BERNSTEIN® Piano Masterclass 2019

  Under 12 Years 13 - 16 Years Teacher Book- Junior Ticket Book- Senior Ticket
Saturday 13th July 1:00pm 1:00pm Pending Complete
Sunday 25th July 3:30pm-5:00pm 3:30pm-5:00pm Mark Gibson Call : 33563299
Monday 26th July 6:00pm-7:30pm 6:00pm-7:30pm Mark Gibson Call : 33563299
Wednesday 3rd July 10am - 11.30am 12.30pm- 2.30pm Mira Jakopanetz Complete Complete
Thursday 4rd July 10am - 11.30am 12.30pm- 2.30pm Sonny Chua Complete Complete
Saturday 6th July 10am - 11.30am 12.30pm - 2.30pm Darryl Coote Complete Complete
Saturday 13th July 10am - 11.30am 12.30pm - 2.30pm Kenji Fujimura Complete Complete
Saturday 21st September 10am - 11.30am 12.30pm - 2.30pm Mikhail Solovei Full- Join Waitlist Full- Join Waitlist
Monday 23rd September  10am - 11.30am 12.30pm - 2.30pm Tamara Smolyar Full- Join Waitlist Full- Join Waitlist

Who is it for?

Bernstein Masterclass Series is a fantastic performance and learning experience for young piano students. It is designed for student age 8 to 16, who are preparing for exams and recitals.

How does it work?

Student prepare ONE piece of up to 6 minutes to perform in front of a small, encouraging audience. the guest teacher will then offer valuable feedback and constructive criticism to help the student improve their playing. Participates are also able to hear and observe other student's performances.

What are the benefits?

When students participate in the Masterclass session, they recieve great advice to help develop their skills, plus the rare opportunity to play for a renowned pianist/educator, and valuable performance experience to help curb nerves for future performances. Students also broaden their knowledge of other repertoire outside of their own pieces by observing other student performances, which is a vital help to their future studies. Participants may be invited to compete in the National final of the Bernstein Piano Compeititon on sunday 6th October, 2019

Please note (Conditions):

* Due to copyright laws, performers must only use an original copy of music.

* No photography or video footage allowed.

* Enrolment close 7 days prior unless already full.

* One entry per teacher (QLD, WA)

Bernstein Masterclass sessions are conducted by the Team of Pianists and guest teachers at Bernies Music Land.
Please phone Bernies Music Land on 9872 5122 for inquiries. 

Book online or View The 2019 Bernstein Masterclass Brochure 

BERNSTEIN® Piano Competition 2019

Junior: 11am, Sunday 6th October 2019

Senior: 2pm, Sunday 6th October 2019

The Bernstein Piano Competition will be held on the Schimmel Stage at Bernies Music Land, 381 Canterbury Road, Ringwood VIC 3134.

The National BERNSTEIN® Competition is Australia's longest running sponsored piano competition. It is designed to encourage young piano students and provide a friendly, yet competitive environment for students to excel in piano performance. Excellent cash prizes totalling $950 with beauiful trophies are presented in both Junior (Under 12 years) and Senior (13 to 16 years) Divisions. 

Senior 1st Prize $300 cash.
Junior 1st Prize $200 cash

The National Final of the BERNSTEIN® Competition is held at Bernies Music Land in Ringwood, Victoria and includes finalists selected from Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Brisbane, Cairns and Shepparton Regional BERNSTEIN® Masterclasses and heats.

Students wishing to compete must participate in a Masterclass sessions and may be invited by the teachers (in writing) shortly after the Masterclass. The minimum standard for participation in the National BERNSTEIN® Competition is:

Under 12: grade 3 AMEB or equivalent
13-16 years: grade 5 AMEB or equivalent

Audience entry is free and can be booked here.