Glasgow, United Kingdom

Piano 1

when 30 July 2012 - 3 August 2012
duration 1 week
fee GBP 450

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland has wonderful training and performance facilities for piano summer school students. A fleet of new pianos, wonderful concert venues and a new, state of the art recording studio combine to make this an attractive and inspiring summer school.

Throughout these intensive study courses you will supported by a team of distinguished performers and experienced teachers.

You will be able to shape your summer school to your individual requirements with ample opportunities for practicing and for performance.

During this intensive study, you will have three individual piano lessons with the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland piano teachers and visiting artists.

You will take part in daily masterclasses where you will have the opportunity to perform and work intensively on your repertoire.

Workshops on piano technique and performance practice will be complemented by specialist sessions devoted to the art of improvisation, (given by Norman Beedie, an expert in this field and former pupil of the great Nadia Boulanger), of studio recording and the process of making professional recordings as well as the origins and styles of dance music. Experts in these particular specialisms will provide students with practical experience in common dance forms and how these relate to the stylised dance forms adopted by composers.

A full course outline can be found on our website.
Please note Piano I summer school is followed by Piano II summer school.

Course leader

Fali Pavri, Lecturer in Piano at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Fali Pavri enjoys a busy and varied career as a piano soloist, chamber musician and teacher, having performed with many eminent musicians.

Target group

This five-day intensive summer school aim to inspire pianists who are currently studying at Conservatoire level or considering studying at a Conservatoire.

The summer school will also provide opportunities for experienced students, professionals or advanced amateurs to study and refine repertoire in preparation for concerts, competitions or for personal development.

Course aim

By the end of your summer school, you should have:
• developed and refined your piano technique
• worked on challenging repertoire
• enhanced your experience of studio recording
• been introduced to dance forms in classical music
• explored improvisation technique

Fee info

GBP 450: 50% payment is required to book a place.
Please note the combined cost of Piano I and Piano II is £850.