Casio Workshop for Piano Teachers
Sunday 27 September
The Warehouse in Waterloo
Buy Tickets: https://billetto.co.uk/en/events/casio-workshop-for-piano-teachers
Join us for an exciting day of workshops, presentations and discussion with fellow piano teachers. You can read a review of last year’s event [here].
Casio: Product Demonstration of the latest digital pianos. Teachers may acquire an instrument on a free loan for evaluation purposes. Sign up on the day with Casio.
All That Jazz: Composer Heather Hammond delivers a session on jazz music for young pianists. There are many books available of Heather’s popular music for young instrumentalists. These include collections for piano, clarinet, saxophone and flute at various grades all published exclusively by Kevin Mayhew Publishers. The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, Trinity Guildhall and London College have all included Heather’s pieces in their exam syllabuses. Heather also plays electronic keyboard and often writes pieces for the Yamaha Keyboard Club magazine. Pieces used during the session will be available in advance for you to preview.
Yohondo: A presentation on the use of technology in piano lessons. Yohondo for iPad is the fun, bite size way to learn your piano pieces. For the classics and for the ABRSM piano exams.
Drusilla Redman presents a Posture Clinic with guidance on how to check your students’ posture. Drusilla will also address the issue of Performance Anxiety and Tension.
Rosa Conrad: Rosa is a London-based composer with a wide range of repertoire for piano including duets and solo pieces, and is passionate about the early stages of music learning. Rosa will be leading a duet and creative ensemble workshop at the event. Explore how to get your beginner students engaged with harmony right from the start, through enjoyable activities which create a sense of ownership of the piece and a deeper understanding of music.
Rosa will be demonstrating from her duet books and the first book in the ‘Fun Games and Party Pieces’ series. She will show how the creative techniques outlined in this series can be applied to any piece the student plays, and at any level of study. Audience participation encouraged!
[Sample Solo Piece] [Sample Duets]
CLIC Sargent: Helen Lye will be talking about Practice-a-thon, CLIC Sargent’s UK-wide fundraising campaign for young musicians. CLIC Sargent encourages schools, youth clubs and groups across the UK to hold their own event and raise money for young cancer patients. Students are sponsored to practice their musical instrument, arrange a concert or organise a music marathon!
SoleMate Piano Footstool: Naomi O’Brien will be demoing her great new product and these will be on sale at a discounted rate for attendees on the day. SoleMate is a revolutionary footstool that helps children achieve the correct posture when playing the piano.
Please note lunch is not included but there are several nearby establishments or you may bring your own lunch. Tea and coffee is provided.