Teacher: Ricardo Castro - 4 sessions

The piano and direction from the Keyboard post graduate course proposes an educational path of exellence for young piano players who wish to increase their instrumental and musical preparation and knowledge of cunducting techniques and strategies of rehearsals in groups in chamber music and orchestra under the guidance of important musicians.
Numerous performance occasions allow the students in the chamber music with piano post graduate course to “test” their preparation during public concerts, the participation of which is considered an integral part of the educational path.

An internal competition (april-may) will offer scholarships to most deserving students.

The excellent educational quality of the piano and direction from the Keyboard post graduate course creates excellent job opportunities in the field of music for talented and passionate young musicians, helping them to move towards high-level professional activities.

Programme: The traditional repertoire for piano and elements relating to the reading and preparation of an orchestral score. The pianists will work together on the approach of modern conducting techniques and rehearsal strategies for chamber groups and orchestras, both chamber and symphonic.
No conducting skills are required.
Students will have the opportunity to interact as soloists-conductors with the Galilei Orchestra of the School in the following periods of the course: 11, 12 February 2022 and 27th, 28th May 2022

The lessons will take place in four collective sessions of two days each, with compulsory attendance for the entire session.

At the professor’s discretion, the best students may be chosen to hold recitals during the year.
The course will be activated if a minimum number of students is reached.

The course is for musicians who have obtained the Old Order Degree or AFAM 1st level degree, but in cases of precocious talent, students not yet in possession of the aforementioned qualifications could also be admitted.
Auditors admitted compatibly with the availability of rooms due to anti-contagion measures.

Admission requirements:
1 Piece by Johann Sebastian Bach
1 Etude by Chopin or Liszt
1 Concerto for piano and orchestra by Bach, Hydn, Mozart or Beethoven (first movement)




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