2018 Faber Piano Adventures National Tour with Carly McDonald

Join Australian Faber Piano Adventures Ambassador Carly McDonald for this motivating and educational workshop. Discover Technique Secrets in harmony with repertoire. Benefit from the rich tapestry of Sight, Sound, Story to inspire confidence and expressive performance at every level.

Cost: ONLY $15

Free Music for every attendee:

  • Hanon-Faber Piano Adventures – New Virtuoso Pianist (Retail value $14.95)
  • Adult Piano Adventures Popular Songbook 2 (Retail value $18.95)
  • Faber Piano Adventures Calico Tote-bag (worth $12.95)

What will be covered:

  • How sophisticated technique is communicated to our young beginners through metaphor and play.
  • Core pieces of the Faber teaching philosophy—fluent gesture combined with expressivity
  • Muscle memory is a myth; you are really wiring the brain, not the muscle
  • The ‘New Virtuoso’ Hanon-Faber edition
  • Where does Hanon-Faber fit in to the curriculum?
  • Repertoire collections arranged for adults or intermediate  players of any age
  • Piano Adventures Player App
  • Teaching Adults: Maturing viewpoints
  • Much, much more!





(In association with Winston Music)
Tuesday January 16th, 2018
9.30am – 12.30pm
Hawthorn Church of Christ – Hawthorn

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Friday January 19th, 2018
Zenith Music – Claremont

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Sunday January 21st, 2018
Pat’s Music – Oakleigh South

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Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Better Music – Phillip

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(In association with Music on the Move)
Tuesday January 23rd, 2018
9.30am – 12.30pm
Hurstville Civic Theatre

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(In association with MTA Newcastle)
Wednesday 24th January, 2018
9.30am – 12.30pm
Foley’s Pianos – Newcastle West

Please email info@halleonard.com.au to go on the waiting list


(In association with Masson Music)
Thursday 25th January, 2018
9.30am – 12.30pm
AMEB QLD – Ashgrove

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Carly McDonald

Carly McDonald is the founder and publisher of Creative.Piano.Professional. She began her teaching career in 2002 with her teacher and mentor Glenyce Durdin. In 2005, Carly formally established the Novar Music Learning Centre, and has grown this to a Music School with 5 locations and 14 wonderful teachers offering voice, violin, guitar, piano, woodwind and music theory lessons. In 2013, Carly became an Australian Ambassador for the Piano Adventures series by Randall and Nancy Faber (www.pianoadventures.com.au) and has a special interest in early learning. Carly is a contributing writer for the Piano Teacher Magazine and teaches 43 students a week in addition to being the General Manager at Novar Music. She has a seven and eight year old, who help her keep the household noisy with their shenanigans and beautiful music. Carly is passionate about teaching and doing so with a little stylish flair!



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