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Brass Musician Magazine

  • Brass Musician welcomes Kate Wohlman aboard as chief editor and newest contributor!
    KATE WOHLMAN BIO  A native of the United Kingdom, Kate began performing at an early age on piano, voice, and trumpet.  After spending five years as a chorister she gained a further scholarship to study tuba at Wells Cathedral School for her high sc…
    - 20 Nov 13, 12:13pm -
  • Brass shows its mettle
    It’s time to shine a light on a group of instruments with a long, proud and loud history, collectively known as Brass.   Sinfini Music Brass Spotlight They’ve been around since the Middle Ages; today they are accessible to everyone, from a teena…
    - 23 Oct 13, 10:10am -
  • Relaunch of Iconic 1950’s Jazz Catalog, Bethlehem Records, Announced by Verse Music Group & Naxos of America

    Relaunch of Iconic 1950’s Jazz Catalog, Bethlehem Records, Announced by Verse Music Group & Naxos of America

    Classic Albums will be Restored & Remastered for CD, Digital and 10” & 12” Vinyl Release First Reissue Sets Debuts August, 27, 2013 Verse Music Group & Naxos of America are happy to announce the reissue of iconic 1950’s Jazz catalog, Bethlehe…
    - 23 Oct 13, 9:56am -
  • Jon Sass Low Brass Seminars
        Greetings to fellow low brass musicians,   Till the end of 2013 , I will be presenting two more – 3- day seminars for tuba, euphonium, trombone- bass trombone at the GEA AKADEMIE-located in Schrem, Austria . They will take place at the begi…
    - 23 Oct 13, 9:45am -
  • Tone Grafting

    Tone Grafting

    Tone Grafting by: Brad Edwards Here’s a practice trick that might be helpful.  Sometimes we get so wrapped up in playing a phrase that we lose sight of maintaining a good TONE on every note throughout the phrase.Sometimes, it helps to extract a…
    - 13 Aug 13, 10:06am -
  • Your Freelance Blueprint
    By: Michael Attaway of Providence Brass   I can remember being in college pursuing a music degree, and I was scared to death of entering the music field. Why?  I knew that orchestra jobs are competitive, and I had no idea how to support myself outs…
    - 7 Aug 13, 11:29am -
  • JoAnn Falletta and the Buffalo Philharmonic Perform First Ever Triple Trombone Concerto

    JoAnn Falletta and the Buffalo Philharmonic Perform First Ever Triple Trombone Concerto

    On November 16, 17 and 18, 2012 JoAnn Falletta and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra performed the world premiere of Eric Ewazen’s Triple Concerto for Three Trombones and Orchestra featuring the trombone section of the BPO, Jonathan Lombardo and T…
    - 11 Dec 12, 4:30pm -
  • Andy Scott shortlisted for British Composer Award
    Andy Scott’s Spirit of Mingus has been shortlisted for a British Composer Award 2012 in the Wind Band or Brass Band category. The work beat off stiff competition from some of the UK’s leading contemporary composers to make it on to the shortlist…
    - 10 Dec 12, 2:17pm -
  • Brass Clinic: Developing a Beautiful Brass Sound
      This discussion was developed for horn students, but works well for all brass.  Sound is the first thing we notice and the last thing we remember about any performance.  Tone is the most important aspect of our playing.  Every note we play demo…
    - 10 Dec 12, 2:03pm -
  • Art and architecture inspire trumpeter / composer Erik Jekabson’s “Anti-mass”
    Anti-Mass, a chamber-jazz concept album by trumpeter/composer Erik Jekabson, features his String-tet playing music inspired by artwork from the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco. The impressive list of sideman includes Dayna Stephens, tenor sax;…
    - 24 Sep 12, 11:53am -

Create Digital Music

  • Watch as music luminaries revisit the first Buchla 100 modular
    You can’t watch the Orville Brothers and Amelia Earhart go to your local airport. But you can watch music pioneers revisit the first Buchla 100 modular. In a new clip from the Subotnick documentary, Morton Subotnick joins fellow San Francisco Tape…
    - 13 days ago, 10 Jul 17, 5:48pm -
  • Audio Damage are bringing their plug-ins to iOS – and more

    Audio Damage are bringing their plug-ins to iOS – and more

    We’ve come a long way since the early days of apps on iOS, which brought a handful of interesting experimental noisemaker toys and some simple standalone tools. Now, you’ve got powerful DAWs, full-blown synths and effects – basically, the same…
    - 13 days ago, 10 Jul 17, 1:59pm -
  • Someone made a bot for The Black Madonna, and it zeitgeist is
    Presumably, very smart people are working on Artificial Intelligence, and soon even my clumsy prose will be replaced by a bot. Until then, though, readily available bot code spits out random text like a combination of magnetic poetry, William S. Burr…
    - 16 days ago, 7 Jul 17, 10:41am -
  • SoundCloud matters because artists and labels depend on discovery
    There seems to be an extraordinary amount of resentment, in my social media feed, at least, directed at SoundCloud. That may be because the service as originally launched was aimed mainly at small-scale file sharing, and bears little resemblance to t…
    - 16 days ago, 7 Jul 17, 8:24am -
  • SoundCloud cuts 41% of staff as streaming music business melts down
    There’s a famous line in business by Tom Peters, in his book The Circle of Innovation: “you can’t shrink your way to greatness.” But shrinking is exactly what SoundCloud now has to do, with its survival – let alone any ongoing greatness –…
    - 17 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 2:55pm -
  • Elektron’s Analog Four, Analog Rytm get MKII treatment

    Elektron’s Analog Four, Analog Rytm get MKII treatment

    Elektron’s Analog series are getting the OLED screen, updated pads, and new aluminum enclosure design that the Octatrack MKII and Digitakt did. Bonus: new Analog Four synth circuitry, and Analog Rytm for the first time does sampling. Both Analog mo…
    - 17 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 12:40pm -
  • Tool to make music from Leap Motion gestures is free, VR could be next

    Tool to make music from Leap Motion gestures is free, VR could be next

    This is about as affordable and easy as gestural interaction with music can get. The powerful Geco music controller app pairs with the $80 Leap Motion hand tracking hardware – and now the app is free. But it could be just the beginning. For its par…
    - 17 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 9:22am -
  • Check out this detailed workflow comparison of Digitakt, Octatrack
    One’s more compact and cheaper, one has deeper sampling capabilities and a longer history. Which Elektron drum machine/sampler/sequencer is the one to buy? We now know the flagship Octrack’s follow-up, the just-announced Octatrack MKII, shares th…
    - 19 days ago, 4 Jul 17, 1:45pm -
  • This is what Dutch raves looked like in the 1990s
    Dance or die? Some kind of robot with killer lasers? Well, if you happened to be in Leeuwarden in the Netherlands round late April 1996, that’s what was promised. There’s so much to love in this VHS vintage gem. There’s the retro Wolfenstein-st…
    - 20 days ago, 3 Jul 17, 4:28pm -
  • Bastl’s wild Peter Edwards softPop synth now in preorders

    Bastl’s wild Peter Edwards softPop synth now in preorders

    Okay, so we know you can keep remaking classic instruments and give people a good time. But what if you want something new and crazy? Can you bottle sonic weirdness and make it work for other people? The first time I saw Peter Edwards play live was a…
    - 20 days ago, 3 Jul 17, 1:55pm -

Financial Times: Music

Music Pro News

  • New Address! MusicProNews.blogspot.com
    Dear Readers,Please note that Music Pro News will move from our current address (www.voiceanddrumnews.blogspot.com) to www.musicpronews.blogspot.comWe look forward to continuing to serve the DC theatre community!
    - 9 Apr 16, 11:45pm -
  • City of Fairfax Theatre Company -- The Music Man Auditions

    City of Fairfax Theatre Company -- The Music Man Auditions

    Fast-talking professor Harold Hill arrives in River City, Iowa with a grand plan: to form the finest band America has ever seen! Despite the town’s enthusiasm, straightlaced librarian Marian Paroo smells a scam. Will Professor Hill and his lively y…
    - 9 Apr 16, 8:35pm -
  • OLDE TOWNE CAROLERS - 2016 Online Auditions

    OLDE TOWNE CAROLERS - 2016 Online Auditions

    Olde Towne Carolers, the region’s foremost caroling company, is seeking talented singers for the 2016 holiday season. The caroling season runs from mid-November through the end of December. Gigs are primarily in eastern PA (Philly, Main Line, Leh…
    - 9 Apr 16, 8:31pm -
  • Maryland Lyric Opera Vocal Competition 2016

    Maryland Lyric Opera Vocal Competition 2016

    We believe that the individuality and the expressivity of the singers is the most important aspect of an operatic production. Therefore the goal of our competition is to choose the singers that best exemplify this philosophy. Once the finalists are s…
    - 5 Apr 16, 2:04pm -
  • French-American Jazz Exchange (FAJE)

    French-American Jazz Exchange (FAJE)

    Mid Atlantic Arts FoundationThe guidelines and online application for the next grant round of the French-American Jazz Exchange (FAJE) program are now available.Co-administered by FACE Foundation (French-American Cultural Exchange) and Mid Atlantic A…
    - 2 Apr 16, 6:41pm -
  • McLean Community Players - "Footloose" Auditions

    McLean Community Players - "Footloose" Auditions

    Our next auditions are for Footloose April 11 & 12Who: See Character DetailsPRINCIPALS2 Women2 Teen Girls1 Man3 Teen BoysFEATURED3 Women3 Teen Boys1 ManENSEMBLESinging-dancing ensemble consisting of Townspeople and High School StudentsAuditions are l…
    - 2 Apr 16, 6:36pm -
  • Part Time Music Theory Instructor Needed

    Part Time Music Theory Instructor Needed

    Established Northern Virginia Voice Studio is seeking a part time Beginning and AP music theory and sight singing / ear training instructor. We will be offering small classes for teens or adults, and private tutoring. Some materials will be provided;…
    - 1 Apr 16, 5:46pm -
  • Music Director -- Baltimore Choral Arts Society

    Music Director -- Baltimore Choral Arts Society

    The Baltimore Choral Arts Society seeks a full-time Music Director to succeed its esteemed Music Director Tom Hall, in leading this critically-acclaimed professional chorus.Recognized as one of the nation's premier choruses, Baltimore Choral Arts per…
    - 31 Mar 16, 8:54pm -
  • Wanna Be In HAIRSPRAY LIVE? NBC Will Hold Open Call to Cast Tracy Turnblad!

    Wanna Be In HAIRSPRAY LIVE? NBC Will Hold Open Call to Cast Tracy Turnblad!

    If you've ever wanted to strut you stuff on the Corny Collins Show, today is your lucky day! NBC and Telsey + Company just announced that there will be an open call to cast HAIRSPRAY LIVE!'s young leading lady. Check out the details below!Wanna Be In…
    - 29 Mar 16, 4:39pm -
  • Capitol Opera Richmond

    Capitol Opera Richmond

    Capitol Opera Richmond is looking for singers for an original Filipino opera sung in Tagalog entitled "Noli mi tangere" (or "Touch me not.") It is the only Filipino opera in Tagalog based on the story of Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. "N…
    - 29 Mar 16, 4:34pm -

ReverbNation Blog

  • 5 Ways to Give Back Through Music

    5 Ways to Give Back Through Music

    Music can be restorative, empowering, therapeutic; these are indisputable, time-tested truths. As a musician, you’ve got the power to bring those benefits to anyone who’ll listen — and you can amplify those effects through charitable organizati…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Jul 17, 8:08am -
  • 3 Tips to Protect Your Music if SoundCloud Goes Bust

    3 Tips to Protect Your Music if SoundCloud Goes Bust

    You may have heard the news concerning SoundCloud’s future. No one can see into the future, but what if SoundCloud does go away? What will happen to your music? How about your fans? Where will they go? IS IT TIME TO FREAK OUT YET?!!!!! Well, no. Bu…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Jul 17, 9:00am -
  • 4 Tips to Personalize Your Social Media Promotion

    4 Tips to Personalize Your Social Media Promotion

    When you’re marketing your music on social media, it can be tempting to use the formal, corporate voice we’re used to seeing in advertising, but that isn’t necessarily the best way to connect with your loyal and prospective fans. Using a more m…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Jul 17, 9:00am -
  • How to Avoid Burnout as a Musician

    How to Avoid Burnout as a Musician

    As I write this, I’m currently facing my own version of burnout. It’s Friday afternoon and it’s been an especially long week of fielding emails, putting out fires, managing mini-crises, and trying to find time to actually build my business and…
    - 10 days ago, 13 Jul 17, 9:00am -
  • The ReverbNation Guide To Basic Music Theory: Part 1

    The ReverbNation Guide To Basic Music Theory: Part 1

    What is it about music theory that has the power to inspire boredom, hatred or even fear in musicians? Humans usually don’t care for what they don’t understand, so it makes sense that even the most seasoned musicians sometimes yawn or shudder at…
    - 12 days ago, 11 Jul 17, 8:00am -
  • 5 Guerrilla Marketing Tactics for Your Next Album Release

    5 Guerrilla Marketing Tactics for Your Next Album Release

    Here’s a sad story you may be all too familiar with if you’ve been trying to make it in the music world for a while: Band works for months (or maybe even years) writing, rehearsing, and playing their songs at venues around town. Band meticulously…
    - 17 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 9:00am -
  • 7 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Single

    7 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Single

    If you’re just starting out with under 1,000 followers, dropping a 15-track debut album probably isn’t the right tool to get you the big break you’re looking for. Rather, putting out a single that gets added to a big Spotify playlist or climbs…
    - 20 days ago, 3 Jul 17, 9:00am -
  • How to Make Your Band Website Less Boring

    How to Make Your Band Website Less Boring

    In our fast-paced, competitive industry, there’s no room for a boring website. (Or worse—no website at all!) With the advent of social media, it can be easy to forget just how important having this central hub really is—a place to store your mu…
    - 24 days ago, 29 Jun 17, 9:00am -
  • 6 Types of Posts Musicians Should Archive on Instagram

    6 Types of Posts Musicians Should Archive on Instagram

    Recently, Instagram rolled out its new “archive” feature. Now, when you click the three “more” dots at the top right of any of your posts, you’ll see an option to hide your photos, not delete them. The true beauty of this feature lies in it…
    - 26 days ago, 27 Jun 17, 9:00am -
  • Copywriting Tips for Musicians

    Copywriting Tips for Musicians

    According to the late, great Nora Ephron, “Everything is copy.” As a writer, I love that; as a sometimes copywriter, I know it’s true. The phrase, which is also the title of a documentary about Ephron’s life, means that anything and everythin…
    - 31 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 9:00am -

Sound On The Sound

  • Timber! 2014

    Timber! 2014

    Friends! Cascadians! Lend me your ears. Today the countdown to summer begins! Fresh off of a spectacularly successful winter edition in Leavenworth aptly named Timbrrr!, the fine folks at the Timber Outdoor Music Festival are returning to Carnation t…
    - 18 Feb 14, 12:05pm -
  • “We Got the Team” – The Seattle Football Team Song

    “We Got the Team” – The Seattle Football Team Song

    Seattle Super Bowl Champion Seahawks have inspired no shortage of musical dedication in the past few years, and 12th Man repped as hard as ever on Youtube this season. Spekulation recently putting the elusive but quotable Marshawn Lynch to a beat in…
    - 10 Feb 14, 9:00am -
  • Happy 10th Anniversary Mouthfuls

    Happy 10th Anniversary Mouthfuls

    “In going over these songs to re-learn them for the ‘Mouthfuls’ shows, I was shocked with how quiet I sang them, how naive my playing was, and how slow everything sounds. These are all good things – I wish I could harness that kind of focused…
    - 8 Nov 13, 2:02pm -
  • What Music Is

    What Music Is

    From the title of this piece, you might think I’m going to tell you what music is. That was misleading. I’m so sorry. I don’t know. I’ve spent most of my life trying to figure that out. It’s something that I can’t create very well, as any…
    - 22 Oct 13, 1:20pm -
  • Tess Henley: Who Are You?

    Tess Henley: Who Are You?

    If you enjoy modern R&B or “popular” music, you do so at a price. So much of it can be seen as a bland prize in a candy machine. It’s as if people who read books about Berry Gordy ended up enjoying Regis Philbin’s act on Who Wants To Be A Mi…
    - 20 Sep 13, 2:09pm -
  • Inclusive Track Premiere: Modern Kin – “Abandon”

    Inclusive Track Premiere: Modern Kin – “Abandon”

      Modern Kin, formerly known as the dynamic alt-gospel act Drew Grow and the Pastors’ Wives, are back with a new album, name and leaner line-up. Gone are the hints of bucolic folk, the band’s soaring harmonies now rage, ragged edges left raw and…
    - 18 Sep 13, 1:00pm -
  • Short-Sighted Thoughts: Bumbershoot 2013

    Short-Sighted Thoughts: Bumbershoot 2013

    By all accounts, whether overheard firsthand on the festival grounds or seen thirdhand (new realm of voyeurism) via your most frequented social media site, Bumbershoot predominantly seen as quite the success. Normally when I go to any music festival,…
    - 16 Sep 13, 11:00am -
  • The Album Hasn’t Changed, But I Have: Transatlanticism Ten Years Later

    The Album Hasn’t Changed, But I Have: Transatlanticism Ten Years Later

    When I downloaded Translatlanticism in 2003 I was fifteen, and I did it off Limewire, which was extremely illegal. But I was a teenager and experimenting with danger, and I didn’t have a debit card yet. I spent all of my sophomore year of high scho…
    - 30 Aug 13, 3:26pm -
  • Love Songs Don’t Have to Suck

    Love Songs Don’t Have to Suck

    Look, I get it. It’s summer and everything is burnished and everyone is making out everywhere, and that’s wonderful. Please continue to do this indefinitely. But, can we just clear something up real quick? Most love songs are just the worst. I sa…
    - 9 Jul 13, 2:59pm -
  • PREMIERE: The Flavr Blue – “Hideaway” [video]

    PREMIERE: The Flavr Blue – “Hideaway” [video]

      Seattle summer’s are a fickle beast. One day you’re swearing its time to invest in air conditioning and the next you’re digging your sweaters out of storage. (Okay, so you never got a chance to put them in storage, but you folded them real n…
    - 25 Jun 13, 12:57pm -
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The Centric Music Blog

  • The Blogception

    The Blogception

    Advice. There’s an utter buggerload of it out there on the internet. Some of it wonderful, but a worrying amount of it utterly useless that never gets to any real crux of the issue and is simply masquerading as click bait for advertising revenue or…
    - 23 Oct 15, 5:05am -
  • Sentric’s advert syncs of the year 2014

    Sentric’s advert syncs of the year 2014

    By Patrick – follow me on Twitter 2014 is drawing to a close and like a survivalist counting tins of corned beef we have been checking and re-checking all the syncs we have licensed over the past twelve months. What a year it has been with an unpr…
    - 11 Dec 14, 12:43pm -
  • Ask the… studio producer/engineer/mixer.

    Ask the… studio producer/engineer/mixer.

    As part of Fund Your Future we’ve teamed up with Miloco Studios to offer one of our artists the chance to win a two day recording session so who better to give advice on the do’s and don’ts than Matt Lawrence, the Grammy Award winning producer,…
    - 9 Dec 14, 5:44am -
  • Ask the music industry; “If I was an emerging artist & I had £1,000 to spend then…”

    Ask the music industry; “If I was an emerging artist & I had £1,000 to spend then…”

    According to ABBA, money is a thing of hilarity if you are lucky enough to have plenty of it in the first place, but as the majority of artists I know are yet to have written enough über hits to fill a musical and then some on top; it appears to be…
    - 19 Nov 14, 5:30am -
  • #56 The Sentric Music Podcast November 2014

    #56 The Sentric Music Podcast November 2014

    It’s the penultimate podcast of 2014 and, unsurprisingly, we have yet more rather brilliant new music for you. It’s a tried & tested format by now so why change it, eh? If you don’t discover your new favourite song in this episode we’ll refun…
    - 3 Nov 14, 10:49am -
  • Everybody needs good neighbour(ing rights)…

    Everybody needs good neighbour(ing rights)…

    So what is PPL? (also known as ‘neighbouring rights')PPL is an income stream that is split between two parties;1) The master rights ownerSo, traditionally (oh that word in these blogs, hey?), the master rights owner is the record label,…
    - 19 Aug 14, 12:21pm -
  • #53 The Sentric Music Podcast August 2014

    #53 The Sentric Music Podcast August 2014

    The kids are off school. They need entertaining *constantly* (seriously; what's that about? Why can't they just have a nice sit down for a while?) so here's an hour of music to keep them occupied as you get some alone time with a cup of tea which has…
    - 14 Aug 14, 12:54pm -
  • #51 The Sentric Music Podcast June 2014

    #51 The Sentric Music Podcast June 2014

    June. The World Cup, Wimbledon and, as this podcast is uploaded into the world, it's only bloody sunny as well isn't it?! WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE I TELL YOU!!! With all these amazing things happening you're going to need a soundtrack to go with your…
    - 18 Jun 14, 5:19am -
  • #50 The Sentric Music Podcast May 2014

    #50 The Sentric Music Podcast May 2014

    Fifty months ago a simple man with a simple idea coupled with a simple vocabulary sat down to record the debut Sentric Music podcast. It was a farcical affair back then, but after 49 more attempts we arrive here, in May 2014, with this; the 50th Sent…
    - 15 May 14, 6:39am -
  • #49 The Sentric Music Podcast April 2014

    #49 The Sentric Music Podcast April 2014

    Easter is here, you've got to entertain the kids/nieces/nephews/cousins/grandchildren and you simply can't watch any more Peppa Pig for fear of insanity. Stick them in front of SoundCloud for 57 minutes and give them an education in new music
    - 15 Apr 14, 8:21am -

The Cross-Eyed Pianist

  • Virtuoso Pianists – a playlist for IDAGIO

    Virtuoso Pianists – a playlist for IDAGIO

    How do we define “virtuosity” in a musical performance? I believe that when one hears it, it is as if one’s level of consciousness had been raised, and that it is impossible to ever think of the piano in the same way again. Such experiences are…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Jul 17, 6:27am -
  • Meet the Artist…….Jess Gillam

    Meet the Artist…….Jess Gillam

    Who or what inspired you to take up the saxophone and pursue a career in music?  When I was 7 years old, I went to the Barracudas Carnival Arts Centre with my Dad as he was teaching drums and percussion. In the room next door to him, there happened…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Jul 17, 6:00am -
  • Commanding and compelling: Alexander Soares at Wigmore Hall

    Commanding and compelling: Alexander Soares at Wigmore Hall

    one of the best and most compelling performances of my favourite piano sonata I have heard in a long time
    - 5 days ago, 18 Jul 17, 6:21am -
  • The success in failure 

    The success in failure 

    A new museum in Helsingborg, Sweden, celebrates failure. Yes, you read that correctly – it celebrates failure. The museum displays corporate products which flopped but which paved the way for greater innovation and extraordinary commercial success…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Jul 17, 7:30am -
  • Z is for……

    Z is for……

    Carlo Zecchi, pianist It wasn’t easy to find a Z to complete A Pianist’s Alphabet, but Carlo Zecchi (1903-84) fits the bill perfectly, being a pianist, music teacher and conductor. He studied with Busoni and Schnabel. His Paris debut was rather o…
    - 8 days ago, 15 Jul 17, 9:49am -
  • Silence, presence, and challenging conventions – thoughts on John Cage’s 4’33”

    Silence, presence, and challenging conventions – thoughts on John Cage’s 4’33”

    When there are no audible notes, as in 4'33", the pianist's presence is even more crucial. If the pianist were to slouch at the piano, or stare around the room, pull faces, or study his finger nails, the presence would be lost, along with any sense t…
    - 8 days ago, 15 Jul 17, 8:25am -
  • Meet the Artist……Pieter Wispelwey, cellist

    Meet the Artist……Pieter Wispelwey, cellist

    I’m now at two-thirds of my recording project doing all the sonatas by Schubert and Brahms which include many violin pieces and on the last release is the 2nd Brahms violin sonata, which I believe is a world premiere recording
    - 10 days ago, 13 Jul 17, 6:55am -
  • Eralys Fernandez Piano Masterclass weekend, 6-8 April 2018

    Eralys Fernandez Piano Masterclass weekend, 6-8 April 2018

    A weekend course for advanced adult pianists run by Cuban pianist Eralys Fernandez and Professor Nigel Clayton from the Royal College of Music. The course takes place at the Purcell School in Hertfordshire and runs from 6th to 8th April 2018.  The c…
    - 11 days ago, 12 Jul 17, 11:51am -
  • Diploma Day 2017 with Graham Fitch

    Diploma Day 2017 with Graham Fitch

    The second Diploma Day, brilliantly organised by Claire Hansell, who with Rob Foster, runs the London Piano Meetup Group, was held at Morley College on Sunday 9th July. As with last year’s inaugural event, the day was designed to give those taking…
    - 12 days ago, 11 Jul 17, 7:53am -
  • The Self-Compassionate Pianist

    The Self-Compassionate Pianist

    The life of the pianist is, by necessity, solitary (and I have written before about The Pianist’s Loneliness). For many of us, the solitude is not an issue: we crave a sense of apartness to enable us to do our work and to create special connections…
    - 12 days ago, 11 Jul 17, 6:25am -

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