Melanie Spanswick is a British pianist, composer, author, teacher, and adjudicator. She graduated from the Royal College of Music with a Master’s degree in Performance Studies. As an educator, Melanie has examined and adjudicated widely, and she frequently gives master classes, workshops and presentations throughout the UK and abroad (most recently in Germany, USA and the Far East). As a pianist, she has performed and broadcast worldwide, and has given recitals as a soloist, chamber musician and accompanist at many music festivals and major concert halls.
Melanie has written extensively about piano playing; she recently selected the repertoire for the Faber Music Piano Anthology (Faber Music) and her piano guidebook, So You Want To Play The Piano? (Alfred Music) has received much acclaim. Play it again: PIANO (Schott Music), a new piano course, was published during 2017/18. She is a regular contributor to Pianist magazine and Piano Professional (EPTA), and her compositions have been featured on various piano syllabuses and in publications around the world.