Peter Feuchtwanger was born in Munich, Germany.
He studied piano with Gerti Rainer (a pupil of Emil von Sauer), Max Egger, Edwin Fischer and Walter Gieseking,
(a pupil of Alban Berg,
and Felix Weingartner)
and Lennox Berkeley
and also Indian and Arabic music and philosophy
with Nazir Jairazbhoy
and Dr. Arnold Bake.
His encounter with the Rumanian pianist, Clara Haskil was the most decisive musical influence in his life.
He also researched into Belcanto, the technique used in the golden age of singing.
Peter Feuchtwanger was a member of the jury of many international piano competitions and Vice President of EPTA UK (European Piano Teachers' Association).
He was Professor and Vice president of the Internationaler Akademie für musikalische Bildung e.V. and was visiting Professor at the Mozarteum in Salzburg.
From 1967 until his death in London in 2016, he gave master classes throughout the world.
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This master class is suitable for pianists with a wide range of abilities, from the competent amateur to the professional pianist with concert experience.
Pupils taking entrance examinations, university students and piano teachers are all welcome. Those suffering from discomfort or pain arising from the approach to technique will find the master class particularly beneficial.
Classes are held in the recently-opened Gisela Sick Education Centre, which is disabled-accessible.