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Read more at: Jazz Workshop with Nick Smart

Jazz Workshop with Nick Smart

Thursday, 6 February, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:30

Head of Jazz at the Royal Academy, Nick Smart is a prominent jazz trumpet soloist and has led his own projects as well as performed in groups such as the Kenny Wheeler Big Band, the James Taylor Quartet and been conductor for Stan Sulzmann’s and Julian Siegel’s Big Bands, among others. Nick will bring repertoire to play in...


Read more at: Alexander Technique for Musicians with Poppy Walshaw

Alexander Technique for Musicians with Poppy Walshaw

Thursday, 30 January, 2020 - 15:30 to 16:45

Alexander’s work explores how awareness influences how we function mentally, physically, and emotionally. It helps us find greater physical ease in movement and to create optimum conditions for performance and practising. In this class, we will study Alexander’s core discovery of a primary pattern of coordination in humans...


Read more at: Alexander Technique for Musicians with Poppy Walshaw

Alexander Technique for Musicians with Poppy Walshaw

Thursday, 30 January, 2020 - 14:00 to 15:15

Alexander’s work explores how awareness influences how we function mentally, physically, and emotionally. It helps us find greater physical ease in movement and to create optimum conditions for performance and practising. In this class, we will study Alexander’s core discovery of a primary pattern of coordination in humans...


Read more at: The Conductor’s Toolkit with Nicholas Cleobury

The Conductor’s Toolkit with Nicholas Cleobury

Thursday, 23 January, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:30

Nicholas returns to Cambridge for his popular and inspiring annual conducting workshop. He is one of Britain’s most experienced and respected conductors; an orchestral and operatic interpreter of flair and imagination with a passionate commitment to contemporary music. For this workshop Nicholas will be focusing on...


Read more at: Yoga for Musicians with Anna Camilla Goldbeck-Wood

Yoga for Musicians with Anna Camilla Goldbeck-Wood

Thursday, 28 November, 2019 - 15:30 to 16:45

Yehudi Menuhin, who suffered crippling pain as a result of his violin practice, considered his yoga teacher to be his “best violin teacher”. All too often demands of musicianship can lead to debilitating physical and mental health problems. The body is our first instrument, and yet a musical training gives little chance to...


Read more at: Yoga for Musicians with Anna Camilla Goldbeck-Wood

Yoga for Musicians with Anna Camilla Goldbeck-Wood

Thursday, 28 November, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:15

Yehudi Menuhin, who suffered crippling pain as a result of his violin practice, considered his yoga teacher to be his “best violin teacher”. All too often demands of musicianship can lead to debilitating physical and mental health problems. The body is our first instrument, and yet a musical training gives little chance to...


Read more at: Vocal Masterclass with Catherine Wyn-Rogers

Vocal Masterclass with Catherine Wyn-Rogers

Thursday, 14 November, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:30

We are delighted to welcome the internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Catherine Wyn-Rogers for her debut Practising Performance Class. Catherine is a regular performer at English National Opera, the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and the Bavarian State Opera, Munich. Catherine will be leading a revelatory vocal class...


Read more at: Collaborative Piano Masterclass with Michael Dussek

Collaborative Piano Masterclass with Michael Dussek

Thursday, 7 November, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:30

Michael Dussek returns to give another inspiring class on collaborative music making in chamber ensembles. Michael is Head of Accompaniment at the Royal Academy of Music as well as having a truly significant career as a solo and chamber music pianist. He will coach repertoire for pianists playing with instrumentalists or...


Read more at: Practising with Robert Cohen: Essential, inspiring, fulfilling

Practising with Robert Cohen: Essential, inspiring, fulfilling

Thursday, 31 October, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

Following on from his popular classes on practising, Robert Cohen returns to explain how to be time efficient and highly productive, and how to find great enjoyment and satisfaction in your daily work. “I explain the journey of learning while answering fundamental questions on how to analyse and solve technical issues. How...


Read more at: Conducting Masterclass with Ben Glassberg

Conducting Masterclass with Ben Glassberg

Thursday, 24 October, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:30

Featured repertoire – Beethoven Coriolan Overture Ben Glassberg graduated from Girton College in 2015 and then went on to study at The Royal Academy of Music. He is already in great demand as an opera and symphonic conductor across Europe and further afield. This classwill be a fascinating opportunity for current Cambridge...