Junior Academy Onsite schedule

Junior Piano Academy 7-8 August Online  & 13 – 16 August in Manchester           

Standard course includes three hours of individual piano lessons, workshops, practise room, tickets to all evening recitals, social activities, group classes, final concerts and presentation of certificates.  Optional extras include additional piano lessons and courses in aural, sight-reading, theory, improvisation, jazz, composition, harpsichord and musical analysis.                            

NEW – Professional recording  opportunity is availble in Stoller Hall on a Steinway Model D piano – places limited – please book early.          

7th August Online                                                                                                                                     90 minute workshop for each course – elementary, intermediate, advanced and Young artist

 

8th August Online                                                                                                                                        90 minute workshop for each course – elementary, intermediate, advanced and Young artist                                                                                                                                                                                           

NB on either the 7th or 8th August a one hour individual piano lesson will be scheduled with a member of the faculty.                    

9 – 12th August                                                                                                                                                                                   

Daily resources sent to all participants including technical warmups, practise advice and developing listening skills.                                                                            

13th August       Manchester                                                                                                                                                                           

12 – 1.30pm        Registration                                                                                                                                                                                          

1.30pm welcome and lunch                                                                                                                                                                                            

2.30pm group workshops for all courses                                                                                                                                                                                    

4pm       tea                                                                                                                                               

4.30 – 6.30pm    Practise or individual lessons (extra to the standard course)                                                                                                                                                                          

6.30pm dinner                                                                                                                                                                                      

7.30pm opening recital by pupils of Chetham’s School of Music in the Stoller Hall                                                                                                                                                             

8.30pm Non resident participants leave for the day                                                                                                                                                                              

8.30pm Boarders free time – options include socials in house, fit to perform in the gym, practise, duet playing.                                                                                                                                                                     

 

14th August    Manchester                                                                                                                                                                                                            

7.15 – 8am          Breakfast for residents                                                                                                                                                                                      

8am       Non resident participants arrive                                                                                                                                                                                    

8.15 – 8.45am    Group class for all courses                                                                                                                                                                    

9 – 11am              Session One                                                                                                               

Timetabled individual lessons in piano and any extra courses if booked (aural, sightreading, theory, composition, harpsichord,  video recording) other options include practise, lesson observations, duet playing with friends                                                                                                                                                                                     

10.45 – 11.30     coffee break                                                                                                                                                                           

11.30 – 1.30pm  Session Two                                                                                                                                                                           

Timetabled individual lessons in piano and any extra courses if booked (aural, sightreading, theory, composition, harpsichord,  video recording) other options include practise, lesson observations, duet playing with friends                                                                                                                                                       

12 – 1.30pm        Drop in performance class – come along with a prepared piece to perform and receive helpful feedback from a member of the faculty                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

1 – 2.15pm          Lunch                                                                                                                   

2.30 – 4.30pm    Session Three                                                                                                            

Timetabled individual lessons in piano and any extra courses if booked (aural, sightreading, theory, composition, harpsichord,  video recording) other options include practise, lesson observations, duet playing with friends                                                                                                                                        

3.30 – 4.30pm    Drop in practise clinic – come along for help with a particular bar, phrase or aspect of any piece you are playing.                                                                                                                                                                            

4.15 – 5pm          afternoon tea                                                                                                                                                                                       

5 – 5.45pm          Group  class for all all courses                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

6pm       dinner                                                                                                                                                                       

7.15pm John Lenehan presents ‘Sounds for Silents’  – the fascinating and exciting world of silent films with live music         – Stoller Hall                                                                                                                              

8.15pm Non resident participants leave for the day                                                                                                                                                                                             

8.15pm Boarders free time – options include socials in house, fit to perform in the gym, practise, performance rooms, duet playing.                                                                                                                                                                          

 

15th August       Manchetser                                                                                                               

7.15 – 8am          Breakfast for residents                                                                                                                                                                                      

8am       Non resident partiicpants arrive                                                                                                                                                                     

8.15 – 8.45am    Group class for all all courses                                                                                                                                                      

9 – 11am              Session One                                                                                                                                                                           

Timetabled individual lessons in piano and any extra courses if booked (aural, sightreading, theory, composition, harpsichord, video recording)                                                                                                                                                                         

10.45 – 11.30     coffee break                                                                                                                                                                           

11.30 – 1.30pm  Session Two                                                                                                               

Timetabled individual lessons in piano and any extra courses if booked (aural, sightreading, theory, composition, harpsichord, video recording)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

12 – 1.30pm        Drop in practise clinic – come along for help with a particular bar, phrase or aspect of any piece you are playing.                                                                                                                                                                            

1 – 2.15pm          Lunch                                                                                                                                                                                       

2.30 – 4.30pm    Session Three                                                                                                                                                                        

Timetabled individual lessons in piano and any extra courses if booked (aural, sightreading, theory, composition, harpsichord, video recording)  other options include practise, lesson observations, duet playing with friends                                                                                                                                                                      

3.30 – 4.30pm    Drop in performance class – come along with a prepared piece to perform and receive helpful feedback from a member of the faculty                                                                                                                                                                                        

4.15 – 5pm          afternoon tea                                                                                                                                                          

5 – 5.45pm          Group class for all courses                                           

6pm       dinner                                                                                                                                                                                      

7.15pm Gala Faculty recital – Stoller Hall                                                                                                                                                                                   

8.30pm Non resident participants leave for the day                                                                                                                                                                              

8.30pm Boarders free time – options include socials in house, fit to perform in the gym, practise, performance rooms, duet playing.                                                                                                                                                                          

16th August       Manchester                                                                                                               

7.15 – 8am          Breakfast for residents                                                                                                                                                        

8am       Non resident participants arrive                                                                                                                                                                     

8.15 – 8.45am    Group class for all courses                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

9am       Final recital performances for all participants                                                                                      Presentation of certificates                                                                                                                                                                         

11.30am             End of course                                                                                                                                                                       

 

‘My lesson was just fabulous. He restored my confidence, and gave me an abundance of ideas of how to improve and how to practise.  Actually it was life-changing.’
Annabelle attended for the 1st time for just one day in 2018