Next Camps Starting October Half Term

Online Piano Camp (Piano Grade 3+)

Course Details

Whether you are preparing for a Grade exam or entrance exam to a music institution, preparing for a competition or simply aiming to improve your playing - this course is for you!

This course is also an opportunity to connect with other pianists around the globe, to listen and inspire each other.

We are delighted to welcome concert pianist Renata Konyicska as our lead teacher for this exciting 12 day SophiaX Camp.

The course is designed with the intention to offer personalised guidance in various aspects of piano playing allowing time for the participant to work and progress.

Over the 12 day course we are going to cover a wide span of subjects such as day to day practicing methods, technical challenges, music history, interpretation and building confidence in sharing music with others.

Each pianist will receive five 60 minute long one-to-one lesson scheduled every other day. At the end of the course we will all meet in an online closing concert and celebrate music with putting what we have worked on in practice.

Day One - Welcome to All Students & Introductory Lesson

Individual Piano Lessons start on day one and run every other day for pupils. Pupils will be assigned 5x 60 Minute 1-1 sessions and this scheduled will be confirmed by the teacher.

Day Ten - Celebration Closing Concert Online with All Students!

The course is open for intermediate and advanced pianists from Grade 3 and above. There is no age restriction.

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No Registration Fee

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Get to know your tutor
Meet Renata!

I am a Hungarian concert pianist and tutor based in London. I started learning music and playing the piano at the age of five. When I was ten I was admitted at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest in the special class for exceptional talents. After attaining my Bachelors degree, with the highest honours at the same institute, I continued my studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London with prof Pascal Nemirovski. After graduating with a Masters degree I continued pursuing my Advanced Postgraduate Diploma at the Birmingham Conservatoire from where I graduated in 2018. I have performed recitals and chamber music concerts in festivals such as Prussia Cove, Nuits Classique Megève, Festival de Piano Classique Biarritz, Encuentro de Musica y Academia de Santander, Internationale Sommerakademie der ISA Reichenau and have won the first prize in a number of international piano competitions, including Zlatko Grgosevic in Croatia, Cittá di Gorizia in Italy, Smetana in the Czech Republic.

For the past ten years I have been teaching alongside performing; I have tuttored both privately and for a year and a half on Saturdays at the Junior Conservatoire at Birmingham City University. The age and the level of my students over the years have been extremely varied between 5-75 years old - from beginner to advanced level. I found that there is no difference in the essence of it all, music can be created and should be aimed for right from start. I like to encourage my students to sing, clap, create and recreate music, and try to make the process of building an overall musicianship fun! I believe besides eartraining, technique and musical knowledge there is a strong psychological aspect that a teacher needs to consider. Based on my personal experience, I always tru to listen to the student and adapt to their personality, to make them comfortable enough to be able to express themselves and open. My hope is that by being an active performing pianist myself, I can inspire people to be curious enough to discover the world of classical music.

I love travelling and exploring different cultures, learning new languages, reading, dancing and yoga.

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