It is a great pleasure to welcome our superb instructors, Edmund Battersby and Evelyne Brancart from Indiana University Bloomington, Lance Coburn from the Royal Irish Academy of Music, and internationally acclaimed pianist Artur Pizarro, all highly regarded pianists whose credentials include prestigious university positions, prizes in international competitions, and acclaimed recordings.
Not least, we welcome the participants, as they devote themselves to learning all they can from these master pianists in both the private and group master class setting and by observing other performances. In addition, Feldenkrais classes will teach students bodily awareness, how to move more naturally while avoiding pain and injury. And a seminar by a top performance psychologist will help students deal better with issues related to performing for audiences. We also can’t wait to introduce you to a little of Irish culture, to sample some Guinness together and show you some the most beautiful sites beyond Dublin city, while resting those hands! And after all the hard work is done, we invite you to perform for real audiences in a variety of settings, including an outreach concert for the residents at Harold's Cross Hospice and a final recital at the prestigious National Concert Hall in Dublin.