Professional training for ballet pianists
Principal Pianist and Head of Music Department at Academy Princess Grace at Les Ballet de Monte-Carlo, Massimiliano has established unique techniques for pianists of all levels.
Cronologies & spaces of the body-sound
Percussionist, sound experimenter and intermedia artist, Marco works at the Accademia Nazionale di Danza in Rome. His deconstructive approach has led him to develop an innovative practice for contemporary dancers which will allow them to explore unfathomed choreo-musical landscapes.
Communication in the dance studio
Former Head of Pianists at Elmhurst School for Dance in Birmingham, Luca specialises in communication techniques and strategies. His very practical workshops empower teachers and pianists with the necessary tools to achieve the best possible relationship in the dance studio.
Classical Ballet & Contemporary Dance
Born in San Sebastián, where he studied piano and composition, Luis works as dance accompanist and composer in many parts of Europe, in the USA and Japan. He is one of the very few pianists who excels in both classical ballet and contemporary dance.
Music in dance
An internationally renowned dance accompanist, Sandro specialises in giving dance teachers and students a different perspective on how to use music as a didactic tool to overcome artistic and technical issues in the ballet class.
The author of the textbook “Piano Compositions for the dance lesson – extemporaneous, adapted, transcribed”, Matteo holds courses in Techniques of Dance Accompaniment and Theory and Practice for Dance Accompaniment. His hands-on approach will provide pianists with a series of rhythmical and harmonic patterns and build their confidence in dance accompaniment.
19th Century Ballet
Irina is an internationally renowned pianist, musicologist and historian. Her seminars offer a unique perspective on various aspects of the repertoire, from the musical analysis to the history of the Imperal Russian Ballet.