Monthly Archives: January 2011

The SE22 Piano School Summer Piano Recital – raising money for the Surrey Docks Farm

We are planning the SE22 Piano School Summer Piano Recital for a weekend in June. Exact date and venue to be released very soon. The recital is open to all students currently playing at Grade 1+. All students are invited … Continue reading

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Easter 2011 ABRSM and Trinity Exams

Another exam session is coming around soon. We have lots of Prep Test entries which I’m really excited about as the pieces for the exam are sounding really good. We have a couple of higher grades too, plus accompanying Grade … Continue reading

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Now recruiting for a Saturday piano teacher in East Dulwich

We are fully booked in the week, so we’re looking for a fantastic new teacher to work on Saturdays so that we can work our way through our waiting list as have some lovely students champing at the bit to … Continue reading

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Thanks to Epigrafix for a great write-up of our piano school!

We ordered a batch of medals and award shields for last term’s concert from Epigrafix in Bradford. They sent the order really quickly and we were really happy with the quality of the items. We presented two large shields to … Continue reading

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New video of an easy piano version of Perpetuum Mobile by the Penguin Cafe Orchestra

Taken from our 2011 Easy Piano Repertoire book, here is ‘Perpetuum Mobile’ by the Penguin Cafe Orchestra. Two of our adult students have started learning this piece this week. I’ll post up a video of them playing it very soon! … Continue reading

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Useful iPad & iPhone apps for music students

Here’s some music apps that I’ve tried out for my iPad. Most or all are available for the iPhone and iPod touch.   Music Theory Flashcards by Zuzertu Apps Grades 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Music Theory Flashcards, £1.19 … Continue reading

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The 12 cellos of the Berliner Orchestra – a concert at The Southbank Centre

There are so many amazing events happening at the moment, we’re spoilt for choice with all the concerts to attend in London this season. My cello students are coming along to see the 12 cellos of the Berliner Orchestra on … Continue reading

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New pieces added to our easy piano Repertoire Book – Cheryl Cole and Nirvana

The requests keep coming in! I have just added Nirvana “Smells Like Teen Spirit” and Cheryl Cole “Fight For This Love” to our repertoire book, as requested by Albert and Scarlett.   These pieces have been created on a computer … Continue reading

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Charity playdate in East Dulwich, January 6th at 10am – 2.30pm

Our first fundraising event of 2011 to raise money for The Surrey Docks Farm is a charity playdate. For the very tiny price of £2, you are invited to a playdate for children of any age. A delicious home-cooked lunch … Continue reading

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Our chosen charity of the year is the Surrey Docks Farm

We have decided to fundraise for the amazing Surrey Docks Farm in SE16. The farm is one of the best free attractions for families in the South London area, but the cost of running the farm relies heavily on the … Continue reading

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