Piano classes will be adjudicated by Nancy Litten on Sunday 5 May, Monday 6 May (Bank Holiday) and Sunday 12 May 2019
Nancy Litten (piano) won an Arts Council award to study with Julius Isserlis in London at thirteen, and an open piano scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music at sixteen, winning prizes during her studies there. She has performed as a pianist in solo, orchestral and chamber music, and as a piano accompanist, being well known in Kent. She is an all-round musician, also having been a freelance orchestral violinist and leader of a string quartet. Tutoring has formed a large part of her life, from beginners through to diploma level; she has taught privately and in many different types of school and on courses and masterclasses. She is an ABRSM examiner, an adjudicator for the British and International Federation of Festivals (serving on the adjudicators’ council), and chair of EPTA (European Piano Teachers’ Association) UK’s Kent region. Alfred Music UK has published a range of her books: ‘Keyed Up’tutors for electronic keyboard, ‘Playing with Colour’tutors for violin (co-authored with Sharon Goodey), ‘Choral and Vocal Warm-ups for pianists’, and ‘Choral and Vocal Sight Singing, with keyboard harmony’. Her original keyboard pieces and piano arrangements can be found in Trinity and ABRSM grade books, and other publications such as Piano Mix andPiano Star.
Singing classes will be adjudicated by Julia Dewhurst on Sunday 5 May & Monday 6 May (Bank Holiday) 2019.
Adjudicator biography to follow
String and Guitar classes will be adjudicated by Kay Tucker on Sunday 12 May 2019
Kay Tucker (Strings and Guitar) Biography to follow