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2018 Dynamic Duo of String Pedagogy

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Dynamic Duo of String Pedagogy featuring the prominent music educators Howard Penny (Cello) and Robin Wilson (Violin) for a weekend of masterclasses and workshops.
15th and 16th of September.
Saturday, 15 September -  Sunday, 16 September 9am-4:30pm
Full Schedule Below

Location

Brisbane Boys' College, College Hall

Kensington Terrace, TOOWONG QLD 4066

Contact Details

Howard Penny - Cello

Dr Robin Wilson - Violin/Viola

Howard Penny

Cellist Howard Penny is Head of Strings at Australian National Academy of Music in Melbourne (ANAM). He is an internationally renowned soloist, ensemble member, principal, teacher, lecturer, co-director and festival founder. Based in Europe, Howard has been a member of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe for 30 years.

 

Dr Robin Wilson

Dr Robin Wilson is regarded internationally as a pedagogue and is a member of the Violin faculty at the Australian National Academy of Music in Melbourne (ANAM). His students have won all of the major Australian competitions and numerous international competitions. The most recent was first place in the junior division of the 2018 Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition. Dr Wilson has performed extensively as a soloist and chamber musician here and abroad.

Schedule:

Saturday 15th September:

9.00am Fundamental Biomechanics for String Players with Howard Penny (Dr Robin Wilson present to give violin/viola perspective)

10.30am Morning Tea

11.00am Master Class

12.30pm Lunch

1.15pm Developing the Bow Arm with Dr Robin Wilson

2.45pm Afternoon Tea

3.15pm Master Class

4.30pm Finish

 

Sunday 16th September:

9.00am First Encounters: Approaching New Repertoire with Howard Penny (Dr Robin Wilson present to give violin/viola perspective)

10.30am Morning Tea

11.00am Master Class

12.30pm Lunch

1.15pm Sequencing Material and Repertoire with Dr Robin Wilson

2.45pm Afternoon Tea

3.15pm Master Class

4.30pm Finish

Masterclasses have been finalised now. They were co-ordinated by the AUSTA-Q committee. Please email austaeventsqld@gmail.com should you wish to make enquiries about the Masterclasses.

Important information for attendees:

Parking
Due to school events on throughout the weekend, parking will be challenging at BBC. Please allow adequate time to find a park either within the school grounds or on the surrounding streets of the campus.
Meals
Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea will be provided. Please note that $15 student tickets do not include morning tea, lunch or afternoon tea. Students must provide their own lunch.
Disabled Access
Please be advised that attendees requiring disabled access need to contact austaeventsqld@gmail.com for instructions at the lift in the building is currently undergoing maintenance.
Ticket Prices:
Single Day Price
$60 for AUSTA members
$80 for non-members
$15 for School-aged Students (both days covered by this ticket)
Full weekend pass
$100 for AUSTA members
$150 for non-members
$15 for School-aged Students (both days covered by this ticket)