Dijon, France

Dijon, Feb 1-4


Audrey Dumont, who has studied with Alan Fraser since 2014 will host the first Dijon Alan Fraser Piano Institute at her studio this February. Practice facilities will be available at a neighbouring studio, where the Feldenkrais lessons will also take place. Fraser is fluent in both English and French, and uses the participant's native tongue wherever possible.

The Institute will be held on February 1-4, with private teaching days before and after.

The institute is open to ALL INTERESTED PIANISTS:

  • concert artists
  • university students
  • studio teachers
  • amateurs of all ages

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   The Studio



This sample schedule may be modified to suit the needs of the group.

8:30-11:00 3 individual lessons
11:15-12:30 Group Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement lesson (ATM)
(Please bring your own yoga mat or blanket for this class.)
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:10-15:50 2 individual lessons
15:50-16:30 Coffee - lecture (see the list below for daily lecture topics)
16:30-18:10 2 individual lessons
18:10-20:00 Supper
20:00-21:40 2 individual lessons (if necessary)

Thursday Private Lessons by appointment
Friday 8:15 am - Coffee & Reception
8:45 am - Opening Seminar (topic: Develop Elasticity Throughout the Piano-Playing Mechanism)
9:30 am - Daily Schedule, only 2 lessons before the ATM.
Saturday Daily Schedule (seminar: The Invisible Necessity of Rotation)
Sunday Daily Schedule (seminar: The Thumb: Ugly Duckling or Swan?)
Monday Daily Schedule (seminar: Touch the Higher Musical Dimensions Through Refined Physical Practice)
8 pm - Student Recital (Optional Participation)
Tuesday Private Lessons by appointment



The studio is located at
23, rue Auguste Banqui,
21000 Dijon.

The Feldenkrais and piano practice studio is located at
44, rue Maladière,
21000 Dijon.



Visit booking.com, hostels.com, or airbnb.com to find comfortable lodging in the area.


There is no shortage of restaurants in Dijon, although there are none in the immediate area. We will share a picnic lunch, or one participant will be designated to cook for us each day!

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   Alan Teaching



Pay for your private lessons by clicking on the appropriate link in the table below. For any questions, please contact Sophia Cholich.

After registering, please return here to fill out the REGISTRATION QUESTIONNAIRE.

Option 1 : Reserve your place here with a deposit of $100.

Option 2 : ONLINE REGISTRATION: Choose your registration option and then in the table below, click on the appropriate price to make payment. You will be taken to 2CheckOut.com, our transaction partner who processes all our payments securely by credit card or PayPal.

Due to new 2CO regulations, all prices are now displayed in US dollars. The euro is around 85 cents against the US dollar.

Note that payment will appear on your credit card statement under "2CO.COM," not "The Alan Fraser Piano Institute".

Registration 1 day 2 days 3 days 4 days
Active participant full rate $128 $254 $375 $478
Active participant student rate $100 $195 $285 $370
Passive participant full rate $28 $54 $78 $100
Passive participant student rate $21 $40 $57 $75

Institute fees cover venue rental, travel and web site administration costs, as well as Professor Fraser's teaching fee. Lodging and meal expensese are paid separately.



After registration, please come back to fill out this PARTICIPANT INFORMATION FORM.

After you have completed your institute, please come back to fill out this FOLLOWUP QUESTIONNAIRE. This helps evaluate your experience, tailor your ongoing regime to facilitate further progress, and fine-tune the institute structure to better meet your needs.




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.

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   Some Dijon Participants

Cancellation Policy

If you must cancel your registration, reimbursement will be as follows:
Cancellations before November 15: 100% reimbursement.
Cancellations before November 30: 75% reimbursement.
Cancellations before December 15: 50% reimbursement.
Cancellations before January 1: 25% reimbursement.
Cancellations after January 15: no reimbursement unless 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 eventuality all resgistration fees will be fully refunded.

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