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Combining the pop and jazz sounds students enjoy with the technique they need to learn, Christopher Norton’s music has become a long-standing favourite amongst both teachers and players. Well-established as a composer, producer, arranger and educationalist, Christopher has written stage musicals, ballet scores, piano music, popular songs and orchestral music as well as jingles and signature tunes for TV and radio, and has spoken at conventions across the globe. Christopher’s workshops are aimed at both children and their teachers. Popular topics include improvisation, playing in popular styles, and putting on musicals from scratch. Chris is always keen to tailor his workshops to the needs of the organisers and participants Suitable for: - Peripatetic teachers of any instrument/students with some playing experience/school teachers/school classes Facilities required: - One or two pianos (or keyboards), a CD player, participants instruments, projector and screen (as applicable) Duration - Half or full day (or more for Micromusicals workshops) Number of participants - Up to 100 (depending on size of venue) Publications used - Microjazz, Micromusicals, American Popular Piano, Rock Preludes, Latin Preludes, Jazz Preludes, Country Preludes, Eastern Preludes, Concert Collections, Microstyles, Microswing, The Easiest Way To Improvise, and many more. FEES Available on request EXPENSES For workshops within mainland United Kingdom, Schott and Boosey & Hawkes are pleased to cover all other expenses incurred by a presenter (travel, overnight accommodation etc.). Music may also be provided for use at the session if requested. HOW TO BOOK If you would like to book a session with Christopher Norton, please complete the downloadable booking form and post or fax it to: SCHOTT MUSIC Marketing Department, 48 Great Marlborough Street London, W1F 7BB Fax: +44 (0)20 7534 0749 Alternatively, email [email protected] or call +44 (0)20 7534 0740 to discuss your ideas further. REVIEWS Microjazz series: ‘How can anyone doubt its huge influence and spot-on originality! Many have tried to ape it but no-one has improved on it’. Piano Magazine ‘A real boon – the best addition to the beginner teaching repertoire I’ve seen in years’. Graeme Humphrey (Professor of Piano, Royal Academy of Music) ‘The teacher pedagogy presentation was excellent. Chris gave an indepth presentation on how to perform his music. It was very enlightening as up to this moment we were only guessing as to performance and style techniques. This was a highlight for the teachers’. Piano teacher, Alberta Music Conference, Canada ‘The students were captivated by his colourful style of presentation as well as the practical, useful and insightful comments that he gave. It is certain that Mr Norton had a significant impact on all those who attended... His art will continue to impact on others for generations’. Fort McMurray Music Teachers Association report, Canada

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