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Finchcocks launches gift vouchers in time for Christmas
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Finchcocks launches gift vouchers in time for Christmas

Finchcocks launches gift vouchers! Since we launched a few years ago, we’ve had lots of people enquire about booking courses for their nearest and dearest. With Christmas approaching, and some particularly lovely piano courses arranged for next year, we have created a set of gift vouchers available in multiples of £100 that can be used...

20 piano courses for 2020
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20 piano courses for 2020

We’re very pleased to confirm that we have just released a packed programme of 20 piano courses for 2020. Our programme is brought to you by some really wonderful tutors. Dave Hall who got rave reviews in the Sunday Times, Graham Fitch who is a regular contributor to the Pianist Magazine as well as concert pianist Warren Mailley-Smith and Steinway artist Verdana Subotic. For...

An Evening with Gershwin and The Planets: Saturday 28 September 7pm
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An Evening with Gershwin and The Planets: Saturday 28 September 7pm

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first public performance of the The Planets, John Broadwood and Sons are sponsoring a concert to be held at Finchcocks which will feature the intriguing piano duet version of the The Suite. Holst (1974 – 1934) composed the planets whilst he was Head of Music at St Paul’s...

Love’s Journey in Song: Ravel, Schumann, Strauss with Helen Lacey – Fri 16 August 7.30pm
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Love’s Journey in Song: Ravel, Schumann, Strauss with Helen Lacey – Fri 16 August 7.30pm

Helen Lacey (soprano) and Alexandra Standing (pianist) bring this unique programme exploring Love’s depiction in song through time to Finchcocks. They will perform Ravel’s beautiful and impressionist song cycle Cinq mélodies populaires grecques – Greek folk songs, translated from the original to French by Michel Dimitri Calvocoressi. Edvard Grieg’s six German songs are also included...

Charity concert in aid of Orpheus Centre
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Charity concert in aid of Orpheus Centre

We are very pleased to be collaborating with the Orpheus Centre this Spring, and hosting a concert in support of their work. We’re very lucky to be welcoming acclaimed concert pianist Tom Poster to Finchcocks. Tom is a musician whose skills and passions extend well beyond the conventional role of the concert pianist. Tom features regularly on...

An evening with Heli Ignatius-Fleet: Playing the piano should be like a walk in a garden of delights – Sun 9 Jun 2019 5pm
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An evening with Heli Ignatius-Fleet: Playing the piano should be like a walk in a garden of delights – Sun 9 Jun 2019 5pm

We’re very pleased to continue our collaboration with the European Piano Teachers’ Association, by hosting their next quarterly seminar. Heli Ignatius-Fleet is a the well-known pianist and pedagogue, and will provide a presentation on piano technique. Heli is a pianist and a teacher with a wealth of experience; she delivers inspiring lessons for students ranging from beginners...