CelloDay

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Starts in 5 Days, 22 Hours

28/04/2019 10:15 AM - 5:45 PM

Royal Academy of Music

Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5HT

    Stringers of Edinburgh

    Thomastik Infeld Handmade Strings

    Cello Club thanks Stringers of London and Thomastik-Infeld Versum, for their generous sponsorship of this event.

    Our annual CelloDay is coming up, a time when we all gather to make music, to discover new ways of playing and new, exciting repertoire and to enjoy the fun of being together, playing our favourite instrument! Join us at the Royal Academy of Music for a fulfilling day of music. Open to young cellists from the ages 4-18, at grade 1-8+ or equivalent.

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    Enrolment Fees

    Seniors (Grades 5-8+)

    £44 Non-members of LCS Cello Club

    £38 LCS Cello Club members

    (Afternoon refreshments only are included in this price. You may bring a packed lunch or there are a selection of restaurants in the vicinity.)

    Juniors (Grades 1-4)

    £40 Non-members of LCS Cello Club

    £34 LCS Cello Club Members

    (Morning refreshments only are included in this price. You may bring a packed lunch or there are a selection of restaurants in the vicinity.)

    Observers (All welcome)

    £10 Non-members of LCS

    £8 LCS members

    Finance should not be an obstacle to attendance, so please contact us at [email protected] if you require financial assistance. We provide bursaries to children of families in need of financial assistance. Please let us know the name of your cello teacher so we can ask them for a brief recommendation.

    Schedule of Events

    Senior DivisionJunior Division

    Senior Division

    Teaching Faculty

    William Bruce
    Penny Driver
    Selma Gokcen
    Thomas Gregory
    David Kenedy
    Joely Koos

    Oliver Mansfield
    Robert Max
    Matthew Sharp
    Susan Sheppard
    Anita Strevens
    Daisy Vatalaro

    10.15am Registration
    10.30am Morning session I: Building your Technique
    12.00pm Morning Session II: The Sky’s the Limit
    1.00pm Lunch
    2.00pm Performance Classes

    Participants have the opportunity to perform a piece or part thereof in a class for the teacher and to receive helpful feedback.

    3.00pm Artiste Masterclass with Matthew Sharp
    4.30pm Tea Break
    5.00pm Cello Ensemble with Oliver Mansfield
    5.45pm Event Ends

    Junior Division

    Teaching Faculty

    Dan James
    Alice Jones
    Ben Rogerson
    Helen Neilson
    Josh Salter
    Anita Strevens

    10.15am Registration
    10.45am Morning session I: My Cello and Me
    11.45pm Tea Break
    12.05pm Morning Session II: Making Music

    Participants are invited to bring a short prepared solo piece (max. 3 minutes) with piano accompaniment to perform to the teacher and other students in your group. The teacher will give you some feedback–tips and ideas– to think about for your cello playing. Please bring a piece which you already know well and can enjoy playing in front of your new cello friends! Please remember to bring your piano accompaniment part along too.

    1.00pm Lunch
    2.00pm Sailing Together – Cello Ensemble  

    Juniors are welcome to attend the senior events from 3.00pm onwards as observers.

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