Piano Is for Everyone – GI 19 657
30 January 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until 6 February 2020
Tutor: Dinah Dawkins B Mus LRSM LTCLGo to all Courses Go to all Spring Term 2020
This course will provide the opportunity to explore your desire to learn the piano. Whether you are a beginner starting from scratch or returning to an instrument that inspired you in the past, there’s something for everyone. A friendly and encouraging environment will help you stretch and learn the art of piano playing, with opportunities for group and one-to-one tuition throughout the sessions.
About the Speaker
Dinah’s theatrical and musical parents, in their hectic professional world, taught their daughter early skills about performing. Having dipped into the exciting world of theatre, television and film, Dinah constantly turned back to music. She loved playing the piano and, after a few years, discovered that sharing this passion was a brilliant way of combining all of her skills and experiences. Over the years -35 to be precise, with the last 30 here in Surrey - Dinah taught piano, and all related topics, at Cranmore School, Guildford High School, and Charterhouse. Meanwhile her daughter fled the nest and went to Birmingham to do her degree, leaving Dinah free to do the same – at the University of Surrey. This gave her courage and a good deal of knowledge, so when she was invited to give music lectures at The Guildford Institute, it fitted the bill perfectly. Dinah also teaches theory, aural and musicianship for the North Surrey Suzuki Group, plays for the National Trust at Polesden Lacey, and continues to teach at home, with undiminished enthusiasm... And now Dinah is a Granny, which she describes as the best job of all. Dinah is passionate about the value of music and ardently believes in all of the advantages that it has to offer everyone.
V Café at The Guildford Institute provides a friendly catering service using high quality, fresh, vegetarian and vegan ingredients.
The perfect way to give a treat to someone special who takes real pleasure in learning new things and taking part in great activities.