Program

Thursday 27 September
Eric Ericson Hall, Skeppsholmen
12:00 – 13:45 Registration
14:00 – 14:30 Opening ceremony
14:30 – 15:00 Israeli pedagogic music for piano in perspective – Michal Tal, Israel
15:00 – 15:30 Motivating the motivator – Faith Maydwell, Australia
15:30 – 16:00 Piano works by Croatian composers – Ida Gamulin, Croatia
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 – 17.00 Difficult? Let’s make it fun and easy – Ana Avberzek, Slovenia
17:00 – 18:00 Piano teaching in Japan – Ichiro Kato and Ryuzo Akazawa, Japan
19:00 – 20:00 Recital: Swedish piano music
20:30 Dinner at Moderna Museet

 

Friday 28 September
Eric Ericson Hall, Skeppsholmen
09:30 – 11:30 Teaching the piano ensemble – Sören Unge, Sweden
09:30 – 11:30 Workshop with piano technicians – Tore Persson & Östen Häggmark, Sweden
11:30 – 12:00 Coffee break
12:00 – 13:30 Digital Piano – a different instrument? – Kjell Edstrand, Sweden
12:30 – 13:30 Group discussions
13:30 – 15:30 Lunch at Moderna Museet
14:30 – 15:30 EPTA AGM (President meeting)
15:30 – 16:00 Piano Dream – the creative way – Mariann Abraham, Hungary
16:00 – 16:30 Creativity in the development of technique – Murray McLachlan, UK
16:30 – 17:00 Improvisations – the art of doing – Tilmar Junius, Netherlands
17:00 – 17:30 Italian bel canto – Marcella Crudeli, Italy
17:30 – 18:30 Coffee Break
18:30 – 20:00 Recital: Crudeli, Tsuruzono, Roberts

Saturday 29 September
Eric Ericson Hall, Skeppsholmen
09:30 – 10:30 American views of teaching and playing the piano – Mayron Tsong, USA
10:30 – 11:00 Piano teaching in China – Yan Shuang Lindblom, China
11:00 – 11:30 Liszt – The pioneer of master class – Anna Hambaryan, Armenia
11:30 – 12:00 Coffee break
12:00 – 13:30 Lecture and Master class – Paul Roberts, UK
13:30 – 15:30 Lunch at Moderna Museet
15:30 – 16:00 Words evoking excellence in music making – Damjana Zupan, Slovenia
16:00 – 16:30 The musical brain Fredrik Ullén, Sweden
16:30 – 17:00 Coffee break
17:00 – 17:30 The new version of Liszt’s technical studies – Kristiina Junttu and Katarina Nuumi, Finland
17:30 – 18:00 Music 4 Eyes and Ears – Megumi Masaki, Canada
18:15 – 19:15 Sightseeing and boat trip to the City Hall
19:30 Reception at the City Hall, hosted by the City of Stockholm

Sunday 30 September
Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Valhallavägen 105
10:00 – 10:30 Public performance – Albanian pedagogy – Takuina Adami, Albania
10:30 – 11:00 Diabelli’s other variations – Malcolm Troup, UK
11:00 – 11:30 “Feel it!” – An approach to interpreting tonal music – Heribert Koch, Germany
11:30 – 12:00 Coffee break
12:00 – 13:30 Debate about the future of piano teaching
13:30 – 13.45 Closing ceremony
All instruments used in the Eric Ericson Hall are kindly
provided by Yamaha Piano Center in Stockholm.