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Around the Globe Music & Arts Newsletter June 2018

Syllabus Updates for Junior Pianists for AGPMF 2018

Dear pianists, educators and supporters,

We would like to announce changes of Around the Globe Piano Music Festival syllabus for Junior Categories for Contemporary Piano Music Classes – Compulsory Pieces.     

Compulsory Pieces (JC01 & JC02)

Choose any piece(s) from the selection:

Lower Grades (up to grade 5) -From the other Side of Danube, No.1, from Music Map of Serbia by Vera Milanković -The Arrival from Piano Suite VIII: part 6 by Lola Perrin -The Carousel from All the Fun of the Fair by Lindsey Berwin

Higher Grades (up to grade 8) -Upon the Blossom Garden, No.3, from Music Map of Serbia by Vera Milanković -The Man in the Black Hat is Probably Sleeping from Piano Suite II: part 2 by Lola Perrin -The UFO from All the Fun of the Fair by Lindsey Berwin

We are excited to introduce you to a new composer in our programme so you can explore a variety of different music styles.  

Lindsey Berwin is a British composer who studied at The Royal Academy of Music, graduating with a degree in music and a piano teaching diploma.

Lindsey has become well-known for her innovative and enjoyable approaches to improving key skills, as well as her passion for composition. She and her pupils regularly win prizes in the annual European Piano Teachers Composers’ Competition.

Lindsey is the composer of FunKey!, a series of books designed to improve piano students’ sight-reading skills using jazz based material, and Jazz Keys, its counterpart for the flute. Her most recent published work is entitled All the Fun of the Fair.

You can purchase All the Fun of the Fair piano suite online at:

Prof. Vera Milanković (London, 1953) is a multi-talented Serbian composer, pianist, pedagogue and organizer of educational events. She was nominated for the best theatre music by the “Musica Clasica” magazine in 2013 and was awarded the “Golden Link” by the Cultural and Educational Community of Belgrade for her educational work.

You can download pieces from Map of Serbia:

Lola Perrin Concert

Lola Perrin (b.1962). American born, London-based composer, pianist, collaborator, piano teacher, Composer in Residence at Markson Pianos, has published nine piano suites and has two CDs on general release. Lola has been interviewed on various BBC shows and performs as a solo artist, in collaboration with filmmakers, authors, artists and other pianists. Her nine piano suites composed 1991 – 2016 are available from her publishing label; Lola Perrin Sheet Music. She is also building a repertoire for multiple piano; performances include Southbank Centre, Kennedy Centre Washington DC and ‘Institute de Serbie’, Paris. Lola has initiated ClimateKeys in which scores of pianists will be performing with guest speakers to engage audiences in talking about climate change across the world.

Piano Suite Lola P
Nine Images Lola P

You can purchase:

The Arrival from Piano Suite VIII: part 6

The Man in the Black Hat is Probably Sleeping from Piano Suite II: part 2

To listen to the music go to:


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