Welcome to the Online Piano Summer Academy.
This page will explain you everything you need to know about the Online Piano Summer Academy.
When: 3 August to 7 August 2020
Where: Comfort of your own home
Who: Children and Adults
What is the Online Piano Summer Academy?
Led by Lorraine Wild, pianist and Head of Prep Music at Cranleigh School, the Online Piano Summer Academy offers one-to-one lessons, webinars and performances opportunities.
The Online Piano Summer Academy is a source of inspiration for Adults amateur and younger musicians. Lorraine offers an engaging and friendly course for everyone who enjoys piano playing.
The Online Piano Summer Academy is suitable for all abilities from Grade 1 through Diploma level. Most importantly, Lorraine encourages adults as well as young musicians to join the course. She will ensure that every participant receives tailored advice and inspirational daily individual lessons.
Who am I?
Lorraine Wild developed a passion for the piano at a young age. She started her studies at the Conservatoire of Besançon (France). In 2008, Lorraine achieved a First-Class honours Diploma in piano performance at the Conservatoire of Dijon (Burgundy, France), studying with the pianist Thierry Rosbach, as well as composition, musical analysis and chamber music.
After graduating from the University of Paris-IV Sorbonne, in ‘Music and Musicology’, Lorraine continued her studies at the University of Leeds. Achieving Merits for her Masters Degree in Piano Performance under the guidance of Ian Buckle, she won twice the University of Leeds Piano Competition in 2013 and 2014.
Above all, Lorraine is passionate about pedagogy and completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Performing Arts Teaching at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London in 2018, graduating with distinctions. Meanwhile, she taught the piano and was the main accompanist at Westonbirt schools (Gloucestershire) for four years. Meanwhile, she was also appointed repetitieur to Cirencester Male Voice Choir in May 2017. Lorraine Wild is currently Acting Head of Prep Music and Piano Teacher at Cranleigh School.
Is it the right course for me?
Whether you are a keen Adult amateur, or a passionate young musician, the Online Piano Summer Academy aims to provide excellent tuition. It will allow you to meet other pianists and be immersed in music.
Lorraine is welcoming and the atmosphere will be warm and friendly, offering a supportive setting for everyone to play. For instance, you are welcome to perform as little as one bar, a line, or a complete piece, and a warm reception is always guaranteed!
The Online Piano Summer Academy is ideal for pianists who are looking to have an inspiring and understanding support group to exchange ideas with and receive encouragement from each other. Lorraine welcomes all ages. In other words, enthusiasm is the main criteria for this course!
- Warm welcome and friendly environment to develop your skills.
- Get the best possible results from your time spent practising.
- Overcome technical difficulties.
- Give you practical skills to improve sight-reading.
- Learn new pieces quickly and master challenging areas within your repertoire.
- Help you to achieve examination results which reflect your full potential.
- Inspire and enhance your enjoyment of the piano.
- Online course accessible from wherever you are.
Timetable – The Online Piano Summer Academy
What do I need?
- A piano or a keyboard.
- You will need a laptop or a tablet.
- A passion for music and a good level of enthusiasm.
Pianist: £150 – Places are limited – early booking is recommended
Observer: £50 – As an observer, you will be given the opportunity to:
- Join all group sessions listed above (including the Dalcroze workshop).
- Ask questions and receive detailed answers
- Receive a study pack including session slides.
In addition, for every enrolment we will donate £5 to the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Coronavirus Crisis Appeal.
To submit your application and pay the fees, click on ‘Pay Now’ below. Once the payment is completed, you will need to complete the Registration form.