Chetham's International Piano Summer School
The Friendliest Piano Summer School!
The largest piano summer school in Europe. Now in it's 21st year, this amazing summer school brings together leading pianists and teachers from around the world to Manchester for an inspirational feast of music making.
New for 2021- CIPSS and the Junior Academy will be held Onsite in Manchester AND Online! All faculty recitals and lectures will be live streamed and online participants will be able to observe live teaching every day.
The Junior Academy is suitable for all levels of pianists from grade 1 through to young artists preparing for international competitions. The onsite course in Manchester 13 - 16 August is preceded by 2 online days of classes and lessons (7th & 8th). A FULL online course is also available for anyone unable to travel to Manchester. 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. .
CIPSS part one and two 16 - 21 & 21-26 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. A FULL online course is also available for anyone unable to travel to Manchester. 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.