Piano Educators Day 2020 - Early Bird Tickets

Monday, 20th January, 9:30am - 4:00pm


Monday, 20th January, 9:30am - 4:00pm

Bernies Music Land invites you to the 11th annual Piano Educators Day.

Celebrating 11 years of this exceptional support event for piano professionals!

Bernies proudly presents a jam packed day of ideas and inspiration to kick start your teaching year.

This unique program is presented exclusively for piano educators as a thank you for being a customer of Bernies and bringing your students to our store over our 42 years of family business.

's a smashing new program and we think you're going to love it!


Piano Educators Day 2020 Program

9.00am- Registration

9.30am- Welcome

Bernie Capicchiano, Managing Director of Bernies Music Land

9.40am- The NEW AMEB Theory Series: teaching tips from the author

Andrew Raiskums- Introduced by special guests from the AMEB

10.30am- The Educator's Guide to Pianos

Guidelines for school piano service, maintenance, lifespan and appropriate selection. Jonathan Wade, Piano Technician

11.00am- Morning Tea Break

11.30am- Potential, Opportunity and Challenge: Five University-Level Piano Performance Problems - how to avoid these in your teaching

Robert Chamberlain, principal member of the Team of Pianists, and Piano Program Convenor, Sir Zelman Cowan School of Music, Monash University

12.15pm- What's New

Tony Betros and Maureen Milton from ANZCA

12.30pm- What to do if you are asked to play at Church

Chris Tregalis, As a pianist, we are sometimes asked to play at church for weddings, funerals and services. But what if there is only an organ? Come and hear our key tips for setting up and playing an organ for optimal sound results

1.00pm- Lunch Break

2.00pm- What's New

Barry Walmsley from Trinity London

2.15pm- Rhythm, Body Percussion and Musical Understanding

- Mark Gibson, Creator of Encore Music Education

3.00pm- What's New: Patricia Morgan, St. Cecilia School of Music

3.15pm- The Anatomical Aspects of Piano Technique: understanding the use of hand positioning and posture to prevent and remedy Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

Alan Kogosowski, pianist and Chopin scholar

4.00pm- Sessions Conclude - Afternoon Tea

Displays close at 5.30pm.

Don't forget to collect your showbag!

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