Schott Music Ltd, 48 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7BB, United Kingdom
16 July 2017
10:00 am To 5:00 pm
Melanie Spanswick is a pianist, author, teacher and composer. She graduated from the Royal College of Music with a master's degree in performance studies. Melanie is a widely experienced examiner and adjudicator and frequently gives masterclasses, workshops and presentations throughout the UK and internationally. As a pianist, she has performed and broadcast worldwide. Melanie has written and edited piano books for the international market to critical acclaim. She is a regular contributor to Pianist magazine and Piano Professional (EPTA) and her piano compositions have been featured in various publications and included on many music festival syllabuses.
Russian-born concert pianist and composer, GéNIA, is the founder of Piano-Yoga®, a unique method of piano playing, performing and teaching designed for all levels of pianists. Following her studies in London at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and Trinity Laban Conservatoire, GéNIA performed worldwide and released a number of albums on Black Box, Nonclassical and her own label. Her compositions have been regularly played on various concert platforms, BBC Radio and Classic FM as well as featured in the media. Combining her artistic career with Piano-Yoga® educational work, GéNIA gives masterclasses, workshops and Piano-Yoga® retreats worldwide as well as running her Piano-Yoga® studio in Central London. GéNIA's Piano-Yoga® book was featured in her live series of Piano-Yoga® lessons on BBC London Radio 94.9. Amongst her students are professional and amateur musicians. The Piano-Yoga® method offers a special programme for children and is popular amongst celebrities.