Competitive Music Festivals 2011

Some of my pupils have taken part in competitive music festivals in past years. It is always a challenging yet rewarding experience taking part in a competition even if you don’t win! Wirral Festival of Music, Speech & Drama 8th and 9th April, 2011 at Birkenhead High School Academy Pianoforte classes in which you may […]

Chester Competitive Festival of Performing Arts 2009

With 2009 now well under way, it is time to look at other local competitions and festivals taking place for pianists.  Chester Competitive Festival of Performing Arts has a number of open choice classes that may be of interest to my students. The festival will take place at the King’s School, Chester on Saturday 25th April, 2009. […]

Two Rivers Festival – Celebrity Recitals at Birkenhead School

This year sees the launch of the Two Rivers Festival, an initiative to create a new festival of music and the arts using many of the beautiful buildings and locations on Wirral. ENTENTE CORDIALE – Jonathan Small, oboe and Ian Buckle, piano perform a programme of English and French music of the 20th and 21st […]

Wirral Festival 2009 – Pianoforte Competition

It’s now time to start thinking about competitions and music festival entries for 2009. I will be encouraging many of my students to take part as performance and competition are important ways of sharing as well as developing talent. I am awaiting details of the Chester festival at the King’s School scheduled for 25th April […]