Category: Finchcocks

Your top ten moments of 2019
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Your top ten moments of 2019

Its our 1st Birthday! We hear from our participants about what made their experience of Finchcocks special this year…   1. Inspiring tutors Our tutors are all professional musicians and teachers, in demand across the UK and abroad. Our esteemed list of tutors includes: Graham Fitch, Melanie Spanswick and David Hall. “David Hall is an...

Meet our staff: Piano tuner and restorer David Manson
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Meet our staff: Piano tuner and restorer David Manson

Tell us a bit about yourself: How did you become a piano tuner and restorer? I started in the piano business at the age of 17. I had moved to London to start work at Danemann piano manufacturers and learned how to make pianos there. I then moved to another well known company called Knight...

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...

Activities for non-playing guests
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Activities for non-playing guests

Some of our guests ask if they can bring along a partner or non-playing guest. Plus-ones are very welcome! It’s very easy to while away a couple of days enjoying the luxury of our grade I listed stately manor, the grand pianos, grounds, food and wine. However, non-playing guests and partners might like a few...

MEET OUR STAFF: Assistant Course Director Jenny Maslin
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MEET OUR STAFF: Assistant Course Director Jenny Maslin

Tell us a little about your role at Finchcocks…                                         I have been working part time at Finchcocks for about 9 months now and absolutely love it. I have two main responsibilities, one of which is administrative, and the other is my shared role with Helen hosting and facilitating our piano courses. I really enjoy marrying...

Participant Diary: Anna Braddick
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Participant Diary: Anna Braddick

Spotlight on … 18 year old student and pianist, Anna Braddick Explore her experience   Upon arrival on a sunny Friday afternoon, the stunning views of the Finchcocks estate and Georgian manor house greeted us. Who knew the most extraordinary sight was yet to come – downstairs in the cellar, where the jaw-dropping (!) range...