Lorraine Wild

Mary Price O’Connor is joining the Online Piano Summer Academy

Mary Price O’Connor is going to lead a Dalcroze Workshop “Moving into Composition” , as part of The Online Piano Summer Academy.

Mary Price-O’Connor – Dalcroze workshop

Mary Price O’Connor is an Interdisciplinary artist working with sound, music, movement and text.

Mary and Lorraine met in 2017, at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, while studying towards their Postgraduate Certificate in Performing Art Teaching.

Back in 2018, Mary and Lorraine led a group-presentation on a piece that they both played, Ma Mere L’Oye by Ravel.

Mary is an experienced teacher with both children and adults. Her workshops are particularly energising and inspiring.

The Online Piano Summer Academy

About the Dalcroze workshop

Dalcroze Workshop “Moving into Composition” 

Emile Jaques Dalcroze  (1865-1950) was a Swiss composer , pianist and accompanist most famously known for developing his kinaesthetic music education known as Dalcroze Eurhythmics. 

In this workshop we shall explore the relationship between musical gestures and movement. Participants will create their own graphic scores from movement to transcription through to playing. This will be a starting point for improvisation and composition,  considering interpretation of repertoire through the lens of movement and gesture. 

About Mary

Dalcroze Professional Certificate (UK), BA (Hons) Music Dartington  PGCert Performance Teaching  (GSMD) 

Mary Price O’Connor is an Interdisciplinary artist working with sound, music, movement and text. Having studied music at Dartington College of Arts she moved to London where she worked as a violinist, composer and performer, becoming a silent film accompanist in 2003 and in 2008 trained as a Dalcroze Eurhythmics Teacher.

She has participated as an improviser/deviser/performer/facilitator across many different platforms including” The Chaosbaby Project “ with Stella Duffy, “Through The Door” with Angela Clerkin and Improbable ,and working with Spare Tyre Theatre company.

She recently appeared in the short dance film premiered on BBC4 “We are Ready Now” by  dancer and choreographer Jack Thompson  and performed as an actor /musician in Shahespeare’s Globe theatre production “Christmas at the Snow Globe”  in December 2019 as well as her ongoing research project “The Moving Theatre Lab”

To joint Mary Price-O’Connor Dalcroze workshop, book your ticket here!

Lorraine Wild_Piano Lessons in Godalming, UK _ All Ages Welcome | Adults & Children Taught | Classical & Contemporary Styles

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