Welcome to 3rd Piano Pedagogy Conference

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Submission deadline
31 July 2023, 11.59pm
(Malaysian time)

Notification of Acceptance
31 August 2023 (Malaysian time)

Announcing the 3rd Piano Pedagogy Conference:

A Journey in Music

After a three-year hiatus since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Institute of Music at UCSI University is thrilled to announce that the 3rd Piano Pedagogy Conference will take place on 14–16 November 2023.

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Conference Objectives

We are committed to bringing together piano pedagogues, performers, academia, researchers, industrial representatives, and students from both classical and contemporary piano streams, to:

  • Promote high-quality research and knowledge-sharing across various pedagogical topics and expertise.
  • Provide opportunities for networking and future collaborations among the presenters and conference registrants.
  • Provide an exhibition space for exploration and purchase of products such as piano and keyboard instruments, music scores, method books, pedagogical materials and music accessories.

Why You Should Join The
Conference? Conference?

This year, our conference theme will be Reflections on Curriculum: Past, Present and Future. Facing unprecedented disruptions and uncertainties due to the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the pandemic, we need to be resilient in overcoming the challenges and adaptable to radical changes, while acknowledging the roots of piano education to a certain extent. Thus, it is time to reflect and re-evaluate our curriculum, teaching, and assessment, with a focus on classical and contemporary piano pedagogy.

Key Areas

Our conference offers a forum for exchange of ideas and insights, seeking to explore and address the following key areas in relation to our theme

  • Pedagogical Methods
  • Teaching and Learning Materials
  • Piano Literature
  • Piano Techniques and Practice
  • Performance Practice and Interpretation
  • Music Technology
  • Health and Wellness

Presentation Formats

  • Paper Presentation
  • Lecture Recital
  • Workshop
  • Poster Presentation


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