Take away the tension in practice, that cause nerves, stress, before a performance.
Welcome to the course!
Module 1: Practicing slowly to release tension
Module 3: Your daily practice planner
Pianist Daniel Roberts
About the Instructor
Since graduating from Leeds College of music, having studied with Helen Reid, Natalia Strelchenko, and continuing lessons with Peter Feuchtwanger, Daniel Roberts has performed around Europe and South America.
In September 2009, Daniel was invited by Natalia Strelchenko, to perform solo pieces by Bach and Ravel, as part of the Egersund Youth Chamber music festival, Norway.
Daniel has performed for the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe in the famous London church, St James Piccadilly, and also has performed with Duo partner Hannah Woolmer at London’s Foundling museum, Southwark Cathedral, and The Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff.
In 2014 Daniel performed Beethoven’s ‘Emperor concerto’ with the University of Cambridge Philharmonic orchestra. Other performances performances with orchestra have included Beethoven’s 1st concerto, Chopin’s 1st Concerto, and Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, and 2nd Concerto.
In December 2013 Daniel performed in Brazil, at the Museum of modern art, Juiz De Fora. The recital included the South American Premier, of Peter Feuchtwanger’s ‘Variations on an Eastern Folk tune Book I’ and ‘Tariqa I.’ He returned in April 2014 to premier ‘Variations on an Eastern Folk tune Book II’.
Daniel gave his Debut recital at the Feuchtwangen International Piano festival, Germany, in April 2015, performing the festival’s premiere of Peter Feuchtwanger’s ‘Variations on an Eastern Folk tune’ Books I & II.
In December 2015 he performed Gershwin’s ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ with the Orchestra Sinfonica Mario Viera in Brazil.
In February 2016, Daniel gave recitals in London’s St Martin in the Fields, and Edinburgh Society of musicians, performing a varied program of popular pieces such as Mussorgsky’s ‘Pictures at an Exhibtion’ as well as Eastern inspired music composed by his late teacher Peter Feuchtwanger.
Future concerts include solo recitals in the UK and Brazil, concerto performances with the Woolmer Philharmonic orchestra, and Orchestra Sinfonica Mario Viera, as well as Chamber performances with Violinist Hannah Woolmer.
Daniel also teaches the approach to playing of Peter Feuchtwanger, using his exercises and philosophies.