Maturing, Loving Music & Learning Effectively

Violin, Piano, Viola, music theory lessons in Birmingham, UK.

Selly Oak Music School is founded by Dr. Heng-Ching Fang (PhD in Music, University of Leeds; Master in Music- Guildhall School of Music, City University; PGDip, Birmingham Conservatoire), and provides private Violin, Piano, Viola and Music Theory lessons (in Birmingham UK, and Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia). If learning a musical instrument is your dream, Selly Oak Music School aims to Make Your Dream Come True.

News updated:  Birmingham branch is now open. 

Congrats to Sell Oak Music School Students:

Exam Result & Achievement 2016:

100% ABRSM Piano and Violin Distinction Rate. Some students passed with high Distinction above 140 with full marks in several sections. Stents are invited to play in ABRSM High Score Concerts. Many Congrats!!


Exam Result & Achievement 2012:

100% ABRSM Piano Distinction Rate (Summer Term). Some students passed with total marks 147 /150 or above 140 with full marks in several sections. Many Congrats!! The Koh Piano Duet, winner of Dudley and Northfield Music Festival has been invited to perform in Northfield Winner’s Concert. FIRST TIME PARTICIPATED IN BIRMINGHAM Music FESTIVALAll SELLY OAK STUDENTS have been awarded “Outstanding”. Congrats!  2012 Many Students Won Solihull Music Festival Competition 2012, 1st Prize, and performed in Winner’s Concert.

Exam Result & Achievement 2011:

100% Pass Rate. Students got accepted by CBSO Youth Orchestra, Nottingham Youth Orchestra (NYO), Birmingham School Symphony Orchestra (BSSO), and Birmingham Schools Concert Orchestra (BSCO). Some students have been awarded 1st prizes by Dudley, Northfield and Solihull Festivals.

Autumn Term ABRSM Exam Result 2010 :

Selly Oak Oak Music School is very pleased to announce that we maintain the 100% Pass Rateand 100% Distinction Rate (piano pupils). More than 50% of pupils even got full mark on their scales and aural sections. Selly Oak Oak Music School is happy to announce that we maintain the 100% pass rate and 50% of the pupils have passed their Grade exams with distinctions (summer term). Some pupils even got full mark on their scales and aural sections. All violin students passed with Distinction.  We also have pupils who passed their auditions and have been offered places in the Nottingham Youth Orchestra (NYO), Birmingham School Symphony Orchestra (BSSO), and Birmingham Schools Concert Orchestra (BSCO). Well Done! I look forward to seeing a even better result in the New Year 2011.

Why Choose The Selly Oak Music School?

We use a student-centered personalised approach to teaching. Helping you to awakened and cultivated your music potential is our goal. Our teaching philosophy can be found at Our Approach Page.

What Our Students Say

“Ching is an inspirational teacher, who built on my confidence and performance skills during our lessons. Ching helped to prepare me for my grade 8 violin exam which i passed with a Merit. She also accompanied me on the piano!! she is a genuinely nice person who cares for her students and i am grateful to have had her as a teacher.” Melika

“We use Ching to teach musical skills to people lacking in self confidence. Ching provides the most wonderful belief in the indiviual person. Whilst the musical skills have come on leaps and bounds I can’t help but feel that the real asset is in how Ching helps her students grow in confidence. Ching is a truly wonderful person! “Andi Smith, Priest, Ward End Church

“Ching is a really sweet-natured person. In the few lessons I had with her whilst she was in Leeds, she quickly connected with me at my level of playing ability. Her teaching and encouragement inspires the pupil to learn with confidence.”Carol

“I really enjoy my lessons. Ching is a professional person and a passionate musician. I encourage people to take lessons with her.”Beatris, Sociologist

More testimonials can be found at our Testimonial Page.