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 Awareness Through Movement lessons or lectures. Fraser is fluent in both English and French, and uses the participant's native tongue wherever possible.
Fraser works with pianists to improve the ease and fluency with which they can orchestrate their sound, through subtle adjusments both to overall body posture and to hand posture that are recorded in the body's neuromotor representation. He can also work with other instrumentalists and vocalists.
Are you hesitant to take a lesson? Not well-enough prepared? Don't worry; Alan will teach you, no matter what the state of your program. Working on a new piece with Alan can help you avoid the technical errors we sometimes make during the learning process. Thus he really does work with all interested pianists, vocalists and instrumentalists:
There is no limit to improvement!
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 performance issue, why not invite them to take a lesson.
In Geneva Alan often teaches in private homes, but sometimes will use a studio at the Conservatoire Populaire, located at
Rue François-D’Ivernois 7.
Some lessons will be held at the "satellite conservatoire" at Chemin des Crêts-de-Champel 40.
Purchase as many lessons as you would like here, with the help of our retail partner,
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After payment, please email us indicating what city, what date and what time you would like your lesson(s).
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QUESTIONNAIRE. This helps us evaluate your experience, tailor your ongoing regime to facilitate further
progress, and fine-tune the structure of future institutes to better meet participants' needs.
Canadian pianist Alan Fraser gives master classes and recitals worldwide and conducts ongoing research and refinement on the ideas put forth in his books:
Alan at work
Alan Fraser has been vaccinated three times and has also contracted the Corona virus three times (November 2020, January 2022 (omicron) and July 2022 (omicron)). Nevertheless, if national Covid-19 restrictions are still in force during the institute, the following measures will be followed for the protection and comfort of all participants:
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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