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Read more at: Practising Performance: Vocal Masterclass with Lucy Crowe

Practising Performance: Vocal Masterclass with Lucy Crowe

Thursday, 25 November, 2021 - 14:00 to 17:30

‘Lucy Crowe……brings down the house with soprano artistry beyond compare.’ The Independent One of the leading lyric sopranos of her generation and with repertoire ranging from Purcell, Handel and Mozart to Donizetti’s Adina and Verdi’s Gilda, Lucy has sung with opera companies & orchestras throughout the world. Lucy has...


Read more at: Practising Performance: Conducting Masterclass and Workshop with Natalia Luis-Bassa

Practising Performance: Conducting Masterclass and Workshop with Natalia Luis-Bassa

Thursday, 18 November, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:30

Featured repertoire: Brahms Symphony No.2 Natalia is a dynamic conductor and a passionate advocate for young musicians’ education, forming partnerships with many institutions like the National Children’s Orchestras of Great Britain, National Youth Orchestra of Scotland, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Leeds College of...


Read more at: Practising Performance: Piano Masterclass with Andrew West

Practising Performance: Piano Masterclass with Andrew West

Thursday, 11 November, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:30

Andrew is a Professor of piano Accompaniment and ensemble coach at the Royal Academy of Music. Andrew is an active soloist and duo pianist, touring and recording with singers and instrumentalists all over the world. Andrew has an MA (Hons) from Clare College, Cambridge, where he read English before studying under...


Read more at: Practising Performance: Orchestras and Education - using music to communicate with Cherry Forbes

Practising Performance: Orchestras and Education - using music to communicate with Cherry Forbes

Thursday, 4 November, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:30

cherry_forbes_pic_002.jpg Cherry Forbes, oboist and Education Director of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment will share techniques used by professional musicians to enhance communication through music. She will discuss how the OAE has developed its education programme over the last 20 years and how the players...


Read more at: Practising Performance: Alexander Technique for Musicians with Poppy Walshaw

Practising Performance: Alexander Technique for Musicians with Poppy Walshaw

Thursday, 21 October, 2021 - 14:00 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. We will study Alexander’s core discovery of a primary pattern of coordination in humans, and how that...


Read more at: Practising Performance: Psalm singing in the Judeo-Moroccan and Anglican traditions

Practising Performance: Psalm singing in the Judeo-Moroccan and Anglican traditions

Thursday, 14 October, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:30

Vanessa Paloma Elbaz and Graham Ross offer a fascinating and practical introduction to this central repertoire. You don’t have to be a specialist singer to attend but if you attend you will be required to sing! Singing psalms in community is both a musical and spiritual practice in religious traditions around the world. We...


Read more at: Simple Yoga for Stressful Times

Simple Yoga for Stressful Times

Wednesday, 10 June, 2020 - 14:30 to 15:30

Simple Yoga for Stressful Times with Anna Camilla Goldbeck Wood A message from Anna: “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” - Leonardo da Vinci The stress of exams can be a threat to wellbeing, even without the added climate of global crisis. But the nature of our inner and environmental anxiety, and of this time of...


Read more at: Beethoven Masterclass with Krysia Osostowicz

Beethoven Masterclass with Krysia Osostowicz

Thursday, 5 March, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:30

Krysia Osostowicz is best known for her work as leader of the Dante Quartet, and she is highly popular as a teacher of violin and chamber music at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Her passion for Beethoven's music stems from her early studies with Sandor Vegh - whose recordings of Beethoven's Quartets are legendary...


Read more at: Feldenkrais for Musicians with Nicolette Moonen

Feldenkrais for Musicians with Nicolette Moonen

Thursday, 27 February, 2020 - 15:30 to 16:45

By heightening our awareness of our movement, breathing and posture, the Feldenkrais Method, also known as ‘Awareness Through Movement’, brings us closer to realising our full human potential. In this workshop we will discover how Feldenkrais can help us to play and sing with more pleasure and ease. Nicolette Moonen is a...


Read more at: Feldenkrais for Musicians with Nicolette Moonen

Feldenkrais for Musicians with Nicolette Moonen

Thursday, 27 February, 2020 - 14:00 to 15:15

By heightening our awareness of our movement, breathing and posture, the Feldenkrais Method, also known as ‘Awareness Through Movement’, brings us closer to realising our full human potential. In this workshop we will discover how Feldenkrais can help us to play and sing with more pleasure and ease. Nicolette Moonen is a...