Bill Hilton & Alex Chisholm Loxley Masterclass 20.10.2019
Sunday 20th October, 2.30pm
Bill Hilton and Alex Chisholm-Loxley explore the ways pianists improvise, looking into how improvisation works and the theory, psychology and history behind it. Their talk will be light-hearted but informative, and include demonstrations, experiments and audience participation, with plenty of time for questions. Suitable for musicians and non-musicians alike!
Bill was born in Boston, Lincolnshire, in 1974, and educated at Boston Grammar School and the University of Wales, Bangor. Having worked in education and in the advertising industry, In 2009 he published his first book on a musical subject — How To Really Play The Piano — and started his highly successful YouTube piano tutorial channel, which now has over 200,000 subscribers worldwide.
He has since published An Introduction to Cocktail Piano and Seven Studies in Pop Piano. His next book, provisionally titled 99 Ways To Become A Better Musician, is due for publication in mid-2020.
Bill lives in North Yorkshire with his wife and son.
PAY WHAT YOU THINK
We’re inviting audience members attending all concerts and recitals during the piano festival to pay what they think the event was worth. We’re hoping welcome a new audience
In particular people who think classical music isn’t for them or have never been to a concert