Chetham's International Piano Summer School
The Friendliest Piano Summer School!
The largest piano summer school in Europe. Now in it's 20th year, this amazing summer school brings together leading pianists and teachers form around the world to Manchester for an inspirational feast of music making.
New for 2020 - the Junior Academy. 8-13 August
The Academy is suitable for all levels of pianists from grade 1 through to young artists preparing for international competitions. The outstanding facilities and individual course programmes on the Academy will ensure every participant will receive nurturing guidance, illuminating advice and inspirational daily individual lessons from an unrivalled faculty. Special taster courses available for children who are under 8.
CIPSS part one and two 14 - 20 & 20-26 August
One-to-one tuition, workshops, recitals, recording opportunities and over 100 practice rooms, makes this a pianists paradise. Also courses for Piano Teachers - performance part 1 and practical part 2. At least 3 recitals daily including outstanding recitals from the faculty. All participants live in alongside the faculty making this a truly memorable experience. Suitable for all levels of pianists. Trinity Diploma exams are available to take at the end of each week. Observers welcome. NB Children must be 8 at the start of the course.