawa

Ms. Pancharee Ungpanya (Ajarn Ning)

Pancharee was a student of Payabhand Sanitwonse, who is the national artist in performing arts. She performed at the Piyabhand Sanitwong’s concert every year from 1990 to 1997. She started studying piano at the age of 13 with Wannasiri Homsanit, a pupil of Piyabhand Sanitwongse, a national performing arts artist, in 1998. In the same year, she passed the Grade 8 piano exam at Trinity College in London. She collaborated with Jun Komatsu between 2005 and 2007 and with Christopher Tutin in 2010. In the past 16 years, she has had a significant amount of experience teaching and studying piano, both in practice and in theory, at the University of West London, London College of Music (LCM) up to Grade 8. She has had experience teaching piano for children with special needs in the past 10 years.

Ms. Nuntikarn Kongthavon (Ajarn Cherry)

Nuntikarn graduated from Bangkok University Faculty of Humanities, Bachelor of Arts major in English. She is currently teaching piano at Wells International School, Sukhumvit 51, she has experiences teaching music to children for more than 10 years as she loves children and has the ability of motivating children to enjoy every minute of their piano lesson.

 Ms. Walaya Surinphong (Ajarn Babie)

Ms. Walaya Surinphong (Ajarn Babie)

Walaya begin her piano lesson with Dr. Wipa Kongkagul at the age of 6 years old. She graduated with bachelor’s degree from Chulalongkorn University majoring in Piano Performance with Professor Tongsuang Isarangkul Na Ayudhya and perform in faculty concerts during her years of Bachelor study. She give private lessons since her sophomore year. Her passion is for classical period from Baroque, Classical to Romantic.

Mr. Montree Chaisawang (AJARN Mek)

graduated at Mahidol University with PhD degree in science (International program) and have more than 20 years of piano teaching experience. He joined master class with Professor and have been studying with famous teachers from Korea, Japan, Singapore, and Hong Kong. He sent his student to participate various examination board e.g. London College of Music(LCM), Trinity, ABRSM, and Australian Music Examination board and his student tends to get a Distinction result with excellent feedback.

Ms. Kanta Kansopon (Ajarn Pong)

Kanta graduated with bachelor’s degree from Chulalongkorn University majoring in Piano Performance. She used to be assistant director of Jintrakarn Music School. Thanks to her 35 years of teching expirience, she is very good in teaching piano especially with children whilst making them enjoy their music journey. Her goal in teaching is to deliver through the love of music to the children. In addition to obtaining the correct background knowledge her student always leaves class with the smile on their face. She teaches both one to one lesson and piano group course.

Pornpimon Oanjoo (Ajarn Ploy)

Pornpimon graduated with Bachelor’s and Master’s degree with the highest grade score from Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Chulalongkorn University Majoring Piano Performance In her teaching achievements, she has been teaching private piano lessons for more than 8 years for students of all ages and has participated and researched in additional music seminars for diverse music curricula such as ABRSM, LCM, Trinity College London Et cetera, Including achieving Credential Certified for one of the students was awarded First Prize, The 5th MCGP Piano Competition 2018 and many more.

Supasinee Kanjanasiranont

SUPASINEE graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Thammasat University received the Trinity Awards Thailand 2020 and was a guest lecturer at Thammasat University, Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy, lecturing on Music Appreciation, student success in the Trinity College London Examination 2020 (Piano Grade 1, 3 and 5).

Can teach lessons in Thai, English and Chinese.

Ajarn Wisut

Wisut graduated with a bachelor's degree from Chulalongkorn University, Faculty of Education. After graduating, he was a piano teacher for 8 years until one day he came out to try new things such as performing a solo concert. as well as being a back-up for the band performing at leading hotels across Bangkok. In addition to being able to play the piano Has the ability to play the bass guitar, record and give advice on how to play music. He is currently an advisor to the music program and teaches piano.


Pawai Krutherm (Ajarn Bank)

Known as Tong P, piano cover from YouTube Channel, ‘Bankmodify’ which has over 100,000 subscribes and the highest number of views on his piano cover videos. He has more than 300 wedding event piano experience. Also, he joins in collaboration with many famous YouTube channels in Thailand such as Madpuppetstudio, Kanomroo, Babymojiko, เอ๋ยเอ้ย, 108life



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We offer excellent music education for all levels – from absolute beginners to very advanced students.


Who’s it for?

  • Absolute piano beginners who want to avoid wasting time and money on low-quality music instruction.
  • Intermediate looking to develop their own piano skills and get rid of frustration!
  • Advanced who are in need of serious improvement and a master’s touch.
  • Extra push to move from being a reasonable pianists to an excellent one!

What you can expect?

  • The highest quality piano lessons for adults of ALL LEVELS in London. (Absolute beginners & nervous beginners welcome!)
  • Personal motivation to help you learn. (80% of your piano playing is all about your enthusiasm and mindset)
  • Fast and systematic improvement. (In comparison with most other piano lessons)

Which styles are taught?

  • Classical piano
  • Jazz piano
  • Popular piano
  • Blues piano
  • Rock piano

I’m interested. What should I do next?

If you are interested and woud like to view our music course, it is found in our piano courses section. Please fill in the form on our enrol page if you would like to talk to us and we will get back to you as soon as we can.


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