Lucinda Mackworth-Young

Course Director

Lucinda Mackworth-Young is an inspirational international lecturer, workshop leader, author, pianist and teacher. Over the past four decades she has pioneered Practical Psychology for Musicians, Dance for Musicians and a system for learning to Play by Ear and Improvise in Simple Steps.

Well known for her very entertaining approach, shedding light on many of the problems encountered daily, and offering a wealth of practical tips, Lucinda inspires and refreshes music teaching and performing with a special multisensory magic.

Director of the leading Piano Teachers’ Course UK, she also runs courses under her association Music, Mind and Movement, and provides professional development nationally and internationally, including for ABRSM and Trinity.

Her recent Faber Music publication, Piano by Ear, designed to help everyone learn to play by ear and improvise in simple steps, was finalist in the 2016 Music Teacher Awards for Excellence, and remains a top seller.

Also, her highly recommended, innovative and readable book TUNING IN: Practical Psychology for Musicians, published in 2001, is now available as an e-book published by Informance.

Find about about her forthcoming course at Finchcocks or have a look at her website.


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