Posts by Cristine

We are now published in a special issue of the Finnish Journal of Music Education (2023)

Posted by on Dec 7, 2023 in Event News | 0 comments

We are delighted to announce that as a result of holding a piano forum at the third symposium at the Royal Academy of Music Oct, 2018 an article is now published  in a special issue of the Finnish Journal of Music Education (2023) entitled: ‘An inquiry into the psychological wellbeing of piano teachers engaged in one-to-one tuition in higher music education: How trauma transfers in teaching’. See the abstract  in Publications.

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Rethinking Piano Performance: The Embodied Mind is now published

Posted by on Jan 15, 2021 in Event News | 0 comments

We are excited to announce the publication of Rethinking Piano Performance: The Embodied Mind. Details of how to puchase the book are shown below. Introduction ‘It seems that so long as we are alive, we shall continue closest to knowledge if we avoid as much as we can all contact and association with the body, except when they are absolutely necessary…’ Socrates c. 469-399 B.C. Pianists routinely encounter a great variety of bodily and intellectual demands in preparing piano works for performance, but until recently, the emphasis has been largely on the intellectual aspect of performance, or ‘radical mentalism’. However, since piano performance requires an indissoluble...

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Abstracts 2018

Posted by on Mar 19, 2019 in Event News | 0 comments

  Keynote Speakers Prof. Elaine Chew Queen Mary, University of London From Sequence to Structure: Performance Decisions and Analytical Thinking   Dr Georgia Volioti Music Department, University of Sussex. Reflections on Classical Sound Recordings: Prospects and Challenges for Performance Studies.   Jonathan Summers, ARAM, Curator of Classical Music Recordings. (Sound and Vision Collections Division, British Library). Introduction to the Classical Collection   The Piano Forum ‘Who Do You Think You Are’?   Prof. John Sloboda, Psychologist, Guildhall Sch of Music & Drama; Murray McLachlan, Chair of EPTA; Cristine MacKie, author of Rethinking Piano Performance: The...

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Our policy regarding adminstrative help!

Posted by on Oct 12, 2018 in Event News | 0 comments

It is our policy, in part, to give some of the  administrative work to persons who are challenged by complications with their eye sight.  We would appreciate patience in this area.

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For students wishing to attend the symposium

Posted by on Aug 8, 2018 in Event News | 2 comments

For post graduate students wishing to attend a full day the fee is £75.00 per day and includes tea/coffee breaks and lunch. Half a day is £35.00. There is no fee for undergraduate students wishing to attend.

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