Concerts/Workshops/Lectures

Exploring Piano Exams - An International Performer/Pedagogue/Examiner's guide

(December 07, 2013)

sample 6In this 60-minute Lecture-Demonstration, performer/teacher/examiner Jakob Fichert from Germany, will speak about different aspects of piano playing, which he has come across whilst examining for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM). This Lecture-Demonstration is for piano students of all ages, young children from the ages of 4 welcome, so hope you will not miss this wonderful event. A short Question & Answer session afterwards.

Jakob has won numerous prizes at international competitions both as a soloist and chamber musician. These include the Valentino Bucchi International Piano Competition for 20th century music in Rome, the Liza Fuchsowa Memorial Prize at the Royal-Over-Seas-League – best chamber music pianist, and the International Taneev Chamber Music Competition in Kaluga and Moscow.

A much in demand pedagogue Jakob has given numerous master classes for music specialist schools and other musical organizations. He also works as an examiner and consultant for the Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music and holds the position of Senior Lecturer for piano at Leeds College of Music.
(Full biography please read below)

Website:
www.jakobfichert.com 

Date & Time:
Saturday 7th December, 3-4pm (tea/coffee/biscuits available)

Venue:
St. Giles Centre (Orpington)
Church Road,
Farnborough,
Kent BR6 7DY
UK

Webpage:

Booking:
Tickets (booking required)- payable at the door:
7 years and above - £10 (under 7 years go 
free)

Phone: 0797 181 7638
E-mail: orpingtonmusicstudio@ yahoo.co.uk

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JAKOB FICHERT
Jakob Fichert is a very sought after performer playing solo and chamber music recitals in the UK, Germany and other European countries. Jakob has performed in many prestigious venues such as the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Wigmore Hall and Kings Place. Some of his concerts have been live broadcast by various radio stations and he has recorded for Toccata Classics and Naxos to great critical acclaim.

He studied at the Musikhochschule Karlsruhe with Wolfgang Manz before undertaking a postgraduate course at the Royal College of Music in London under the tutelage of Yonty Solomon. He also obtained a Masters Degree in Chamber Music and was a RCM Junior Fellow from 2001- 2003. 

Jakob has been involved in various projects such as lecture recitals on Max Reger and a conference on music written in the Concentration Camp Terezin as well as numerous educational concerts and workshops. 

Jakob has won numerous prizes at international competitions both as a soloist and chamber musician. These include the Valentino Bucchi International Piano Competition for 20th century music in Rome, the Liza Fuchsowa Memorial Prize at the Royal-Over-Seas-League – best chamber music pianist, and the International Taneev Chamber Music Competition in Kaluga and Moscow.

Chamber Music and Lied repertoire has been at the heart of his performing career. He has collaborated on concert stage and in recording studio with musicians such as Janet Hilton, Alfia Naqipbekova, Diana Galvydyte, Oliver Coates and Helen-Jane Howells.

A much in demand pedagogue Jakob has given numerous master classes for music specialist schools and other musical organizations. He also works as an examiner and consultant for the Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music and holds the position of Senior Lecturer for piano at Leeds College of Music.

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