PIANO MASTERCLASSES, WORKSHOPS AND CONCERTS BY GILBERT DE GREEVE (BELGIUM)

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PIANO MASTERCLASSES, WORKSHOPS AND CONCERTS BY GILBERT DE GREEVE (BELGIUM)

Date: 8 May, 2018 - 11 May, 2018 , 2.00 P.M.
Location: UiTM Faculty of Music, Section 17 Campus, Universiti Teknologi MARA in Malaysia

UiTM Faculty of Music is proud to announce the visit of Professor Emeritus Gilbert De Greeve to the faculty in May 2018.  Professor De Greeve has been a frequent and favourite Guest Artiste at the faculty since 2009. Highlights of his visit this year include A Belgium-Malaysia Evening of Music concert to be held at H.E. the Belgium Ambassador to Malaysia’s residence in Kuala Lumpur and the launch of four (4) compilations of arrangements by Professor De Greeve for Malay folksongs from Malaysia for Beginner Piano, Piano Solo, Voice and Piano and Piano 4-Hands.

Gilbert De Greeve received his first music lessons from his father. He then studied at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp, notably with Eugene Traey, Jan Decadt and Jacqueline Fontyn. He majored in Performance and Composition. He went on to study in the USA, meeting among others, with Rudolf Serkin and Eugene Ormandy. His artistic activities of performing, giving master classes and lecturing take him to all over the globe. At the age of 25, he became a Professor at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp and Director of the State Music Academy of the same city, a school which he developed from its foundation in 1970 into a major institution with more than 4,200 students. He is Honorary Director of the State Music Academy and Honorary Professor of the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp. He is also Past-President of the International Kodály Society and a highly demanded lecturer on the international scene.

Date

Time

Activity

8/5/2018

(Tuesday)

10.00AM

Talk on “The Importance of score analysis in finding the right interpretation”

2.30PM

Debussy 24 Preludes Piano Recital

 

10/5/2018

(Thursday)

 

10.00AM

Music Teachers Workshop on Teaching Malay Folk Music

2.00PM

Piano workshop/masterclass for diploma students

11/5/2018

(Friday)

10.00AM

Composition workshop - Arranging Techniques for Malay Folk Songs

8.15PM

A Belgium-Malaysia Evening of Music Concert

(By Invitation Only)

For more information, please contact:  Associate Professor Dr. Ramona Mohd. Tahir at 0193455830 or ramonatahir@gmail.com

 

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