Autumn Piano Weekend

Autumn Piano Weekend 2013 was held at Glenfern on March 23 & 24...

Around 22 pianists participated in a packed program of piano study in the historic surrounds of National Trust property Glenfern, in East St Kilda, Melbourne. Guest teaching staff included Betty Vergara-Pink, formerly Professor of Piano and Piano Pedagogy, Musikhochschule Freiburg and Dr Sandra Nash, Director of Studies, Dalcroze Australia. Team of Pianists staff were Prof Max Cooke, Darryl Coote and Robert Chamberlain, who devised and directed the event.

Themes for weekend included:

  • Practice and Learning (Saturday morning)
  • Movement and Musicianship (Saturday afternoon)
  • Developing technique for Adults and for University students (Sunday morning)
  • The Mystery of Memorisation (Sunday afternoon)

For further information download a summary with photos and schedule.

Some Autumn Piano Weekend participants and staff after the final concert and forum
Some Autumn Piano Weekend participants and staff after the final concert and forum

Upcoming Events

Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea

Concert 5 - Piano Mania! A Team Showcase

Team partners - Rohan Murray , Darryl Coote and Robert Chamberlain present a mix of music for two, four and six hands at one and at two pianos. Program includes the two Suites by Rachmaninoff for two pianos, Prokofiev Sonata No. 7 or Scriabin Sonata No 9, plus Widmung by Schumann arranged by Liszt, for solo piano, duets by Bizet and works for three pianists.

Date and Time

Sunday August 16, 2020 at 6.30pm
Rippon Lea Ballroom, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick (Melway 67 E2)

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Twilight Chamber Music at Rippon Lea

Concert 6 - The Sorrows of Young Werther

Elizabeth Sellars (violin), Caroline Henbest (viola), Molly Kadarauch (cello) and Rohan Murray (piano) with a program of chamber music including Brahms Piano Quartet in C minor Op. 60 and the Piano Quartet Op 69 by Mélanie Bonis, an intriguing and little known composer from the turn of the 20th Century.

Date and Time

Sunday September 20, 2020 at 6.30pm
Rippon Lea Ballroom, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick (Melway 67 E2)

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Glenfern

Bow. Reed & Hammer - Magnificent Mozart and twentieth-century brilliance

Yi Wang (violin), Justin Beere (clarinet) and Darryl Coote (piano) in a program with works by Mozart, Saint-Säens, Milhaud, Ravel, Benjamin and Khatchaturian.

Date and Time

Sunday October 11, 2019 at 3.00pm
Glenfern, 417 Inkerman St, East St Kilda, VIC

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