Workshop in bow-guiding
Workshop in bow-guiding Presenter: Yvonne Frye In this workshop participants will experience very practically, how to established a balanced bow hand (violin) by manual work of the teacher. In an almost physiotherapist way of working, we will look into different supporting grips. With the help of those grips, the student will be able to play smooth bow changes with a good core in the sound. Those grips will help to establish a balanced bow hold with beginners (children and adult players) but are a valuable tool in remedial teaching, too. Furthermore, we will look into different bow techniques like spiccato…
AUSTA NSW Report May 2018
NSW Report May 2018 We have had a quiet start to the year as we have had a change of president and some new committee members so we have had a lot to learn very quickly. We have a busy few months ahead, with our annual String Festival in June and a pedagogy talk by Goetz Richter in May. Some highlights of the year which are already planned are masterclasses with Robin Wilson and Julian Smiles, and a viola day with Roger Benedict. Caron Chan is going to give an AMEB workshop in July and we are hoping to have…
Gary McPherson Gary E. McPherson studied music education at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, before completing a master of music education at Indiana University, a doctorate of philosophy at the University of Sydney and a Licentiate and Fellowship in trumpet performance through Trinity College, London. In 2021, he was the recipient of a prestigious Honorary Doctorate – Artium Doctorem Honoris Causa – from Lund University Sweden (established 1666). Gary is the Ormond Professor of Music at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and has served as National President of the Australian Society for Music Education and President of the International Society for Music Education. His research interests are broad and his approach interdisciplinary….