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Sun, Mar 28


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Free Event: Intro to piano by Emilio De Mercato

How to approach the piano? Don't be scared, Dr. Emilio's here to help : )

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Free Event: Intro to piano by Emilio De Mercato

Time & Location

Mar 28, 2021, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Online Event

About The Event

Intro to piano by Emilio De Mercato

How to approach the piano? 

Don't be scared, Dr.Emilio's here to help : )


Here are the topics Emilio will be covering in his online event:

Principles of Piano Playing 

  • Posture
  • Arm weight
  • Hands balance
  • Fingering 
  • Pedals

Italian musical terms 

  • Spelling
  • Pronounciation
  • Meaning

Q&A Session

Please join this link on March 28th at 11am

About the Instructor:

Emilio De Mercato 

Emilio is a concert pianist, composer, conductor, and founder of Alberta Symphony Orchestras. Emilio De Mercato holds degrees in piano and composition from the Conservatory of Music “Giuseppe Verdi” in Milan, Italy. He pursued postgraduate studies in piano performance at the Academy “Marziali” in Seveso (Milan) and at the Musik Hochschule in Bern, Switzerland. Since his move to Canada in 2012, he has been extensively performing in Edmonton, across the province and beyond. Emilio has over 20 years of experience teaching students at any level and age. His students have successfully passed RCM exams of any level, prepared for performances and festivals. Emilio also teaches piano masterclasses to support the studies of advanced students interested in pursuing their performing career.





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