Exciting News. The following experts are gathering together on the 13th Feb 2015, to discuss how pianists may become ‘fit for purpose’ by developing a more unified approach to piano performance.
In the chair, Cristine MacKie, author of the forthcoming book Rethinking Piano Performance: A mind/body approach available in an e book and conventional book form from Amazon Kindle.
Prof Dave Collins, a sports psychologist who explores the psychological characteristics which facilitate pathways to elite performance.
Emily Jeffrey, Prof of Piano at the Purcell Sch of Music & Royal College of Music. Emily has produced 3 pianists who have each won the BBC Young Musician of the Year.
Iqbal Hussein, a member of the Osteopathy Council with experience in treating pianist’s physical problems.
Dr Kathleen Riley, Faculty, Cleveland Institute of Music. Kathleen’s research incorporates biofeedback assisted neuromuscular reeducation for performance optimization and musicians’ injuries, and seminars on biofeedback for optimal performance, and injury prevention.
Prof Emma Redding, Head of Dance Science at Trinity Laban. Emma is Principal Investigator of the research project, Music & Dance Science: Optimising Performing Potentia.