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Improvisation and musical composition workshop for pianists
Musical improvisation performed during the Week End du Clavier Contemporain at the Conservatoire Frédéric Chopin in Paris.
This workshop, taught by composer and pianist Laurent Grynszpan, is intended for student pianists who wish to learn to improvise and to understand the basic principles of musical composition.
Composition and improvisation are often intimately linked: a pianist improvises from a work he already knows, but gradually transforms it as would a Mozart or Beethoven into different variations.
Students gain real pleasure from improvising at the piano. They will quickly realize, in this workshop, that a composition is, most of the time, the result of an improvisation, and that an improvisation is often based on a composition.
The child will discover how “we make” music, how we “shape” it, as the sculptor, the painter or the architect would do.
For piano students having completed at least 3 years of piano lessons.back to top