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  •  May 31, 2024 - June 2, 2024
     6:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Jackdaws Piano Course Leader Margaret FingerhutLevel: Advanced
Fee: £336

The Complete Pianist

with Margaret Fingerhut

An advanced course which explores the many different aspects of interpretation and pianism that contribute to making the complete pianist.

Margaret is renowned for her insightful and supportive teaching and will gently guide you on all sorts of matters such as pedalling, tone production, voicing, phrasing and articulation, as well as giving tips on how to practice to improve velocity, finger independence and accuracy.

There will be plenty of opportunity for wide-ranging group discussions.

“Margaret has a wonderful ability to coach and nurture, honing in on exactly the spots that need attention, and then problem-solve to figure out ways of overcoming stumbling blocks…the perfect recipe for a hugely inspiring weekend of learning and music-making!”

A £70 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.

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Venue Phone: 01373 812383

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


Course Information

Is this Course right for me?

The answer is probably yes as we welcome musicians of all abilities and backgrounds on our courses but if you would like to find out more before you book please do email or call our office manager Karolyn on 01373812383 / and she will be able to offer further guidance.

Observer places may also be bookable subject to availability call/email the office for more 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.

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