Piano Masterclass with William Howard
2 June | 9:30 am - 5:00 pm| £20 – £40
An informal workshop day with one of Britain’s leading classical pianists, open to all piano enthusiasts. Up to ten places are available for intermediate and advanced pianists who wish to perform prepared repertoire. Non-playing observers are also very welcome. The teaching sessions will be approximately 40 minutes long and will focus on interpretation, performance and technique, but all participants are welcome to offer other topics for discussion during the day.
Performing participants £85.00 (to include lunch and welcome tea/coffee from cafe)
To book your place please email firstname.lastname@example.org directly. Please note places are extremely limited as we can only accept a maximum of 10 participants for the day.
When booking please give your age, approximate level of ability (e.g. Grade 6 to 8, Diploma, Professional) and the work that you would like to play (this can be done nearer the time if you have not yet decided).
If you are under 18 years of age, an accompanying adult can attend the day free of charge.
Non-performing participants £40 (to include lunch and welcome tea/coffee from cafe) for the whole day, or £20 per session (9.30am-1.00pm or 2.00pm to 5.00pm refreshments not included).
WILLIAM HOWARD is one of Britain’s leading pianists, enjoying a career that has taken him to over 40 different countries. His performing life consists of solo recitals, concerto performances and guest appearances with chamber ensembles and instrumentalists. In 1983 he founded the Schubert Ensemble, with which he performed for the full 35 years of the Ensemble’s existence. He appears regularly at major venues and festivals in the UK and can be heard frequently on BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM. He has made over forty CD recordings and has premiered several dozen new works by leading composers from the UK and abroad. As well as teaching privately throughout his professional career, he has given master classes in many parts of the world, has regularly taught and performed at the Dartington International Summer School, and also coached chamber music at Birmingham Conservatoire for 15 years.