This delightful turn of the century house, the home of eminent pianist and teacher Harold Craxton, his wife Essie and their daughter the distinguished oboist Janet Craxton, provides a comfortable and welcoming venue for classical musicians from all over the world.

Its features include:

main studio

main studio
Main Studio (10m x 7m)
A 33ft x 23ft double-height, wood-panelled room with balcony and sprung maple floor opening onto a quiet, secluded garden. It is equipped with a Blüthner concert grand piano, and is suitable for up to 32 orchestral players or 40 choir.
Tarriff: From £100 per three-hour session
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second studioSecond Studio: (5.5m x 3.6m)
An 18ft x 12ft 2nd floor room with french windows opening onto a balcony, equipped with a Steinway grand piano and suitable for up to 6 orchestral players. It is also used as the warm-up room for Auditions.
Tarriff: £50 per three-hour session
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dining roomAudition Tarriff
(main studio, warm-up room and use of both pianos):
£46.00 per hour


• Waiting/Refreshment Room

• Music stands & conductors' stands

• On-street car parking:
   Pay & Display Mon-Fri 12.30-2.30 only. Free at all other times

• Variety of eateries locally

• Free Wifi

• Snacks and refreshments