There’s never a quiet term for us and the Autumn term is no exception! We have four young pianists sitting their first ABRSM examinations; a syllabus about to be published for the Dulwich Piano Festival; a school trip during the half-term; several students auditioning for secondary school music scholarships and a huge concert being planned for January 2013.
1) School trip to Handel House Museum
Our graded exam students of all ages will be visiting this beautiful museum hidden away in the hustle and bustle of Bond Street. We will be dressing up in Georgian clothing, learning about Handel’s life and most importantly, playing a reproduction harpsichord in a masterclass with Christopher Bucknall.
2) Secondary School Music Scholarships
Many of the state schools in Southwark, Lambeth and Lewisham have excellent music departments and select around 10% of their intake on music scholarships. Our students have been preparing for these test using the Music Aptitude Tests online. We are wishing Inigo the very best of luck with his second-stage audition which is today!
3) Winter Recital and Awards Ceremony at Alleyn’s School
This is the last week to register for our 2013 student recital. Please return your forms and payment to your teacher if you would like to take part. Registrations close on Saturday 20 October.
4) Dulwich Piano Festival
The syllabus is available online for the Dulwich Piano Festival. Entries will open on the 1st of February. There are set pieces classes and also Graded ABRSM exam classes. Details of the pieces for set classes are available online now.