EPTA UK One Day Event for Piano Teachers

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EPTA UK is delighted to present a day devoted to the new piano exams of Trinity College London and the ABRSM, to be held on Saturday 29th November, 2014 at Faber Music offices. Each session will cover the new syllabus in constructive and inspiring presentations. 

 

10 – 1pm Trinity College London - New piano syllabus for 2015-2017 

"What is that makes the Trinity piano syllabus both unique and attractive?" To answer this question, join Peter Wild as he guides you through a journey of discovery. En route, he will reveal Trinity's imaginative and stimulating approach to both technical work and repertoire. He will also touch on the flexible examination format - a format which makes the Trinity syllabus so user-friendly. There will be demonstrations at the piano, looking at repertoire and technical exercises from the teachers' and students' points of view. There are a number of surprises in the syllabus and most likely some new repertoire which is totally unfamiliar. Whatever your taste, there will be something for everyone".

 

1 – 2pm Buffet Lunch. Time to browse the stalls and choose your TWO FREE publications included in your admission price. 

 

2 – 5pm ABRSM - The new 2015-16 Piano syllabus 

Anthony Williams gives an informal pianistic tour through his favourite teaching choices from the wonderful new ABRSM syllabus, combining teaching hints and tips with an exploration of the broader musical themes and challenges that link the progression of students through the grades. 

ABRSM have designed their exams and assessments to motivate students of all levels and ages, giving them a series of realistic goals and tangible rewards for their achievements. 

 

Located at Faber Music's central London offices. Admission to this event is just £35 and includes tea/coffee, a buffet lunch, plus two free publications.

There will be many books to browse and buy on the day, with opportunities to meet and discuss ideas with colleagues. We are thrilled that both Murray McLachlan and Paul Harris will be at the lunch break to discuss their new publications. 
 
Booking for this event is online at www.epta-uk.org/Product=ONEDAYEVENTFABER
Please do book early as space will be limited. 
 
Getting here: 
Faber Music Event Space, 4th Floor 
Bloomsbury House 
74-77 Great Russell Street 
London WC1B 3DA 
 
Nearest London underground stations: Holborn (5 minute walk), Russell Square (10 minute walk), Tottenham Court Road (10 minute walk) 
 
Bus routes: 
Southampton Row bus stop: 59 (for Kings Cross), 68, 91, 168, 188 
Holborn Station bus stop: 521 (for Waterloo) 
 
There are no company off-street parking spaces. Visitors should use local car parks and on-street metres. 
 
Refreshments and facilities:
The course venue is located on the 4th floor. Please email kathrynpage@epta-uk.org if you have any access requirements so that necessary arrangements can be made. A buffet style lunch will be provided, with tea/coffee breaks throughout the day. Please email kathrynpage@epta-uk.org if you have any dietary requirements.