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Opening the Practice Toolbox

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BYOP - Bring your own piece (of music) and receive tailored advice on the most effective practice OR just listen for a fiver.

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Do you feel you are spending a lot of time practicing with little result?

Are you stuck learning a particular piece or passage?

Can you “sort of“ play - or sing - your repertoire, you feel that there is more to be discovered and want to know what to do next?

Don’t wait until you are frustrated and ready to start a bonfire with your music –join this 2-hour online workshop instead!

Suitable for all musicians who work from sheet music.

Saturday, once monthly 11.00-13.00* Online platform: Zoom

Dates: 18 September, 16 October, 20 November, 11 December

Schedule:

Introduction and presentation of general methods - the three stages of practice 10-15 mins

Individual sessions masterclass style (active participants) 15 – 20 mins each

Q&A 15 mins

Prices: Active participant** £15 Passive participant £ 5

*A minimum of three active participants is necessary to run the workshop. If no more than three sign up, the workshop will only run for approximately 1.5 hours.

**Active participants: Please be prepared to perform a piece or part of a piece, ca 2 mins in length (or shorter), and send me a scan of the sheet music - with bar numbers marked in - prior to the workshop, so I can share it with the group.

About myself:

My name is Gisela Meyer and I am a pianist, accompanist and soprano with cello as side subject. As accompanist I have coached many musicians in preparation for exams and recitals. I have been teaching ensembles at the City Lit since 2011, first as tutor of the Music Foundation Course and since 2015, as tutor for Chamber Music. I have been working with singers and a variety of instrumentalists over many years and perform regularly in concerts and at functions.

Read more and have a listen here: giselameyer.me.uk

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Organiser Gisela Meyer

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Gisela is a multifaceted musician with a principal background in piano and piano accompaniment. She also works as a singer and teacher of various musical subjects.

As a freelance accompanist, Gisela works for the City University and City of Islington Sixth Form College.

In October 2015, Gisela took up the post as chamber music tutor for the City Lit Institute, where she also works as accompanist and deputy teacher for piano and cello. Subsequently, her teaching was graded "outstanding" (1) in a lesson observation by the college.

Gisela plays and sings regularly in concerts as a soloist, and is member of several chamber ensembles.

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