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Theory Revision Guide, Grade 1 ABRSM

We have many students sitting their Grade 1 theory exam this term. Here’s a revision guide with a summary of the requirements. Please note that the guide includes Minor scales but these are not included in the current Grade 1 … Continue reading

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Mock Exams for ABRSM music exams, are they really necessary?

We just received our final set of ABRSM exam results from the Spring 2013. Our students achieved a range of fantastic results from high passes to Distinctions from Grades 1 to 4. Most students chose to take advantage of a … Continue reading

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How do I practice the piano? An e-Book with lots of helpful advice and tips by Graham Fitch.

The mantra of “daily practice” is firmly embedded in my students’ minds but you need to practice effectively in order to see progress. It’s all very well sitting at the piano playing something incorrectly every day and thinking that you … Continue reading

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Saturday vacancies for piano lessons with Peter Gosling

Due to overwhelming demand for piano lessons since the start of the year, we have added a new location on Barry Road where Peter Gosling will be teaching on Saturday afternoons. The music room has a fully weighted 88 key … Continue reading

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Exam Tips for candidates sitting their first graded music exam

Here are some tips for our piano students sitting their first music exam. Click here to read the ABRSM exam tips Blank ABRSM Mock Exam Form for Teachers

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Song of the Week: Zoe Goes to the Restaurant, Philip Glass

Here’s a simple tune by Philip Glass, suitable for students around Grade 3 level. It is a soft, lilting tune. The notes are quite easy but the use of pedal probably increases the difficulty level to Grade 3. The PDF … Continue reading

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Announcing our 2012 Prize Winning Pianists at the SE22 Piano School

Our annual prizegiving ceremony recognises exceptional achievement and consistent hard-work during the last year at the SE22 Piano School. The piano is a very difficult instrument to learn and requires a great deal of daily practice in order to progress … Continue reading

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Today’s the day of our Winter Piano Recital at The Michael Croft Theatre, Alleyn’s School

So here I am, up bright and early for the SE22 Piano School Winter Recital, our biggest event of the year. We have three concerts planned throughout the day: One for the East Dulwich Amateur Music Makers, one for our … Continue reading

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What’s happening in 2013 at the SE22 Piano School? Read all about it here!

The New Year is nearly upon us and this means there are lots of exciting piano and music-related events coming up for our students at the SE22 Piano School. Here’s a calendar of events for 2013 and beyond. Registration is … Continue reading

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ABRSM Sight Reading app from Wessar (also available for Trinity grades)

There are a great deal of apps for notenaming, theory and sheet music, but the ABRSM Sight Reading app from Wessar is the only decent one for learning sight-reading. Wessar originally created a sight-reading tablet, but with the invention of the … Continue reading

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