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Opening the Piano, Royal Musical Association Research Student Study Day
London, March 2002

Royal Musical Association Research Student Study Day


Instrument and Performance Studies related to the 1840s Broadwood and
other pianos in the Royal Academy of Music's York Gate Collections

Date: Saturday 23 March 2002

Venue: Recital Hall and  the York Gate Collections at the Royal Academy of

*       9.30 - 10.00 Coffee and registration

*       10.00 Welcome from Curtis Price (RAM Principal and RMA President)

*       10.15 - 11.00 Introduction to the instrument from Frances Palmer
                (York Gate Collections curator)

*       11.15 - 12.00 Research Presentation from David Rowland (OU and
                Cambridge University): 'Composers and the Expanding Piano'

*       12.00 Lunch (sandwiches) and York Gate Collections tours

*       1.00 - 3.30 Workshop/Presentations, to include contributions from
                David Ward (RCM professor), Nicholas Walker (RAM
                professor) and research students*[see below]

*       3.30 Tea

*       4.00 - 5.00 Research Presentation from John Rink (Royal Holloway)

*       5.00 - 6.00 Round-table chaired by Curtis Price

I wish to register for the study day at the Royal Academy of Music

Name and Address/e-mail/telephone





I enclose the conference fee of 5 pounds (cheques made to The Royal
Musical Association)

Return form to:
        Susan Bagust
        RMA Student Liaison Officer
        19, Turner's Croft
        Heslington, YORK, YO10 5EL, UK

*Anyone who would like to offer a short presentation please contact:
Amanda Glauert ( or Susan Bagust by 28/2/02.