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Teaching session 1

Individual lessons continue with lessons taking place throughout the school. In addition to the piano course  there will be lessons in jazz, composition, harpsichord, analysis, improvisation, theory, aural, sight-reading, dalcroze and alexander technique! Noriko Ogawa teaching.

Teaching session 2

The 2nd teaching session of the day. All of the faculty are busy giving daily individual lessons on all courses. Observers always welcome. Philip Fowke working with the adult amateur workshop.

Adult Amateur Workshop


A chance for all adult amateur pianists to come and play in a supportive atmosphere, with Kathryn Page. Come and play a bar, a phrase or a complete piece. Get help with performance nerves - many participants who thought they would never have the courage to play come back year after year, including some making …

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Lecture with Murray McLachlan

Stoller Hall

Murray McLachlan combines a multifaceted career as pianist, recording artist, writer, lecturer, and music educator. With a repertoire of 25 recital programmes and 40 concertos he has performed to critical acclaim on all five continents and has a discography of over 40 releases. He has written three critically acclaimed books on piano technique (Faber Music) …

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John Lenehan presents Sounds for Silents

Stoller Hall

We are delighted to welcome back John Lenehan for another outstanding programme of silent films. Free to summer school paritipcnats - tickes are available for the general public from the Stoller Hall. Praised by the New York Times for his “great flair and virtuosity”, John Lenehan’s performances and recordings have been acclaimed throughout the world. …

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Tai Chi

The final session of Tai Chi. If you have not been before don't miss the chance to come along and find out more. Suitable for all.

Teaching session 1

The last day on part 2 for individual lessons.  All lessons are open to observe - don't miss this incredible opportunity to learn from the outstanding faculty.

Participant recitals

Pianists have the opportunity to perform on one of the concert grand pianos in the recital rooms. Steinway, Schimmel, Bösendorfer, Yamaha and Bechstein are some of the models available. Make sure to sign up when applying online.  

Diploma exams


An opportunity for participants to take a Trinity College of London  performing diploma on the summer school. Specialist examiners will listen to the performances in a large recital room with a Steinway grand for participants to play. Full details are on the website here.