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Lecture Topics

Nanyang International

Piano Academy


Lecture Topics

In addition to the lessons and observations of other classes, all participants will also be able to attend all workshops and lectures conducted by our clinicians.

“Creative Approaches to Practice”

by Daniel Epstein

5 August, Fri, 9.30am - 10.30am | Zoom

“Narrative Musicianship” Part 1
by Konstantin Soukhovetski

5 August, Fri, 12pm - 1pm | Zoom

Repeat: 6 Aug, Sat, 1.30pm - 3.30pm

“Reflets dans COVID” 

by Dr Timothy Kwok & Dr Nellie Seng

5 August, Fri, 1pm - 2pm | Zoom

A reflective discussion by Dr. Timothy Kwok and Dr. Nellie Seng on the (necessary) changes brought on by COVID, to the performing arts. As music evolves with the pandemic, what have we learnt, what lessons are valuable? What can be kept, what really must “be gone” (along with COVID please!)

“Zen and the Art of Post-Performance Reflection”

by Prof. Melody Quah

5 August, Fri, 5.30pm - 6.30pm | Zoom

Inspired or perhaps spurred by the negative self-talk that students often get caught up in—Prof. Melody Quah in her lecture explores the benefits of cultivating healthy post-performance reflections by using the insights of Zen and mindfulness as means to develop a balanced relationship with one’s instrument. 


“Fast Tracking into the Future:

The Globalization of Education through the Eyes of an International Institution” 

by Ms Chenxin Xu

5 August, Fri, 6.30pm - 7.30pm | Zoom

A insightful sharing by Ms Chenxin Xu, Director of Public and Continuing Education at The Tianjin Juilliard School. Ms Xu takes the audience through how her role as both an educator and a parent shapes her perspectives on education and its future pathways.

“Narrative Musicianship” Part 2
by Konstantin Soukhovetski

6 August, Sat, 9am - 10am | Zoom

Repeat: 6 Aug, Sat, 1.30pm - 3.30pm

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