Harrow was founded in 1572 under a Royal Charter granted by Queen Elizabeth I. It soon became one of the greatest schools in the country, attracting pupils from all over the world. The School is located in the village of Harrow on the Hill, with stunning views of central London - which is 15 kilometres away. The School occupies 430 acres of beautiful grounds. The first rate facilities include state of the art classrooms, extensive playing fields, a theatre, tennis courts, an indoor swimming pool, a golf course, a new running track, sports hall and astroturf pitches. There are 6 well equipped boarding houses. Famous Old Harrovians include Winston Churchill and six other British Prime Ministers, King Hussein of Jordan, the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Nehru, as well as poets and writers as diverse as Byron, Sheridan and Trollope.
This unique two week programme in association with EdmissionUK and Steinway & Sons, is designed for 13-17 year old students, who as young pianists may be hoping to pursue a career in music, or simply want to learn from some of the most internationally distinguished professionals. All students will have invaluable performance opportunities as part of the Harrow Piano Festival and inspiring one-to-one tuition with their esteemed piano tutors. The Artistic Director will also give an exclusive recital for the students.
27 hours of piano lessons, master classes and group workshops
Run by Artistic Directors from London's world-famous Royal Academy of Music
Dedicated Music School facilities
Concert pianos and top quality practice rooms
Students will take part in a broad range of sporting, cultural and entertaining activities using the excellent facilities in the school. Activities may include:
Archery / Assault Course / Arts & crafts
Baseball / Bowling / Fencing
Badminton / Basketball /Cricket / Golf
Barbecues / Cookery
Climbing wall /Table tennis
Discos / Go-Karting
Ice-skating / Kayaking
Rifle shooting / Waterskiing
Soccer / Swimming / Tennis / Volleyball
射箭 / 野戰訓練場 / 工藝品
棒球 / 保齡球 / 劍擊
燒烤 / 烹飪
迪斯科舞廳 / 高卡車
滑冰 / 皮划艇
步槍射擊 / 滑水
Evening and weekend activities and excursions will include a tour of London's Royal Academy of Music and concert tickets to the Royal Albert Hall as part of the BBC Proms concert season, a guided tour of Steinway & Sons with opportunities to play various Steinway models. Students will also be able to audition for the final recital in Steinway Hall, London, at the end of the course. The programme also offer students a wide range of interesting and enjoyable excursions to London and other places around Britain. Excursions may include:
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Staff will meet you at the airport and take you to the school. On the departure day, staff will assist you to check-in and stay with you until you have gone through the security gate at the departure lounge. Free airport transfers by car, minibus, coach or public transport are available from the Heathrow Airport, the Gatwick Airport, the Stansted Airport, the Luton Airport, and the St Pancras Airport.