Nicholas Scott-Burt












































































































Up the Gradus ad Parnassum


Subtitled "The Art of Being a Piano Teacher Despite Commendable Other Plans"  this book is described as"part treatise, part memoir and part rant". Nicholas Scott-Burt opens the door on techniques, strategies and tricks of his trade as a ;piano teacher, introduces us to “Pupils and Teachers”, and takes us on a tour of this secret world. With chapter headings including "It all starts with your Bum", "Amazing Machines and How to Work them", "The Road to Woodside Park" and "In Bed with Marilyn", this is an entertaining and informative good read for anybody who is interested, as a teacher, as a pupil or as a parent, in what happens behind the teaching studio door…