Teachers on their Teachers: Jane Cowan Remembered – Free Event

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26/02/2017

Royal Academy of Music

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

    Presented by The Royal Academy of Music in partnership with the London Cello Society

    Royal Academy of Music, Dukes Hall – Sunday 26th February, 2.00PM – 5.00PM

    With Steven Doane and Friends.

    Please note that the event Jane Cowan Remembered is a FREE EVENT and no tickets are required.

    No bookings will be taken; attendance is on a first come first served basis. Our apologies for any confusion caused.

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    Event Description

    Graciously hosted by Head of Strings Jo Cole and the Royal Academy of Music, this tribute to the legendary teacher Jane Cowan and her pioneering work at the International Cello Centre will feature commentary and stories from Steven Isserlis, Steven Doane, David Waterman, Charles Medlam, family members and other former pupils. Included in the afternoon will be opportunities for questions from the audience, and a discussion of Jane’s unique musical vision and her priorities as a musician and pedagogue.

    The afternoon will include performances of some of Jane’s wonderful arrangements for “cello club” at the Centre, played by Royal Academy of Music cello pupils. Excerpts from a film about Jane Cowan’s work in the 1980s will be shown as well.

    This promises to be a wonderful afternoon of memories and celebration of the legacy of a great musician and teacher.

    The London Cello Society is indebted to the Royal Academy of Music and to the artists and family members for their participation in this tribute. We thank you for your generosity and good will.

    Schedule of Events

    I Musical Offering
    II Jane Cowan: Her School, Her Work and Her Pupils
    Interval (45 minutes)
    III Jane Cowan on Film
    IV Q and A from the Audience