Monthly Archives: March 2011

Open Day for Piano Lessons in East Dulwich

We will be holding an Open Day where you can come and meet piano teachers Lorraine Liyanage and Rachel Bishop in an informal setting. There is no charge for the open day but pre-booking is required. Email to book … Continue reading

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Current vacancies for piano lessons in East Dulwich, Summer term 2011

We have the following vacancies for piano lessons to start after the Easter Holidays: Saturdays with Rachel: 4pm for 30 minutes Tuesdays with Lorraine: 7pm for 30 minutes Lesson rates: £12 for 15 minutes, £22 for 30 minutes Email to … Continue reading

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Revision, revision, revision! A Level & GCSE Music

Final exams are imminent for music A Level and GCSE music and my students have been burying their heads in their revision books. GCSE students are now dreaming circles of fifths and A Level students are hearing music in SATB … Continue reading

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A lovely tune for a Friday afternoon!

I know very little about music for woodwind instruments but I was instantly hooked when I heard this tune. I stumbled upon this gorgeous piece of music whilst browsing the Purcell School web site, it was buried in their audio … Continue reading

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Music Schools and Colleges in South London for primary school children

London is one of the most exciting cities for a junior musician. There are a whole host of musical opportunities available, mostly on the weekends, for young musicians to further enhance their music learning. On our doorstep, we have some … Continue reading

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ABRSM Piano Prep Test – very positive comments and feedback from the examiner.

All our students today received very encouraging comments from their lovely ABRSM examiner for their ABRSM Prep Test. Here they are outside Blackheath Conservatoire looking very proud of their certificates – and quite rightly so!

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Exam day today! So here’s a silly clip of Lang Lang playing ‘Flight of the Bumblebee’ on the iPad

TODAY IS EXAM DAY! I’m just heading off to Blackheath Conservatoire to accompany a lovely young saxophonist called Julia on her Grade 2 and then all my pupils will be popping along for their exams. Today we have lots of … Continue reading

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Croydon Music Festival – Entry dates and venue addresses.

Hot on the heels of the Bromley Festival, here comes the next competitive music festival. The classes look like there are around 20 competitors in each one. Leave plenty of time to get to the festival and bring snacks if … Continue reading

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2011 Summer ABRSM Exams

The next exam session for Summer will take place in early to mid-July. Payment must arrive by the 31st of March. Late entries will be submitted for entry in November. I cannot process late entries once the deadline of 31/03/2011 … Continue reading

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JAZZ JAZZ JAZZ – A great collection of jazz pieces for Grade 3 -5

I’ve been using The Joy of Boogie and Blues for about 16 years with my students and even though I love the book and have certainly had my money’s worth from my old dog-eared copy, it doesn’t stray away from … Continue reading

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