Piano and Piano Duets

166 TUTOR: Alice Michahelles (MA)

This course has been designed for everyonewho can read music, can play at aproximately Grade 5, and who wishes to improve, learn new pieces and review favourite ones. Topics for discussion will include reading and practice strategies and techniques and expression. Enjoy receiving expert tuition from a concert pianist and music teacher, share repertoire, and listen to the others in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. We will also join in pairs to play Duets. Alice will play duets with every student. A small informal recital will be held at the end of the week.


Course Notes

Students will be contacted in late May by the tutor, in order to schedule a musical programme according to students preferences and tutor's suggestions. Lessons will be both individual , in pairs and in a group. An individual daily half hour practice, with the tutor's advice, will be part of the course.Practice rooms will be available.

Course Tutor

Alice Michahelles


About Alice


Alice Michahelles is a versatile pianist and musician, with a passion for education.


Over her career , Alice has played recitals in Italy, Austria, United Kingdom,Slowakia, Slowenia, Russia, Turkey, Israel, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Egypt , United States and Chile.

Alice has participated in international festivals, among them the Eilat Chamber Music Festival ( Israel), Festival Bled ( Slowakia), Festival Internazionale di Noto ( Italy), Festival Internazionale di Ascoli Piceno ( Italy).

Her repertoire spans from Bach to contemporary music, with a particular interest for chamber music and the romantic period.


Alice was trained in the Dalcroze Eurhytmics Method and works whith children and adults, developing musical understanding through body perception and movement.


As a composer, Alice is focused on Children's Opera, in which children perform. Her works " Il re nudo” and " Haensel e Gretel” and others have been performed in the Acquasparta Festival in Italy, and used for educational purpouses in several schools and institutions.


Currently, Alice is Professor and Ballet Pianist at the Accademia Nazionale di Danza in Rome.

She has previously been Piano Professor at Conservatorio Santa Cecilia in Rome.


During the summer Alice gives Music Appreciation and Piano courses at Marlborough Summer School


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All courses run for 5 days

WK 1 8 Jul - 12 Jul

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