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Mark Copping has over 30 years of experience as a freelance piano/composition tutor, both privately and as a school teacher. He has prepared students for ABRSM Piano and theory as well as GCSE, and A level music examinations.


Mark is also an award-winning composer, and has written for commissions as well as composing music for multimedia companies and a top advertising agency.


He teaches at all levels up to grade 8, A'Level, and beyond, in schools as well as privately at his home where he has a music room/studio. His music room is equipped with computer-based recording and scoring equipment as well as a Steinway grand piano for students to learn on. 


Mark is currently teaching composition at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School in Faversham.

He was taught piano by concert pianist and head of piano at Kent Music School, Andrew Haigh and at university by Cambridge based concert pianist Philip Mead .


He studied composition with John Hopkins as an undergraduate and also briefly with Robin Holloway and John McCabe


Gradmus (Degree)

PGCFilmMus (Postgraduate)

ALCM (Piano diploma)


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