Monthly Archives: May 2012

SE22 Piano School students repertoire of the week

Merlin is working on his Grade 2 Victoria College of Music harpsichord exam this Summer. Apologies for the out of tune spinet – haven’t got around to tuning it this week! Ana is working on having this piece performance ready … Continue reading

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Female Composers: Happy Birthday to Pauline Oliveros!

Today is the birthday of female composer and accordionist, Pauline Oliveros. Pauline recently presented a paper entitled “Archiving the Future: The Embodiment Music of Women”, followed by a performance of her 1970 score To Valerie Solanas and Marilyn Monroe in Recognition … Continue reading

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Homeopathy for Stage Fright and Performance Anxiety

One of my adult students, Berenice, is a homeopath. We were discussing performance nerves and anxiety in piano playing and she had the following suggestions for homeopathic treatments for children and adults. Berenice is based in South London. Do get … Continue reading

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Saturday morning vacancy for piano lessons in East Dulwich starting June 16th, 2012

We have the following vacancy for weekly piano lessons starting on Saturday June the 16th, 2012 after the half-term break. Saturdays with Claire Harris 9am and 9.30am for 30 mins. This lesson is suitable for adult beginners or young beginners … Continue reading

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UPDATED WITH NEW PIECES: The Silent War Against Einaudi

My piano students play a wide variety of music. Some learn classical, some learn jazz, boogie and blues, others prefer to learn pop music. I have very specific tastes in the music that I choose to play, but I really … Continue reading

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ABRSM Piano 2013-14 Launch At Chappell, Sunday 8th of July

Update 5th July: Listen to recordings of various pieces from the new syllabus here. This summer sees the launch of the brand new ABRSM Piano Syllabus. Join us on Sunday July 8th for a exclusive look through the new syllabus including performances … Continue reading

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Female composers: Happy Birthday, Iris ter Schiphorst!

Happy Birthday to Iris ter Schiphorst! Iris was born in Hamburg. After completing her piano studies and giving numerous concert performances, she spent two years travelling the world. Back in Germany, she took up theatre studies, cultural studies and philosophy … Continue reading

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Daily practice guide to prepare for your ABRSM exam

See our latest ABRSM exam results here: In the final few days before your exam, here is some information for parents and students to make sure you are properly prepared for the exam. This is partly written as a … Continue reading

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Take the Channel 4 Hidden Talent test to see if if you have a natural ear for music!

We have created a target set of training materials for the Music Aptitude Test in conjunction with music technology experts. These sample tests are created in line with the MAT syllabus and will help you prepare for the test. Our … Continue reading

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SE22 Piano School Student Photos – updated gallery

Here are some recent photos from events over the past few months. View the full gallery of SE22 Piano School students here.

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