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Cultivate | Create | Communicate

CanKnowPiano™ was formed by Belfast-born pianist and teacher Rory Dowse in 2020 to make learning the piano as enjoyable, as convenient, and as effective as possible.

Everything you can access here is a result of Rory's education at Queens's University, the Royal Irish Academy of Music, the Royal Northern College of Music, and the University of Manchester - and all in a format that is high quality, cost-effective, and easy to access.

To attain this information, Rory travelled hundreds of miles each week for his piano lessons with Peter Tuite in Dublin, Ireland before moving to Manchester, UK to study with Murray McLachlan. Rory holds a Master of Music in Solo Piano Performance and has been teaching since 2006.

He has studied with some of the greatest pianists of our time, including Leon Fleischer, Stephen Hough, and Fanny Waterman. Rory now lives in Phoenix, Arizona, USA with his wife and his two children.

CanKnowPiano™ exists to help you cultivate your musicianship and technique, to create beautiful performances with these skills, and to communicate the ineffable.

If you have any questions, or would like to enquire about lessons with Rory, please get in touch below.

We hope you enjoy your experience with CanKnowPiano™! 


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