Mannin Music is a collaboration of private music teachers on the Isle of Man. Our aim is to provide a central contact point for you to find enthusiastic and qualified music teachers.

We currently offer lessons in piano, voice, violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, whistle, clarinet, saxophone, all brass, acoustic and electric guitar, electric bass, drums, theory, GCSE/A level/IB tutoring, and also in recording and live sound engineering. Lessons are available in a number of different musical styles i.e., classical, folk/Celtic, rock and pop, musical theatre etc.

All our teachers also enter pupils for ABRSM, Trinity, Rock School and Trinity Rock & Pop grade exams if students wish to take these qualifications. We plan to run a variety of music related courses over school holiday periods. Keep an eye out for details on these.

If you have any equiries about lesson availability, fees, etc. please go to our contact page. We are also always interested in expanding the instruments that we offer lessons in – if you are a private music teacher who is interested in working with
Mannin Music, then contact us for more information.

Other Services

Mannin Music has a qualified and experienced sound engineer working with us. If you are interested in producing a demo recording, or would like a multi-track made of a live gig, then get in touch. Giving someone the opportunity to record a short demo CD can also be an interesting and unusual present!


This fab Welsh band, which includes Peel-based musician Jamie Smith, are performing at the Centenary Centre soon. Get your tickets - they're completely brilliant :) (and nominated for a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award, along with our lovely Mera and the Manx boys from Imar!) ... See MoreSee Less

ALAW - Peel Centenary Centre, IOM

April 20, 2018, 8:00pm - April 20, 2018, 4:00pm

Oli Wilson-Dickson - Dylan Fowler -Jamie Smith ALAW is three leading musicians who bring a wealth of experience to a shared passion - the traditional music of Wales. Whether unearthing rare gems or reimagining a well loved melody they treat their music with a deftness and sensitivity that is thoroughly absorbing. Combined with powerful song writing and original tunes, this makes for a musical experience that will stay with the listener long after the concert has ended. Oli, Jamie and Dylan have a long history of working together, sharing projects such as The Devil’s Violin, Szapora and The Ian McMillan Orchestra. Oli and Jamie are well known throughout the folk world as the frontline of Jamie Smith’s Mabon. From stirring song to driving jigs - they communicate their music with relaxed humour and a genuine affection that is truly infectious.

This is quite fun! How did you do? ... See MoreSee Less

Next up in our Stravinsky festival at Southbank Centre is The Rite of Spring, famous for its wild unpredictable rhythms. Can you get a perfect score? 🎟️

We're so proud of Mera Royle getting through to the final of BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award. This is an amazing achievement, and it couldn't have happened to a more talented and lovely person! Here's a short clip of her playing:
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