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Alanna Crouch Improvising at Elena Cobb Workshop At The MusicExpo 2014 In London

Photos From Elena Cobb Workshop At The MusicExpo 2014 In London
There are only a few days left till I will be presenting my workshop for ‘The Classically Trained Piano Beginners’ at the MusicExpo 2014, the Barbican Centre in London on Friday, February 7 at 11.25.
I invited a young pianist Alanna Crouch from SE22 Piano School, East Dulwich in London to assist me with my workshop. Alanna is seven years old and loves the fact that she shares a birthday with one of her favourite composers, Beethoven (December 16th).  She loves music and started playing nursery rhymes by ear on the piano at age three.  These days she enjoys playing both classical and jazz pieces.  When she is not playing the piano she likes playing the violin, dancing, singing and most of all being mischievous with her older sister Keira.
Alanna witht the Cup
Alanna’s piano teacher Lorraine Liyanage did not hesitate to recommend Alanna for the challenge of performing along with the professional jazz band at such an important event. She said that Alanna will be perfect! I could not agree more as ‘Super Duck’ has never sounded better. Come along and see for your self!Photos From Elena Cobb Workshop At The MusicExpo 2014 In London
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Elena Cobb Jazz Workshop For Classically Trained Pianists At MusicExpo 2014 London

Elena Cobb Jazz Workshop For Classically Trained Pianists At MusicExpo 2014 London

CLASSICALLY TRAINED PIANO TEACHERS are invited to take part in Elena Cobb Jazz Workshop For Classically Trained Pianists At MusicExpo 2014 London. This fun and informal event aims to bring classical and jazz genres closer. I will be delivering a confident advice on how to start teaching improvisation, and offer some simple steps and ideas leading to a performance which includes an improvised section.

The workshop involves audience participation and will be accompanied by a live Jazz Band – so please join the fun!  There will be a free prize draw to win Higgledy Piggledy Jazz for piano with a play-along CD book. Interested? Click on the MusicExpo banner for FREE registration! Location: Barbican Centre London, Session Time: 11:25 – 12.00,  Date: Friday 7 February 2014 Twitter @MusicEdExpo @hpj4piano

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The Edwards Family Singers on BBC Radio Derby

The Edwards Family Singers on BBC Radio Derby
The Edwards Family Singers: Huxley, Ozzy, Sally Pepper (BBC), Emma, Elena Cobb & Katie at the BBC Radio Derby studio.

The ‘Derbyshire Event’ is organised by the BBC Radio Derby will take place at the historic English country house Kedleston Hall on September 22nd, Sunday between 10am and 5pm. The Edwards Family Singers performed several songs from the ‘Higgledy Piggledy Jazz’ musical including ‘Star Dust’ and “Peony Pink’.

 

The Edwards Family Singers on BBC Radio Derby