Autumn Piano Weekend

Autumn Piano Weekend 2013 was held at Glenfern on March 23 & 24...

Around 22 pianists participated in a packed program of piano study in the historic surrounds of National Trust property Glenfern, in East St Kilda, Melbourne. Guest teaching staff included Betty Vergara-Pink, formerly Professor of Piano and Piano Pedagogy, Musikhochschule Freiburg and Dr Sandra Nash, Director of Studies, Dalcroze Australia. Team of Pianists staff were Prof Max Cooke, Darryl Coote and Robert Chamberlain, who devised and directed the event.

Themes for weekend included:

  • Practice and Learning (Saturday morning)
  • Movement and Musicianship (Saturday afternoon)
  • Developing technique for Adults and for University students (Sunday morning)
  • The Mystery of Memorisation (Sunday afternoon)

For further information download a summary with photos and schedule.

Some Autumn Piano Weekend participants and staff after the final concert and forum
Some Autumn Piano Weekend participants and staff after the final concert and forum

Upcoming Events

Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea

Concert 3 - Rage and Riches

A program of contrasts for clarinet and piano with David Griffiths (clarinet) and Rohan Murray (piano). Enjoy the Sonata by Stuart Greenbaum, Elena Kats-Chernin's Rag for clarinet & piano, Weiner Hungarian Dances and Gerschwin Three Preludes. .

Date and Time

Sunday June 16, 2019 at 6.30pm
Rippon Lea Ballroom, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick (Melway 67 E2)

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Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea

Concert 4 - Rising Stars

Hear two rising stars of the piano world Kevin Suherman (solo piano) and Aura Go (solo piano), in a program featuring music by Brahms, Ravel, Bach/Busoni, Beethoven, Ades and JS Bach. .

Date and Time

Sunday July 21, 2019 at 6.30pm
Rippon Lea Ballroom, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick (Melway 67 E2)

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Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea

Concert 5 - A Musical Flower-Garden for clarinet, cello & piano

Robert Schubert (clarinet), Josephine Vains (cello), Robert Chamberlain (piano), in a program of solos, duos and trios by JS Bach, Julian Yu, Zemlinsky, Hindemith, Bruch and including the trio for clarinet, cello and piano by famous film composer Nino Rota. .

Date and Time

Sunday August 18, 2019 at 6.30pm
Rippon Lea Ballroom, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick (Melway 67 E2)

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