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Launch of Friend’s International Violin Academy 2020

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Press release: We are delighted to announce the launch of the Friend’s International Violin Academy. Artistic Director, Rodney Friend’s unique place as international concertmaster and globally renowned pedagogue has enabled him to invite some of the most distinguished international concertviolinists together for his online violin course. The faculty of FIVA 2020 include an incredible line […]

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The Exhale: Leading music educationalist Paul Harris joins the faculty

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(author: Frances Wilson) The Exhale, an online holistic mastercourse and retreat for musicians, created by violinist Gwendolyn Masin, is delighted to welcome leading music educationalist and clarinettist Paul Harris to its faculty. Creator of Simultaneous Learning and author of numerous books on music teaching, music theory, sight-reading and composing, Paul will be leading a series […]

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Why go on a piano course?

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music holidays; piano courses; summer piano courses; piano lessons; music courses

(author: Frances Wilson) Piano courses for adult amateur pianist are hugely popular now, in part thanks to Alan Rusbridger’s book Play It Again. (For many years, Alan was a regular at what he described as “piano camp” at Lot Music, based in the Lot-et-Garonne region of France and now in its 21st year). In recent […]

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Introducing: AuditionPerform

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audition perform; audition preparation; cello course; viola course; violin course

(Author: Nicole Wilson) As a principal musician I am often approached by young professionals and music students, applying for work in the highly competitive orchestral world who time and again fail to win the position (or trial in the case of the UK system) they are applying for. The say to me that they’ve prepared […]