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The Invisible - Rispah

 

A set of contemplation and catharsis, maintaining its emotional grip for a long time.

Ladyhawke - Anxiety

 

Pip Brown’s overdue second LP is as tight and catchy as a baseball mitt.

Bobby Womack - The Poet

 

Womack updates his material for the 80s, creating grown-up sensual soul.

TrioVD - Maze

 

One of the most inventive and transgressive albums you’ll encounter this year.

Jack Savoretti - Before the Storm

 

Third album of gruffly sensitive strum-pop from tousle-haired Italian-English Londoner.

Flats - Better Living

 

Debut album from a band that probably relishes getting on as many nerves as possible.

George Frideric Handel - Alceste (soprano: Lucy Crowe; tenor: Benjamin Hulett; bass-baritone: Andrew Foster-Williams; Early Opera Company; conductor: Christian Curnyn)

 

The incomplete ‘incidental music’ for Alceste, conducted with liveliness and sensitivity.

Gallon Drunk - The Road Gets Darker From Here

 

Seventh album of darkly rockin’ blues from Londoners channelling spirits of New Orleans.

Karin Krog and Bengt Hallberg - Cabin in the Sky

 

Krog is on absolutely top form, while Hallberg sounds just like himself.

Hollie Cook - Prince Fatty Presents Hollie Cook in Dub

 

Modern-day dub with authentic depth.

The Band Perry - The Band Perry

 

Radio-friendly country fare, exceptionally produced but lacking originality.

Dexys - One Day I’m Going to Soar

 

Dexys are back with wisdom and wings. Some of us never doubted.

Public Image Ltd - This is PiL

 

Rotten returns with a curious mixture of rage and nostalgia.

The Pond - The Pond

 

An elegant, charming and quietly profound record.

Architects - Daybreaker

 

A fine fifth album from the Brighton metallers, set to stand the test of time.

Regina Spektor - What We Saw From the Cheap Seats

 

The truth about Regina Spektor is that quirky isn't the half of it.

2:54 - 2:54

 

A collection of mature and addictive tracks from sisters doing it their own way.

The Bamboos - Medicine Man

 

The Australians’ hybrid soul and funk sound continues to impress.

Rumer - Boys Don’t Cry

 

Sarah Joyce covers male songwriters both culty and canonical on album number two.

Sugar - Copper Blue

 

NME’s Album of the Year for 1992 reissued with a wealth of worthwhile extras.

Piano Course - Bachelor and Master- Promotion Program

 

Location: Vienna, Austria. Dates: 4 Sept 2018 - 30 June 2018.

Strings Chamber (+/-Piano) Course - Bachelor and Master- Promotion Program

 

Location: Vienna, Austria. Dates: 4 Sept 2018 - 30 June 2018.

Piano Course - Prof. Lev Natochenny, Piano-Blackmore Intl. Music Academy, Berlin

 

Location: Berlin, Germany. Dates: 22 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018.

Piano Competition - Stockport International Young Musicians Competition 2019

 

Location: Stockport, United Kingdom. Dates: 22 June 2018 - 30 Mar 2019. Closing date: 15 Oct 2018.

Piano Course - Prof. Stefan Vladar, Piano-Blackmore Intl. Music Academy, Berlin

 

Location: Berlin, Germany. Dates: 24 Sept 2018 - 30 Sept 2018.

Piano Course - Prof. Jiri Hlinka Piano Academy - Piano masterclasses

 

Location: Bergen, Norway. Dates: 10 Sept 2018 - 17 Sept 2018. Closing date: 1 Aug 2018.

Piano Job - RWCMD Piano Tutor - United Kingdom

 

Teaching Post, with Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. Closing date: 29 June 2018The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is seeking to expand its team of first-class piano teachers from September 2018. The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of the role of pianists in the broadest range of professional contexts, and an approach to teaching which can support key skills and embrace a wide range of solo and collaborative repertoire. The role will involve one-to-one teaching of a number of students, with the possibility of additional class teaching and coaching as required.

Piano Job - Visiting Piano Teacher & Accompanist - United Kingdom

 

Teaching Post, with Cheadle Hulme School. Closing date: 26 June 2018Cheadle Hulme School seeks to appoint a Visiting Music Teacher who can teach piano and act as accompanist for grade exams and concerts on an ad hoc basis. Visiting Music Teachers (VMT’s) at CHS are self-employed; they have a licence with the School to teach on the premises but a private contract with parents, who are invoiced directly by the teacher for ten lessons in advance. VMT’s undertake at least thirty weekly lessons in term-time, up to 4 days each week. Should you wish to discuss the role in more detail prior to application, please contact Philip Dewhurst, Director of Music at music@chschool.co.uk. Remuneration package: • Private music tuition - Visiting Music Teachers invoice parents directly in advance for ten individual lessons of 35/40 min duration. The rate as of September 2018 is £204 per series of ten lessons. • Rehearsals, concerts etc are invoiced separately to the School either on a pro-rata basis (£35 p/h) or on a pre-set scale of fees for grade examin

Piano Course - CIMA Central International Music Academy Vienna/Austria

 

Location: Vienna, Austria. Dates: 5 Aug 2018 - 9 Aug 2018. Closing date: 15 July 2018.

Piano Job - Sessional - Music Tutors - United Kingdom

 

Teaching Post, with Royal Borough of Greenwich. £26.18 per hour plus holiday pay extra The Royal Greenwich Music Hub is looking for enthusiastic, specialist music tutors to work in schools and at our Saturday Music Centre, on a variety of exciting music programmes within the borough. All instrument types, including singing are welcomed with the ability to offer more than one instrument an advantage. Applicants should be music graduates. Previous teaching experience in a school an advantage. Successful applicants sit on a panel of hourly paid sessional workers and are engaged as required. You will be asked to upload your CV at the beginning of your application. If you would like to contact a member of the Music Hub management team directly for further information, please e-mail music- Please note this is a rolling advert. Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

Strings Chamber (+/-Piano) Course - Master class de violon - ALEXIS GALPERINE

 

Location: Plateau d'Assy, France. Dates: 5 Aug 2018 - 8 Aug 2018. Closing date: 4 Aug 2018.

Piano Course - Prof. Boris Bloch, Piano - Festival "Buchenau 2018", Germany

 

Location: Schloss Buchenau, Eiterfeld, Hessen, Germany. Dates: 9 July 2018 - 15 July 2018.

Piano Course - IMOC 2018 - International Masterclass Opera Concerts - Tuscany

 

Location: Firenze, Barberino, Rufina, Chianciano Terme, Italy. Dates: 26 June 2018 - 1 Aug 2018.

Mixed Chamber Ensemble Course - IMOC 2018 - International Masterclass Opera Concerts - Tuscany

 

Location: Firenze, Barberino, Rufina, Chianciano Terme, Italy. Dates: 26 June 2018 - 1 Aug 2018.

Strings Chamber (+/-Piano) Course - IMOC 2018 - International Masterclass Opera Concerts - Tuscany

 

Location: Firenze, Barberino, Rufina, Chianciano Terme, Italy. Dates: 26 June 2018 - 1 Aug 2018.

Mixed Chamber Ensemble Course - Jóvenes talentos de Cámara de Godella

 

Location: GODELLA, Spain. Dates: 6 July 2018 - 15 July 2018. Closing date: 22 June 2018.

Piano Course - Piano Workshop in Finnish Lapland

 

Location: Saariselka, Finland. Dates: 21 Mar 2019 - 25 Mar 2019. Closing date: 31 July 2018.

Mixed Chamber Ensemble Course - 33rd Morges Music Academy

 

Location: Morges, Switzerland. Dates: 26 July 2018 - 5 Aug 2018. Closing date: 10 July 2018.

Strings Chamber (+/-Piano) Course - 33rd Morges Music Academy

 

Location: Morges, Switzerland. Dates: 26 July 2018 - 5 Aug 2018. Closing date: 10 July 2018.

Piano Course - 33rd Morges Music Academy

 

Location: Morges, Switzerland. Dates: 26 July 2018 - 5 Aug 2018. Closing date: 10 July 2018.