Lifting the lid on dance Accompaniment

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Join Chris Hobson, Matt Gregory, Akiko Hobson, and David Yow as they engage in lively discussions on various topics related to ballet piano. Get ready for the usual banter, laughter, and valuable insights from our seasoned team.
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Episode 71 – Communication between Ballet Pianists and Ballet Teachers

This episode is a classic round table discussion about the ways in which the pianist and the person on the studio floor communicate on a ...
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🚨The BRAND NEW episode of the Ballet Piano Podcast is available for download now!🚨

Listen to this episode where the gang chat about deeper communications in the ballet studio. How do
You resolve issues without affecting anyone’s feelings, whilst getting your point across and maintaining the fun of making ballet. This episode is heartfelt and personal with amazing points.

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A candid sneak peak behind this week’s episode. @mattjg1711 and #DavidYowOfInstagram having fun behind the mic. Friends who podcast together laugh together.
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On this day 5 years ago hosts of the podcast @chrishobson86 and @akikohobson got married. With a small party full of alcohol, conversation and merriment - the marriage continues. Despite the podcast arguments 🤣
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🚨The BRAND NEW episode of the Ballet Piano Podcast is available for download now!🚨

Listen to this episode where the gang chat to the Head of Piano at Birmingham Royal Ballet, Jeanette Wong. The job is varied and requires excellent musicianship. Listen to Jeanette talk about all aspects of the job, what she loves, and how she got to where she is.

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🚨The BRAND NEW episode of the Ballet Piano Podcast is available for download now!🚨

Listen to this episode where the gang chat about pointe work class and how it differs from a regular class, and what music may be asked for. It’s super fun with lots of banter and you’re gonna love it!

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🚨The BRAND NEW episode of the Ballet Piano Podcast is available for download now!🚨

Listen to this episode where the gang chat to Cynthia Harvey about her life and career in ballet. She’s as famous it gets in ballet, and she has many incredible tales to tell. You’ll love it. She’s dynamite 🔥

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🚨The BRAND NEW episode of the Ballet Piano Podcast is available for download now!🚨

Listen to this episode where the gang chat about the things listeners won’t know, but might want to know. All the idiosyncrasies are revealed, and the funny things we do to get on in our jobs. Funny and insightful, you’ll love it!

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🚨Our BRAND NEW episode of the Ballet Piano Podcast is available for download now!🚨

Listen to this episode where the gang chat to dance accompanist extraordinaire Cyrus Gabrysch. Very different from the rest of us, his approach is unique and so is he. Have listen to this episode to learn about the man and musician, improvising his way through ballet class.

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Let us just take a moment to celebrate podcast mother @akikohobson. The queen of multitasking. Here she was multitasking at a recent record of our podcast - drinking Prosecco, looking after a sick Hazel, contributing to the recording amazingly. And doing all this whilst keeping her eldest child @chrishobson86 in check! What an amazing woman! #workingmother #balletpianist #multitasking #podcast #balletpianopodcast #podcast #podcasthost #hardworking #and #sickchild ...

🚨A BRAND NEW episode of the Ballet Piano Podcast is available for download now!🚨

Listen to this episode where the gang chat about what they think makes a good ballet pianist. With contributions from listeners and colleagues, and plenty of laughs, there’s lots of useful information and insights!

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🚨The BRAND NEW episode of the Ballet Piano Podcast is available for download now!🚨

Listen to this episode where the gang chat to Petal Ashmole Winstanley @millerashmole about her life and career in ballet, and her challenging personal circumstances. It’s a wonderful poignant episode with serious highs and lows.

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🚨our BRAND NEW episode of the Ballet Piano Podcast is available for download now!🚨

Listen to this episode where the gang chat about those times in ballet class where you are asked for very specific musical requirements! It’s quite hilarious at times, and also very informative. Definitely worth a listen!!

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🚨The BRAND NEW episode of the Ballet Piano Podcast is available for download now!🚨

Listen to this episode where the gang chat to Anita Young MBE @chee.ky1669 about her life in ballet. She is a former Royal Ballet soloist and international teacher, with a larger than life personality. This episode is hilarious, bordering on chaotic at times. You will love it!

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The evolution of our podcast 🌟

It all started with @chrishobson86 ‘s idea, and somehow we were all drawn into it….!!!

We are so happy that Chris’s hobby became this big a and loved by listeners worldwide🥰

Thank you so much to all the listeners, guests and the anybody who has ever contacted us!

Lots of love from BPP🤍🤍🤍

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🚨The BRAND NEW episode of the Ballet Piano Podcast is available for download now!🚨

Listen to this episode where the gang discuss how you can change up your tunes for ballet. Changing up the tempo, rhythm, time signature, key signature, colour and texture can repurpose your tunes. Listen to us play live on this episode!! It’s so much fun!

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Little memory of our recording of Star Wars music back in 2022…

May the 4th be with you!!

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🚨A BRAND NEW episode of the Ballet Piano Podcast is available for download now!🚨

Listen to this episode where the gang chat about playing for variations and how this topic has changed musically over the years. There’s lots of advice on where to start and survive playing for variations which at times can be very testing.

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Happy International Dance Day!! 🩰

It was a privilage to be invited to the book launch of Get Up, Dress Up, Show Up last week.


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