Monthly Archives: March 2012

Piano Recital at St Mary’s Perivale, 25th March 2012

My teacher’s student recital was held at the beautiful old church of St Mary’s Perivale in W5. This is one of my favourite recital venues – a 12th Century church situated on the edges of Pitshanger Park. The very popular … Continue reading

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Suite de Rejouissance by Louis-Claude Daquin – Music for a Sunny Day

Suite de Rejouissance is a lovely harpsichord piece on the current Grade 2 ABRSM piano syllabus can also be heard in an orchestral arrangement. Here is a link to it on Spotify:

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Duet fun for young pianists!

The Spring exams and festivals are coming to a close so a fun way to unwind from the pressure is to play duets. Whilst I love playing duets with my students, I think it’s more fun and beneficial for students … Continue reading

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Bromley Festival of Music results

Congratulations to our two students that took part in the Bromley (Kent) Festival of Music and Speech. Gracie received a Merit for her performance of her Grade 1 piece in the Beginners’ Class, Gavotta by James Hook. Poppy has been … Continue reading

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The SE22 Piano School Class of 2012

We have students from age 3 to 60 playing the piano at all different levels. We have many adult beginners as well as very young beginners. Some students are working on classical grades, others are working on Rockschool grades and … Continue reading

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Piano Recital Invite, Sunday 25th of March, 2012 at 5pm

My teacher’s annual concert is this Sunday at the beautiful 12th Century church, St Mary’s in Perivale at 5pm. I shall be playing two pieces from Messiaen’s Vingt Regards and also Dvorak’s Slavonic Dance no.8 (duet). Do come along, entry … Continue reading

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2 places left to perform at Steinway Hall, May 12th

Saturday Piano Salon, May 12th 2012 [Book Tickets] We have released two more tickets for pianists age 15+ to perform on a beautiful Steinway piano grand piano at the historic venue of Steinway Hall in Central London. Many professional pianists … Continue reading

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Learn to Play Day 31st of March – Free Piano and Drum Lessons throughout London

The excellent Learn to Play Day is launched on the 31st of March, 2012. This is a day of free music instrument lessons for anyone who wants them! Music for All, the charity of the UK musical instrument industry is … Continue reading

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Name That Tune – A musical brain teaser

Here’s a tricky little brain teaser that some of my students will be trying out this week. Students are always slightly bamboozled by double flats, double sharps and fully loaded key signatures. Here’s a popular little tune – virtually unrecognisable … Continue reading

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Jaques Samuel Piano Festival, March 11th

Kyle, Safiya and Inigo played in the Jaques Samuel piano festival today in Marble Arch. The standard of the festival was incredibly high – perhaps one of the toughest competitions I have attended for a long time. The first class … Continue reading

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