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The Russian pianist,Sofya Gulyak is our affiliated artist for 2012/13. She became the first woman to win the Leeds International Piano Competion in 2010.

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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A Unique Forum for Piano Teachers, Sunday 28th October

Posted by on Aug 8, 2018 in Event News | 0 comments

  On Sunday 28th October 9.0 am, we are offering a forum for piano teachers entitled: ‘Who do You Think You Are’? The purpose of this forum – which is the first of its kind in the UK – is to address a hitherto increasingly urgent, yet unexplored problem concerning the health and emotional wellbeing of the piano teacher. While achieving success and high marks for the student is a given, work of this nature can be extremely stressful and largely undertaken in isolation. It will begin with a viewing of the film Madame Sousatzka (1988), which is based on the life and work of the formidable, but little-known teacher Maria Levinskaya. The aim is twofold: firstly, to open...

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Fees for EPTA, ISM and Piano Teachers attending the forum ‘Who do you think you are? on the 28th October

Posted by on Aug 3, 2018 in Event News | 4 comments

The special fee for members of EPTA, the ISM,  piano teachers  wishing to attend the forum ‘Who do you think you are? on Sunday 28th October  is £75.00. Undergraduate students will be admitted without charge This includes the forum, papers, & lecture recitals, the concert in the afternoon and coffee/teas and lunch. It begins at 10am and ends at 6.0pm Please ensure that you put a reference on the payment either as EPTA, ISM or Private, as well as you full name, and bring your ID on the day. The fee is payable in advance to: Bank Transfer Barclays Bank London International Piano Symposium Sort code: 20 90 74 Account number: 23121534 SWIFT: BARCGB22 IBAN: GB71...

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