Pianoforte maestro Stephen Priestley will be playing in the Atelier Gallery, performing classical pieces and requests, throughout the day on Saturday from 11.00 am. Various other musicians will intersperse his recitals. Born in Hong Kong in 1966, he started music lessons aged five, with piano being an abiding passion all his life. He has performed in a variety of settings in Germany, USA and England; latterly as the resident pianist at the Grand and Clifton Hotels in Folkestone. As well as playing an extensive repertoire of piano music, he also enjoys singing and accompanying himself in classical pieces as well as contemporary and popular music. Whilst he trained as a classical pianist, and plays an extensive repertoire from a diverse range of composers, such as Scarlatti, Bach, Chopin, Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert and Liszt, amongst others, he also plays a plethora of contemporary/modern music, including Italian and Spanish ballads, film music, ragtime, and perform “pop” music, such as Elton John and Neil Diamond.