Ian Peter Mansfield was born in Leicestershire in 1975 and has taught piano for more than ten years. He began playing in 1979, and continued his education gaining a degree in music from Sheffield University in 1998 and further Diploma from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (dipABRSM) in 2001. Returning to Leicestershire, he resumed his studies with Mary Withers LRAM ARCM, herself a celebrated student of the great pianist Karl Ulrich Schnabel.
Ian Peter Mansfield continues to teach and perform in Leicestershire, providing one to one piano tuition and music theory training for his students. In 2008 he was awarded a Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music diploma (LRSM).