Courses, News & Events

Online courses, events and workshops

Learn more about online courses, including 'Teaching Healthy, Expressive Technique' on the Roskell Academy page
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  • Live events

    Sign up for details of live events, including workshops on Playing Ornaments and Pedalling taking place in June/July 2022.
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In-person 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 three 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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  • Pianissimi course

    Intensive three-day course for advanced pianists at a stunning setting in Suffolk, UK
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  • Performance course

    Weekend performance course at the charming 'Jackdaws' in Somerset.
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Review from Jazzwise Magazine

I received this lovely review from Jazzwise magazine today for The Complete Pianist. I was really pleased to see that the reviewer thinks the book is also relevant and helpful for jazz pianists.

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.

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

Q&A session on The Complete Pianist

I had pleasure of being hosted on Ieva Dubova’s Q&A session in which we discussed many aspects of piano playing and my new book, The Complete Pianist.  Here is a recording of the session below.