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Memorization in Piano class

  When it comes to memorization in Piano class, it might turn for some younger students to a nightmare. Commonly they would not encounter a stumbling problem in memorization of easy “one-line” pieces and rely on the repetitions, effortlessly remembering the … Continue reading

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“Jig” and Britain

My recent season’s “Chamber Recitals of the French Baroque Music,” in conjunction with Oglethorpe University Museum of Arts’ exhibition of “French Master Drawings and Sculpture from the Schlossberg Collection,” compelled me to explore the roots of the French Suite dances … Continue reading

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The 2010 MTNA Conference : Rediscovering Chopin—Questions, questions…

The MTNA conference in Albuquerque featured Rediscovering Chopin sessions in the Preconference Pedagogy Saturday (March 20, 2010). Originally from a foreign country (Russia), which emphasized and promoted any kind of arts and music with revolutionary ideas, I have been introduced … Continue reading

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The 13th WPPC

Article submitted by AMTA member, Raisa Isaacs for AMTA Newsletter ( Ms. Isaacs was a member of the jury in the final round of the 3rd Pianovision International Competition in Sonata category The 13th WORLD Piano Pedagogy Conference was held on … Continue reading

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My Summer in Regensburg

This summer I attended the “Summer in Regensburg” International Music Academy in Regensburg, Germany. The Academy provides two weeks of intense music-making and study to classical pianists and string players from around the world. As a pianist, the Academy provided … Continue reading

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