Injury Prevention: How to practice and enjoy a lifetime of piano playing

A talk for piano enthusiasts, teachers and pianists of all ages presented by Professor Earl Owen AO

When:        Friday 25th July 2008, 10.00am-10.45am
Where:       Seymour Centre, Downstairs Theatre
Corner of City Road and Cleveland Street
Chippendale NSW
(Same location as the Sydney International Piano Competition 2008)
Cost:          FREE!
What:         How to practice safely to avoid injury
Why:          So you can enjoy a lifetime of piano playing

An educational and interesting look at the human anatomy and how piano-playing can affect your body. It is a must-attend talk for every level of piano player from beginner to professional. If you would like to have a long and successful piano-playing career, make sure you come along and learn about your body and what happens as you sit at the piano.

Professor Earl Owen is a world-renowned micro surgeon with expert knowledge on the human body, musicians and their musical maladies. He helps professional musicians across Sydney overcome common ailments that come with practicing and has generously agreed to share his time to educate pianists on how to prevent injury by following some simple rules while practicing.

Happy piano playing!

Proudly supported by Theme & Variations Piano Services and Sydney International Piano Competition of Australia and

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