Courses, News & Events

London courses and Online events

The courses below are organised and run by Penelope Roskell. Learn more about types of courses and where they are held on the 'Tuition' page.
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  • Four-day Online course for Piano Teachers on teaching piano technique

    This is an intensive practical course for piano teachers wishing to receive more in-depth training in how to use Penelope’s approach to technique in your teaching practice.
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  • Developing Strong Technical Foundations

    A workshop on technique, suitable for all pianists, from beginners to advanced, as well as teachers.
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Outside London Courses

The courses below are organised by other venues. Please contact them directly for enquiries and bookings.
  • From Healthy Technique to Natural Artistry at Finchcocks

    This 3-day course for advanced pianists will include workshops, masterclasses, an evening recital and provide time to explore the grounds and the idyllic scenery of the Finchcocks estate.
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Piano Technique Workshop (Beginner and Intermediate)

20th March 13.30 UTC

I will be presenting a two-part online workshop next week Saturday 20th March on how to establish strong, musical, and healthy foundations in piano technique. The first part introduces various foundational concepts at an elementary level with the second showing how these apply at a more advanced level. Click here for more information:

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Free Tonebase workshop: Developing a Healthy Technique

Thursday March 4th at 7pm GMT

In February, Tonebase released my series of twelve lessons called Pillars of Technique.  Tonebase is an American subscription-based platform which features lessons by many famous pedagogues. I feel honoured to be in the company of American legends Leon Fleisher, Gary Graffman, and Garrick Ohlssohn. I am involved in a free introductory  discussion on the Pillars of Technique […]

2020 Presto Music Awards win

I am thrilled to announce that my book, The Complete Pianist, has won the Presto Music Award for Best New Publication 2020! Do also check out the other great music products (including recordings, opera, jazz etc) that have won awards – perhaps some useful ideas for Christmas presents?  

The Complete Pianist Review: Piano Magazine USA

Penelope Roskell has created an encyclopedic masterpiece of pianistic wisdom, based on a fruitful performing and teaching career, and fueled by her quest for a healthy,  injury-free approach to the piano.

Developing Strong Technical Foundations

Saturday November 21st 1.30pm - 5pm (GMT) / Online

This workshop is suitable for all pianists, from beginners to advanced, as well as teachers.  I will be showing you the fundamental movements which form the basis of healthy, effortless, expressive technique. 

EPTA Netherlands interview with Penelope

Paul Weeren from EPTA Netherlands interviewed Penelope Roskell on healthy piano technique and her new book, The Complete Pianist.

It is really a joy for me to have this interview with you about your work, and especially also about the book that you have written and has just had published – The Complete Pianist: from healthy technique to natural artistry. It is a wonderful book