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  1. The organisers of PIANO WEEK will make every effort to ensure the health and safety of every child attending the festival whilst on any premises hired by us. To support us in this process, parents (or nominated guardians) must attend and supervise children under their responsibility whilst the children participate at the festival.
  2. All deposits are non-refundable. Once full payment of the festival fees has been made, they are non-refundable. The only exception is in the instance where a participant is unable to attend due to health issues, whereby a doctor’s note must be presented to the organisers.
  3. Some of the practice rooms may be situated in buildings with limited or difficult access.  All participants and relatives take responsibility for their own safety when entering those areas.
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HAFTUNGSAUSSCHLUSS | DE

  1. Die Organisatoren von PIANO WEEK werden alle Anstrengungen unternehmen, um die Gesundheit und Sicherheit jedes Kindes, das an dem Festival teilnimmt, auf allen von uns gemieteten Räumlichkeiten sicherzustellen. Um uns in diesem Prozess zu unterstützen, müssen Eltern (oder nominierte Erziehungsberechtigte) ihre Kinder im Alter bis zu 13 Jahren und während der gesamten Dauer des Festivals beaufsichtigen.
  2. Einzahlungen werden nicht zurückerstattet. Sobald die Zahlung der Festivalgebühren vollständig erfolgt ist, werden sie nicht zurückerstattet. Einzige Ausnahme hier ist, dass ein Teilnehmer aufgrund gesundheitlicher Probleme nicht teilnehmen kann, wobei den Organisatoren ein Arztbrief vorgelegt werden muss.
  3. Einige der Übungsräume können sich in Gebäuden mit begrenztem oder schwierigem Zugang befinden. Alle Teilnehmer und Verwandte übernehmen die Verantwortung für ihre eigene Sicherheit beim Betreten dieser Gebiete.
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DICHIARAZIONE DI LIMITAZIONE DI RESPONSABILITÀ | IT

  1. L'Organizzazione di PIANO WEEK farà ogni sforzo per garantire la salute e la sicurezza di tutti i bambini che frequentano il festival, all'interno di tutti i locali da noi utilizzati. Per sostenerci in questo processo, i genitori (o tutori nominati) devono partecipare e sorvegliare i bambini fino a 13 anni di età per tutta la durata del festival.
  2. Tutti i depositi non sono rimborsabili. Una volta che il pagamento completo delle parcelle del festival è stato fatto, questo non è rimborsabile. L'unica eccezione è nel caso in cui un partecipante non è in grado di partecipare a causa di problemi di salute, per cui un certificato medico deve essere presentato agli organizzatori.
  3. Alcune delle sale di prova possono essere situate in edifici con accesso limitato o difficile. Tutti i partecipanti e i parenti si assumono la responsabilità per la propria sicurezza quando all'ingresso delle suddette sale.
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  1. 钢琴周的组织者会尽一切努力保证每个参加钢琴节的孩子在我们租用地点的健康与安全.在这个过程中,为了支持我们的工作,13岁及以下孩子的家长(或监护人)必须参加整个钢琴节活动并对孩子进行监督.
  2. 定金均不可退款.一旦节日费用全款成功提交,便不可进行退款. 唯一的例外是参加者由于健康问题而不能参加,以上交的医生证明为准.
  3. 一些练习室可能位于出入受限的楼群中,在进入这些区域时所有的参加者及其家人要自行负责自己的人身安全.
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DISCLAIMER

  1. The organisers of PIANO WEEK will make every effort to ensure the health and safety of every child attending the festival whilst on any premises hired by us. To support us in this process, parents (or nominated guardians) must attend and supervise children under their responsibility whilst the children participate at the festival.
  2. All deposits are non-refundable. Once full payment of the festival fees has been made, they are non-refundable. The only exception is in the instance where a participant is unable to attend due to health issues, whereby a doctor’s note must be presented to the organisers.
  3. Some of the practice rooms may be situated in buildings with limited or difficult access. All participants and relatives take responsibility for their own safety when entering those areas.

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HAFTUNGSAUSSCHLUSS

  1. Die Organisatoren von PIANO WEEK werden alle Anstrengungen unternehmen, um die Gesundheit und Sicherheit jedes Kindes, das an dem Festival teilnimmt, auf allen von uns gemieteten Räumlichkeiten sicherzustellen. Um uns in diesem Prozess zu unterstützen, müssen Eltern (oder nominierte Erziehungsberechtigte) ihre Kinder im Alter bis zu 13 Jahren und während der gesamten Dauer des Festivals beaufsichtigen.
  2. Einzahlungen werden nicht zurückerstattet. Sobald die Zahlung der Festivalgebühren vollständig erfolgt ist, werden sie nicht zurückerstattet. Einzige Ausnahme hier ist, dass ein Teilnehmer aufgrund gesundheitlicher Probleme nicht teilnehmen kann, wobei den Organisatoren ein Arztbrief vorgelegt werden muss.
  3. Einige der Übungsräume können sich in Gebäuden mit begrenztem oder schwierigem Zugang befinden. Alle Teilnehmer und Verwandte übernehmen die Verantwortung für ihre eigene Sicherheit beim Betreten dieser Gebiete.

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DICHIARAZIONE DI LIMITAZIONE DI RESPONSABILITÀ

  1. L'Organizzazione di PIANO WEEK farà ogni sforzo per garantire la salute e la sicurezza di tutti i bambini che frequentano il festival, all'interno di tutti i locali da noi utilizzati. Per sostenerci in questo processo, i genitori (o tutori nominati) devono partecipare e sorvegliare i bambini fino a 13 anni di età per tutta la durata del festival.
  2. Tutti i depositi non sono rimborsabili. Una volta che il pagamento completo delle parcelle del festival è stato fatto, questo non è rimborsabile. L'unica eccezione è nel caso in cui un partecipante non è in grado di partecipare a causa di problemi di salute, per cui un certificato medico deve essere presentato agli organizzatori.
  3. Alcune delle sale di prova possono essere situate in edifici con accesso limitato o difficile. Tutti i partecipanti e i parenti si assumono la responsabilità per la propria sicurezza quando all'ingresso delle suddette sale.

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免责声明

  1. 钢琴周的组织者会尽一切努力保证每个参加钢琴节的孩子在我们租用地点的健康与安全.在这个过程中,为了支持我们的工作,13岁及以下孩子的家长(或监护人)必须参加整个钢琴节活动并对孩子进行监督.
  2. 定金均不可退款.一旦节日费用全款成功提交,便不可进行退款. 唯一的例外是参加者由于健康问题而不能参加,以上交的医生证明为准.
  3. 一些练习室可能位于出入受限的楼群中,在进入这些区域时所有的参加者及其家人要自行负责自己的人身安全.

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Please note that you will be required to pay a deposit of 20% of the course fees at the time of submitting this application.


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I confirm that I accept and agree to the terms and conditions of my participation at Piano Week. READ OUR DISCLAIMER DE | IT | CN

By submitting this form, I ag­ree for my child­/my­self to be in­clu­ded in any fil­ming and pho­to­gra­phy, which may be used in Piano Week’s pub­li­ci­ty materials.

I would like to re­cei­ve in­for­ma­tion about the fes­ti­val’s new de­ve­lop­ments, re­ci­tals & ce­le­bri­ty con­certs in the fu­tu­re.

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One of the leading British pianists of her generation, Samantha Ward has performed extensively around the UK and Europe, appearing on television and radio numerous times. She made her London debut at the Wigmore Hall in 2007 and has performed in major venues such as St Martin-in-the-Fields, St John's Smith Square, Manchester's Bridgewater Hall and St David's Hall in Cardiff. She has won first prize in a number of competitions, starting in 2004 when she won the Making Music Philip and Dorothy Green Award for Young Concert Artists. She has also won the Beethoven Society of Europe's Intercollegiate Piano Competition, the Hastings International Concerto Competition as well as Sir Philip Ledger Prize for the best Mozart or Beethoven Concerto and the Worshipful Company of Musicians' Maisie Lewis Young Concert Artists Fund Award.

In August 2013 Samantha launched and inaugurated PIANO WEEK, her international festival and summer school for pianists of all ages and abilities. During 2015 and 2016 editions of the festival, Samantha joined forces with one of the most distinguished pianists in the world Stephen Kovacevich to close the festival, performing works for two pianos by Rachmaninoff and Debussy. PIANO WEEK will tour internationally for the first time in 2017, having been invited to China and Italy as well as to Frankfurt to be part of the Sankt Goar International Music Festival and Academy in Germany, in February 2017.

Aside from her performing career, Samantha is also a recording artist for Schott Music publishers and frequently records both solo and duet albums for them. She is also a published author and her recent 'Relax with…' anthologies for piano were released by Schott in the Spring of 2016.

Samantha has also recorded the complete piano works of British composer, Rory Freckleton. Other recent engagements include recital and concerto engagements around the UK, as well as the first public performance since the 19th Century and the first ever recording of the Dora Bright Piano Concerto in A minor with the Morley Chamber Orchestra under Charles Peebles. Her debut recital at St John's Smith Square was chosen to be recorded by 'Slow Down London', to be featured in their festival. Samantha was also shortlisted for the Woman of the FutureAward in Arts and Culture in association with Shell and as a result, she was invited to give an interview for Stylist Magazine in March 2011.

Samantha was awarded a fellowship from the Guildhall School of Music for the year 2007/8, where she studied under the Senior Professor Joan Havill. She previously studied with Leslie Riskowitz and at Chetham's School of Music in Manchester with Alicja Fiderkiewicz.