UpcomingThe Perfect Wrong Note with William Westney

Details Price Qty
Attendee - Deposit £50.00 (GBP)  

  • April 28, 2023 - April 30, 2023
    6:30 pm - 4:00 pm

William WestneyLevel: Intermediate-Advanced
Fee: £320

The Perfect Wrong Note

with William Westney

Free and fearless – recapturing the spontaneous joy of piano playing through refreshing and practical problem-solving techniques.

William Westney, Geneva International Competition laureate, award-winning professor, keynote speaker, and author of the best-selling The Perfect Wrong Note, is excited to return to Jackdaws. Westney’s renowned approach offers pianists at all levels self-trust and security, physical comfort, technical freedom – all through the simplest of means. An engaging, disarming teacher, he helps individuals to find breakthroughs and groups to open up to music and to each other in new ways.

Suitable for pianists at all levels from intermediate to advanced – teachers, students, and recreational musicians.

A £50 deposit is required to secure your place on this course. The balance of fees, including accommodation, is due 3 weeks before the course start date.


Venue Phone: 01373 812383

Jackdaws Music Education Trust, Great Elm, Frome, Somerset, BA11 3NY, United Kingdom


Course Information

Please see our General Course Information pages for further details and schedule information.

Our Courses are for adult musicians (except where stated) and take place at Jackdaws in Great Elm, near Frome in Somerset. The Course Fee includes all tuition, meals and refreshments at Jackdaws. Courses take place in the main studio, with Steinway piano, and generally follow a masterclass format. There are several practice rooms here, too.


For Voice, Piano & Wind courses; participants are usually requested to prepare 2 – 3 pieces in advance. We will ask you to provide a repertoire list for the tutor (& accompanist) ahead of the course.

For Ensemble courses; direction will be given by the course leaders.


If you require B&B, we can arrange that for you; accommodation fees are payable in addition to the course fee.

Meals and Refreshments

Lunch, Supper and morning/afternoon refreshments will be prepared on site by our dedicated Cooks.  If you are vegetarian/vegan, or have a food allergy, you must let us know in advance, so that our cooks can plan the meals for the weekend accordingly. We are ‘allergy aware’, but we rely on participants letting us know if they have specific food allergies. Please also let us know if you carry any emergency medication.

Please visit our Covid-19 Secure page for more information.

By booking onto a Jackdaws course you agree to abide by our Covid-19 risk mitigation measuresTerms and Conditions, and understand the Privacy Policy regarding our handling of your data.

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