2019 Professional Weekend: 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.
Saturday, 6 April -  Sunday, 7 April 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

Internationally regarded pedagogue, Dr Robin Wilson is Resident Faculty of Violin at the Australian National Academy of Music in Melbourne, and also teaches at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. In 2019 he will also serve of the faculties of the Valdres Festival in Norway and the Keshet Eilon Violin Mastercourse in Israel. His students are the winners of many national and international competitions, including the Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition. In 2018 he was honoured with a National Award from the Australian String Teachers Association for outstanding services to string teaching in Australia.

Robin has performed widely throughout Australasia, the USA and the UK. Solo and chamber recordings appear on Decca, ABC Classics, Ode, Vexations840 and VDE-Gallo. He is a member of the acclaimed ensemble Ironwood and the Australian Octet, is former leader of the ARCO Chamber Orchestra and has appeared as guest violinist with many leading Australian ensembles.

Robin’s research was awarded the prestigious 2014 Geiringer Prize from the American Brahms Society. He has presented lectures at leading universities throughout the USA and the UK and given masterclasses throughout Australasia, Singapore, the UK and the USA. He studied with Alice Waten and Janet Davies in Sydney and at the New England Conservatory of Music, USA. He plays a violin by the Gagliano family, made in Naples in 1784.

Schedule:

Saturday 6th April:

9.00am "Psychology, Motivation and Communication" presentation with Dr Robin Wilson

10.30am Morning Tea

11.00am Master Class

12.30pm Lunch

1.15pm "Practice Room to Stage: Haydn Cello Concerto in C" presentation with Howard Penny

2.45pm Afternoon Tea

3.15pm Master Class

4.30pm Finish

 

Sunday 7th April:

9.00am "Practice and Performing" presentation with Dr Robin Wilson

10.30am Morning Tea

11.00am Master Class

12.30pm Lunch

1.15pm "Lesson Lab" Practical realisation of Practice and Performing with Howard Penny

2.45pm Afternoon Tea

3.15pm Master Class

4.30pm Finish

Audition submissions for masterclasses have now closed. Thank you for sending your audition videos. They are co-ordinated by the AUSTA-Q committee and successful applicants will be notified via email.

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 $20 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
$65 for AUSTA members
$90 for non-members
$20 for School-aged Students (both days covered by this ticket)
Full weekend pass
$110 for AUSTA members
$160 for non-members
$20 for School-aged Students (both days covered by this ticket)
 

 

Sessions

Sessions Description Status
Saturday 6 April 2019 9:00 AM 6 and 7 April (Both Days) Open
Saturday 6 April 2019 9:01 AM Day 1 Saturday 6 April Open
Sunday 7 April 2019 9:00 AM Day 2 Sunday 7 April Open
Saturday 6 April 2019 9:00 AM
6 and 7 April (Both Days)
Open
Saturday 6 April 2019 9:01 AM
Day 1 Saturday 6 April
Open
Sunday 7 April 2019 9:00 AM
Day 2 Sunday 7 April
Open
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