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Faber Music has launched a new teaching guide by Anthony Williams. The Piano Teacher’s Survival Guide is a resource that tackles universal issues and common frustrations faced by piano teachers and pianists.  According to the publishers, ‘from preparing for the very first lesson to mastering fiendish fingering and performance anxiety, Williams’… Read more

Applications for the 2018 Leeds International Piano Competition opened on 1 June and two significant developments have been announced: a major partnership with the Lang Lang International Music Foundation and a new Leeds Piano Festival to take place in Leeds and London over eight days in May 2018. These innovations are key… Read more

The winners of the Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards were announced at a ceremony at The Brewery in the City of London on Tuesday 9 May 2017. This year’s awards, presented in association with BBC Radio 3, recognise outstanding musical achievement across the UK in 2016 with award-winners chosen by… Read more

Bristol Music Trust, the organisation which runs Colston Hall, has announced that the name of Colston Hall will change when the new Hall opens in 2020 after redevelopment. Explaining the reasons for the change, the Trust said: ‘We want to look to the future and ensure the whole city is… Read more

The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is delighted to announce that, having just completed his acclaimed Beethoven Sonata series, Llŷr Williams is about to embark on a three-year Schubert series, exclusively at the College. The first performance will take place on 9 November 2017 in the College’s Dora… Read more