Technique Series with Graham Fitch

Having a refined piano technique is important for being able to realise our artistic aspirations at the piano. In a set of online workshops, Graham Fitch will show you how to improve your technique for playing that sounds and feels good!

Workshops & Topics

Fundamentals of Piano Technique – Achieve physical freedom in your playing by adhering to a set of basic principles and using movements that are natural to the body. 

Forearm Rotation – Learn how to incorporate the basic principles of forearm rotation into your playing for reduced tension, greater strength and better coordination.

Scales & Arpeggios – Master the technical challenges posed by scales and arpeggios plus fun and creative ways to practise and use them for a variety of purposes!

Using Exercises and Studies Effectively – It’s not what you do, but how you do it! Find out how to use popular studies and exercises to solve problems and improve your technique / get the best results.

Inventing Exercises & Q&A – Discover a creative way to tackle technical challenges in pieces you’re working on by inventing exercises from them. 

Advanced Technique - In this follow-on session from 30th September, Graham Fitch looks at aspects of advanced technique including octaves, double notes and playing chords.

Ticket options & prices

These workshops are all taking place in our studios and all ticket holders will receive a link to view high-definition recordings after each of them. Also included within the ticket price is access to a selection of Online Academy resources. Therefore, if you are unable to join us live or missed some of the events, you will still be able to watch the workshop recordings and access the resources at your convenience.

Tickets for the full set of six sessions cost £100 (£60 for Online Academy subscribers) and can be purchased here or by clicking the "Buy" button below. Alternatively you can also purchase access to recordings for the sessions individually via the following links:

Workshop sessions & dates

Fundamentals of Piano Technique (30 Sep 2023 @ 11:00 BST (GMT +01:00))

Forearm Rotation (30 Sep 2023 @ 12:00 BST (GMT +01:00))

Scales & Arpeggios (30 Sep 2023 @ 13:30 BST (GMT +01:00))

Using Exercises and Studies Effectively (30 Sep 2023 @ 14:30 BST (GMT +01:00))

Inventing Exercises & Q&A (30 Sep 2023 @ 15:30 BST (GMT +01:00))

Advanced Technique - Double Notes, Chords & Octaves (28 Oct 2023 @ 11:00 BST (GMT +01:00))

Other ticket options

Advanced Technique - Double Notes, Chords & Octaves

28 Oct 2023 @ 11:00 BST (GMT +01:00)

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