ABRSM EPTA Teacher Development Day Six 'The Dynamic, Motivational Teacher'

Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 10:00 to 17:30
Summary Description

Full programme for the day

Day Six 21 July The Dynamic, Motivational Teacher, highlights include sessions on

  • Foundations of Technique: Principles of Effective Pedalling
  • Teaching Principles: Keeping Your Teaching Fresh and Invigorating
  • The Art of Demonstration: Getting Your Pupil to teach you!
  • Teaching: Looking Beyond the Notes

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Helen Krizos

As a performer Helen formed a Piano Duo with Peter Noke which established itself as one of the foremost ensembles in England.  They made regular broadcasts on BBC Radio 3, appeared on BBC and Australian television and performed throughout the UK, both as recitalists and with many of the leading orchestras including; Philharmonia, English chamber Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic and Concert orchestras. Their highly acclaimed recordings of Schubert and Dvorak on the Hyperion Label led to a direct invitation to perform in Prague at the famous ‘Hall of Artists’.

Mark Tanner

Mark Tanner is a concert pianist, composer, B.I.F.F. adjudicator, teacher and writer. His performing and academic work takes him regularly to all five continents. Solo appearances include many recitals at London’s Wigmore Hall, South Bank Centre and St John’s Smith Square, as well as St George’s Bristol, where he performed in piano duo with Alan Schiller at the Mozart 250th Anniversary Celebrations. He appears regularly on luxury cruise liners, having given in excess of 300 recitals on all of the Cunard, P&O and Saga ships. 


Rowan Cozens

Rowan is a performing pianist and teacher. She is an advocate of good quality music education and enjoys working with beginners through to conservatoire entry students

Rowan studied piano with Jean Harvey and Viola with John White at the Royal Academy of Music. She achieved the GRSM hons degree, as well as teaching and performing diplomas on both instruments. She worked in France as an orchestral player and as an accompanist.