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Welcome. We hope you’ll find this site refreshing and informative. Whether you’re interested in music lessons at David’s home-based studio in Lichfield; new pieces to playmentoring for your teaching diploma; or an accompanist for your exam or performance, we look forward to hearing from you soon. David’s popular and successful teaching practice has been running for 15 years with pupils currently travelling from as far afield Little Haywood, Hopwas, Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield, Elford, Hill Ridware, Cannock, Birmingham, Whittington, Alrewas, Handsacre, Kings Bromley, Hoar Cross, Stafford, Yoxall, Dunstall, Walsall and of course, Lichfield itself.

Autumn Term Exam Results

Photo of exam certificateThe Autumn Term 2016 has seen another great set of exam results from pupils who all achieved either merits or distinctions. Entries ranged from pupils aged 9 to 14, and entries were made at Step 2, Grade 1 and Grade 2 levels. Congratulations to those pupils who sat exams: Octavia L, Alex W and Chloe M. You can see the latest set of results here and you can find out more about David’s flute, piano, singing and music theory teaching on this page.

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Fun & Friendly Tuition in Lichfield

Whether you’re a beginner or returner; adult or child; nervous or not, David Barton Music can meet all your requirements for flute, piano and singing lessons in Lichfield and surrounding area. High-quality tuition; excellent value; and at times to suit you.

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New Releases

Be Thou My Vision

Catalogue Number: PPMO1703
Instrumentation: SATB & piano
Publisher: Paraclete Press
Difficulty Level: E
Year of Publication: 2017
Duration: 4 minutes
Availability: In Stock

Printed Copy: $2.90

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Sheet Music Sample (PDF)

An attractive anthem based on the old Irish text as well as an original hymn tune by the composer. Barton writes an idiomatic and supportive piano part and the voices sing lovely legato lines, mostly unison. Appropriate for a time of prayer or meditation.


Potential Uses

Choir, Church, Worship, Choral