“I liked the course 100%. The venue was
excellent and I
achieved even more than I had hoped” (C.B., Rumania)
April 24th to 26th 2015
October 16th to 18th 2015 (plenty of places available in 2015).
April 22nd to 24th 2016
Penelope is an inspiring and dedicated teacher, and the courses, which are open to all advanced pianists (Grade 8 - post-diploma), amateur, student or professional, offer a very supportive and stimulating learning environment.
“Thank you again for this extremely rewarding
day of masterclass!
Thanks a lot for your welcome, your generosity and your highly beneficial musical advice!” (M.E., France)
Taking place over three days (10am-5pm), the advanced course focuses on repertoire, technique, and yoga for pianists, and is ideal for pianists preparing for concerts, competitions, diplomas or auditions, or for anyone suffering from technical problems, physical tension, injuries or nerves. The course is run as a series of masterclasses with plenty of opportunities for discussion and exchange of ideas, and ends with a concert on the Sunday afternoon.
“Thank you Penelope for a fantastic course. I
second” (R.F, Kent)
Limited to nine students per course for maximum participation – occasionally a scholarship can be offered to an outstanding student.
Fee: £195 (ISM and EPTA members £185). Full-time music students £120.
20th - 22nd February 2015
For more information see http://www.jackdaws.org.uk/event-registration-2/?ee=20
Sunday 21st June 2015
During this workshop most aspects of piano technique will be covered, including posture, hand position, finger touch, chords, octaves and staccato, plus time for open discussion.
Fee £70 (EPTA and ISM members £65)
January 31st 2016
A relaxed, supportive opportunity for pianists Grade 7 and above to meet other pianists and perform and work on own-choice repertoire.
Fee £70 (half day £40).
May 8th 2016
This workshop is open to all piano teachers, who are interested in investigating and discussing new methods of teaching technique within an encouraging, non-competitive atmosphere.
Fee £70, (EPTA and ISM members £65)
Regular monthly meetings in North East London, first Tuesday in the month, 7.30-9.45 (except during holiday times).
Fee: £180 for 8 sessions.
Private lessons and consultations also available.
Venue: All events take place at Penelope’s own beautiful house, with includes a comfortable piano studio, separate practice room, an attractive garden and relaxation areas. Clissold Park and Stoke Newington church with its eclectic shops and cafes are within a few minutes walk.
66 Queen Elizabeth’s Walk
LONDON N16 5UQ
The venue includes a comfortable piano studio, practice room, garden and relaxation areas.
Nearest tube: Finsbury Park. Bed and breakfast or hotel accommodation is available nearby (not included). Please contact the administrator for details. Free parking.
If you would like to discuss which course would be suitable for you please contact Penelope direct on email@example.com or 0208 802 6258
“This was an Epiphany for me: I felt so moved by my own playing”.
“Thank you for another very inspirational course. I came home on such a high! Already looking forward to the course next year”
Thank you for your hospitality and encouragement throughout the course. I am truly inspired by the teaching, playing and sharing of music.
“Thank you very much for an interesting and inspiring piano technique day. I enjoyed myself hugely and learned much from both you and fellow participants”