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Patsy Toh Masterclass

Sunday 3 October 2021  3pm – 5.30pm

For further details and booking please contact [email protected]

Chinese-born pianist Patsy Toh has taught at the Royal Academy of Music since 1975, and became a Fellow in 1995. Patsy was born in Shanghai in 1940 and, at the age of 8, she won first prize in the Hong Kong Music Competition and in 1952 at the age of 12 she came went to study at Westonbrirt School in England and entered the Royal Academy of Music at 16. Having won the Royal Overseas League Competition in Patsy was awarded a scholarship to study withYvonne Lefébure at the Paris Conservatoire, where she won a Premier Prix. She also studied with Alfred Cortot, Dame Myra Hess, and Aube Tzerko (a pupil of Artur Schnabel). She has often performed as a pianist in Europe, China, and the Americas and taught as a professor of piano at the Royal Academy of Music the Purcell School for Young Musicians. Patsy Toh is a regular visiting professor to music conservatories in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore, and has taught at Yehudi Menuhin Schools. Patsy was married to the legendary Chineese pianist Fou Ts’ong.