Ryde Eisteddfod, New Piano Accompaniment Awards

The Guild has created a series of new Accompaniment Awards at this years Ryde Eisteddfod aimed at encouraging young pianists to become involved in accompaniment, starting from  Grade 1 and stepping through to the Open Championship. Click on the link to take you to the website for entry information. https://rydeeisteddfod.org/EISTEDDFOD/index.php/enter-event/extras/special/new-event/216-piano-accompaniment-detail Under section 216 there are […]

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DAVID MILLER AWARD

        The Accompanists’ Guild of NSW, together with generous support from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, are excited to announce the inaugural “David Miller Award” for collaborative pianists. This award intends to honour the achievements and services that David Miller AM, one of Australia’s foremost collaborative pianists and educators, has given to […]

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Article from “The Strad” 2010

There is no such thing as a piano ‘accompanist’ String players and pianists are uniting to end the perception of piano accompanists as lesser musicians. Elana Estrin delves into the emerging field of collaborative piano. There has long been a stereotype in the performance community that accompanists are inferior musicians. Not good enough for solo […]

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