Tour de France et bien chantez

After a very early start and what seemed like forever, we finally arrived on the outskirts of Reims. The first beer of the evening tasted ten times better than it would have done had it not followed twelve hours or so sat on a coach! The meal we were provided with was also both very┬ásubstantial Read more about Tour de France et bien chantez[…]

New ABRSM Piano Syllabus – Grade 1

It is with great pleasure that I can announce the new ABRSM Piano Syllabus for 2013-2014. The pieces can be used in exams from January 2013 until Easter 2015. I have produced a playlist of demonstration videos of the Grade 1 Pieces so far and intend to produce more as time permits… My favourite selection Read more about New ABRSM Piano Syllabus – Grade 1[…]

“Creatures Great and Small” Student Concert Series

The banner above links to “The Geoffles Daily“, a daily photoblog of my kitten Geoffrey following his antics since he came to live with us on April 13th. The daily photos from the photoblog automatically syndicate to a facebook page and an evernote folder! Appropriately, the concert series this term will follow an animal theme Read more about “Creatures Great and Small” Student Concert Series[…]

May: Month of Messiah

Famous choral music coming up every Saturday in May to which you can listen or participate in. 5th May: Sing Along Messiah – Chester Cathedral 270 years after the final notes were added to the score at Chester Cathedral. The friends of the cathedral have organised a sing along Messiah day which will coincide with Read more about May: Month of Messiah[…]

Creatures Great and Small

My Piano Tuition theme this term is “Creatures Great and Small”. For the studio composition project however, I will not be making a video. Instead you must choose three contrasting animals from either Pets, Farmyard, or Jungle categories and compose either a suite of three short pieces featuring the three animals or one piece which Read more about Creatures Great and Small[…]