Imperial Ballet (ISTD) Pianist List - Accompanist for Exams!


This week I’ve been officially accepted onto the Imperial Ballet Pianist List as a pianist available for ballet exams and rehearsals! Having played the music of the ISTD syllabus and improvised free music in a number of exams, primarily with the Wilford School of Dancing, it’s a real honour to be put onto the register for the interest of other ballet schools.

Playing for ballet classes is a real treat - as a musician it’s a fascinating study in the relationship between music and dance, and helps to develop an appreciation for the more subtle interactions between the two. It’s not just a matter of 1-2-3-4, it’s much deeper and nuanced, and I look forward to potentially working with other dance and ballet schools as a pianist/accompanist!


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