Academy of Piano Peformance

The inaugural Academy of Piano Performance is a school holiday workshop program aimed at students aged 12-24.

The 4-day intensive program consists of pedagogical workshops, body rhythm workshops, one-on-one lessons with Academy tutors Roger Cui and Lana Chapliiova, performance opportunities, and three concerts presented by staff and visiting artists.

APP aims to ignite piano students of the Coffs Coast area and beyond by providing exceptional learning and musical experiences to the region, and delivers world-class tuition and education right at the home of music education on the Coffs Coast, the Coffs Harbour Regional Conservatorium.

What: Academy of Piano Performance

Where: Coffs Harbour Regional Conservatorium

When: Monday 11 July – Thursday 14 July

Cost: $280 per student

If for financial reasons you’re unable to attend, please contact Conservatorium Executive Director Patrick Brearley, on to discuss financial support opportunities.


11th July

18:00 to 19:00 Welcome and Opening of the Academy with recital by Roger Cui

12th July

10:00 to 13:00 – Masterclass with Roger in Performance Space

15:00 to 17:00 – Private tuition by Lana

18:00 to 19:00 – Concert for Piano and Dance – ‘ Tchaikovsky’s Many Moves’ in collaboration with NAIDU Theatre Company

13th July

10:00 to 12:00 – AMEB Examination Workshop including Technique, Aural, and Sight reading preparation (with Lana Chapliiova and Roger Cui)

15:00 to 17:00 – Masterclass by Roger in Performance Space

18:00 to 19:00 – Concert for Piano in a chamber music setting

14th July

10:00 to 11:00 – Rhythm through Body Movement with Lana in Performance Space

12:00 to 14:00 – Private tuition with Roger

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