Geneva

CONSERVATOIRE POPULAIRE DE MUSIQUE, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

Due to the current unpredictable pandemic situation, we are not scheduling institutes at the moment. Please register for our newsletter to receive updates on scheduling as they arise.

Alan Fraser visits Geneva a few times each year to teach privately at the Conservatoire Populaire de Musique à Genève. These visits are for private lessons only with no Feldenkrais lessons or lectures. When a full-fledged Institute is planned, details will be posted here. Fraser is fluent in both English and French, and uses the participant's native tongue wherever possible.

ALL INTERESTED PIANISTS

Many relatively inexperienced pianists hesitate to attend an institute, feeling they are not good enough or not well-enough prepared. However, Alan Fraser insists that we are all here to learn and this approach can help all of us, no matter whether our program is well-prepared or in a shambles. Thus Alan is happy to work with all interested pianists:

  • students who wish to improve their sound and agility
  • amateurs who wish to feel more in command of the instrument
  • teachers who want new ways of teaching technique to their students
  • professionals who wish to hone their skills to the highest possible level.

There is no limit to improvement!


INSTRUMENTALISTS & VOCALISTS ALSO WELCOME

Alan's Feldenkrais-informed approach to performance also helps instrumentalists and vocalists, transforming their sound by making minute postural adjustments that release hidden physical blocks. If you have a friend or colleague with a specific performing issue, why not invite them to come along.



Geneva Lake
   The Lake & the Mountains

COVID-19 STEPS





PROTECTION AGAINST THE CORONA VIRUS

If social distancing measures are still in force when Alan teaches in Geneva, the following measures will be observed:
  • Masks will be worn whenever the 2-metre distancing rule cannot be followed.
  • There will be no touching in the lessons.
  • Hands must be washed frequently and hand sanitizer will be provided.
Alan Fraser contracted the Corona virus in November 2020 and has fully recovered, but these measures will still be followed strictly for the protection of all participants.


GETTING THERE




GETTING THERE

The Conservatoire is located at
Rue François-D’Ivernois 7
1206 Genève.

Some lessons will be held at the "satellite conservatoire" at
Chemin des Crêts-de-Champel 40
1206 Genève.

Conservatoire
   The Historic Elegance of the Conservatoire Building

REGISTRATION




REGISTRATION PROCEDURE

Click on your option in the table below to make a deposit or full secure payment, by credit card or PayPal at our retail partner 2CheckOut.com. Due to new 2CO regulations, all prices are now displayed in US dollars. The euro is around 82 cents against the US dollar. Payment will appear on your credit card statement under "2CO.COM," not "The Alan Fraser Piano Institute".

After reserving your private lesson(s), reserve your time by contacting Sophia Cholich.


Registration 1 hour 2 hours 3 hours 4 hours
Deposit $100 $100$100 $100
Active participant full rate $120 $240 $360 $420
Active participant student rate $100 $200 $300 $400


BEFORE & AFTER THE INSTITUTE




INFORMATION SHEET & FOLLOWUP QUESTIONNAIRE

We'd like to get to know you better. After registration, please come back to fill out this PARTICIPANT INFORMATION FORM.

After you've completed your institute, we'd like to keep in touch. Please return here to fill out the INSTITUTE FOLLOWUP QUESTIONNAIRE. This helps you and us to evaluate your experience, plan your ongoing regime for further pianistic advances, and fine-tune the institute structure to better meet your needs.


CONTACT




ABOUT US - CONTACT

ALAN FRASER

Canadian pianist Alan Fraser gives master classes and recitals worldwide and conducts ongoing research and refinement on the ideas put forth in his three books, The Craft of Piano Playing (also in DVD), Honing the Pianistic Self-Image, and All Thumbs: Well-Coordinated Piano Technique. He is at work on several new volumes. Visit here for more on Alan Fraser. If you have concerns or questions about your participation in the institute and would like to address them directly to Alan Fraser, send him an email.


Alan teaching
   Alan at work

Cancellation Policy

If you must cancel your registration, reimbursement will be as follows:
Cancellations more than two months before Institute opening date: 100% reimbursement.
Cancellations more than one month before Institute opening date: 75% reimbursement.
Cancellations more than two weeks before Institute opening date: 50% reimbursement.
Cancellations more than one week before Institute opening date: 25% reimbursement.
Cancellations less than one week before Institute opening date: no reimbursement except in cases of doctor-certified illness or acts of God.
We reserve the right to cancel the institute due to insufficient enrolment; in this event, all registration fees are fully refundable.

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