Calling All Teachers! Classes, recitals, French Fancies, and more ….

Welcome to our website! The Summer School for Pianists is launching a new initiative for piano teachers this year. Spend a day with us at Summer School – observe our tutors in action in their masterclasses, take in a Piano Matters Presentation, enjoy a recital – or two! – and network with like-minded pianists from all over the globe.  All this for £40 for the day.

Ann Martin-DavisOn Tuesday August 14 there’ll be masterclasses with our five tutors: Karl Lutchmayer, Christine Stevenson, Ann Martin-Davis, David Owen Norris and Graham Fitch; ‘French Fancies’  –  a lecture-demonstration from ABRSM Examiner and  dynamic presenter Ann Martin-Davis on French piano music from the new 2019 ABRSM Piano Syllabus; an ‘Aperitif’ pre-concert talk by Karl Lutchmayer, a Platform concert by one of our delegates, and an evening recital by David Owen Norris, playing music by Purcell, Elgar, and Walton. All this, plus refreshment breaks, lunch and dinner!

Or join us on Monday 13 August for masterclasses with our five tutors, an accompaniment masterclass with Ann Martin-Davis and baritone Brian White,  a Platform recital by one of our delegates, presentations by David Owen Norris : The Severity of Time – How nineteenth-century composers used dynamic markings to indicate rubato in piano music,  and Karl Lutchmayer :Piano-flaneur: Concert Life in Pre-War Paris; an ‘Aperitif’ pre-concert talk, and a performance by Graham Fitch of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, plus refreshment breaks, lunch and dinner.

Places are limited, so book now! Contact Brian White  (scroll down for contact details) to reserve your place. We look forward to meeting you.

STOP PRESS – late vacancies – one or two places have become available in our excellent masterclasses. Contact our Administrator, Brian, for details.

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