Clarinet and Saxophone Teacher/Student Educational Day : Sunday 18th February - TODAY

Category: CASSGB Clarinet Saxophone | Date posted: 9 December 2017

Author: CASSGB

This is a special educational event organised by the Clarinet and Saxophone Society of Great Britain to be held on Sunday 18th February at The Grange Senior School, Hartford, CW8 1LU.

This will be a teacher-pupil day for school-aged children and their instrumental teachers, covering both clarinet and saxophone. The day will include massed ensembles led by James Rae and Rob Buckland, masterclasses, workshops (including exam board sessions), a lunchtime recital featuring Royal Northern College of Music clarinet tutor Chris Swann, trade stands and a final performance featuring the Ebonites and other artists to be confirmed. The timings for the day will be 10am to 6pm (registration from 0930am) and attendance will cost £10 for children and young people under 18, £20 for teachers who are CASSGB members and £30 for teachers who are not CASSGB members.There will also be trade stands with instruments, mouthpieces, reeds and music companies present during the day.

Guest artists:

Rob Buckland

Chris Swann

Heather Gould

Benjamin Powell

Fiona Berry
Trinity presenter


Fiona Berry and Peter Buckby, both from Trinity College will be presenting a seminar aimed at talking to teachers about Trinity exams and how to get the best results from them.

Fiona currently teaches privately and is both an examiner for Trinity College London and an adjudicator for the National Federation of Music Festivals. Her pupils are renowned for achieving high distinction marks from elementary level through to diploma level. She attributes this success not only to her passion and expertise for teaching but also to the relationship she develops with students, which builds both confidence and assurance. As a Trinity examiner, she has travelled the world and experienced learning in many different cultures. The use of modern technology has enabled her to continue teaching whilst abroad on examining tours and she is enjoying the new challenges that this approach brings.


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The Clarinet and Saxophone Society of Great Britain is a company limited by guarantee registered in England No. 3010228, whose registered office is at 48 Henniker Point, Leytonstone Road, London, E15 1LQ. Email: finance (@) cassgb.org. Tel: 0845 644 0187

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