Yamaha Music School at Fairfield Halls - our teachers

Yamaha Music School

Yamaha Music School teachers are highly qualified musicians that are put through rigorous audition and training requirements before becoming a qualified instructor. Teachers are regularly provided with training throughout their time as a Yamaha instructor and can even add to their qualifications by taking Yamaha’s teacher grades.

Bethany Norman, coordinator of Yamaha Music School at Fairfield Halls

Bethany Norman DipABRSM, BMus (Hons)

Coordinator of YMS, Fairfield Halls. Bethany teaches Music Wonderland, JMC, JSFC and PFK.

Bethany Is a pianist, flautist and educator based in Surrey and South London. Having studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama as a junior, she then went on to continue her studies at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Having always loved teaching and the joys that came with it, she eagerly jumped at the opportunity to become a Yamaha teacher when Fairfield Halls reopened its doors in 2019. She has continued teaching all of the Yamaha courses on offer at FFH whilst running the school itself and juggling other work as a freelance musician.

Daniella Abounassar

Play for Keeps tutor.

Daniella is a pianist, cellist and composer based in South London. Having completed her undergraduate degree at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in Piano Performance, she will also obtain her master’s degree in Film Scoring from Berklee College of Music in 2023. Daniella is currently teaching the Play for Keeps course at Fairfield Halls and is a passionate music educator tailoring her lessons to suit every student and supporting them throughout their musical journey.

Daniella Abounassar - Play for Keeps Tutor at Yamaha Music School, Fairfield Halls