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Monday, July 12th, 9:30 am

Ingrid Clarfield: The Road to Technical and Stylistic Mastery

This workshop examines the essential elements of building a solid technique that leads to greater musicality and stylistic awareness. Attention will be given on how to achieve the correct sound that will result in desired musical purpose. An overview of the stylistic traits of the musical periods will be presented as they relate to how a student learns and polishes his repertoire for performance. Repertoire and exercises will be demonstrated from elementary through advanced levels.

Tuesday, July 13th, 9:30 am

Ingrid Clarfield: The Road to Chopin: From Method Book to First Chopin Pieces (program change)

Your student is dying to play the Minute Waltz or Nocturne in Eb, but she's still in Book 3 of her method book! How do you get her there? In this session, teachers will discover repertoire that will prepare students for the technical and musical challenges they will encounter in their first Chopin pieces. The session will include a teaching demonstration of some of Chopin's easier works.

Wednesday, July 14th, 9:30 am

Jenny Lin: The 11th Finger

Expanding the piano "technique" in the 21st century. Making music accessible by understanding the skills needed for contemporary music performance.

Wednesday, July 14th, 11:00 am

Paul Roberts: Music and the Mind's Eye

"Music portrays everything, even those objects that are purely visible. By means of almost inconceivable powers it seems to give the ear eyes." Paul Roberts seeks to test this Rousseau maxim in a presentation and performance of works by Liszt and Debussy.

Thursday, July 15th, 9:30 am

Hans Boepple: Preparing For Performance

Techniques from a master teacher for building strong audition, competition, and performance skills.

Saturday, July 17th, 9:30 am

Ann Chang: Classics 101

A lecture recital guaranteed to ignite discussion on performance practices of the Classic masters with examples from Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert.

All lectures will occur in Miller Hall, World Forestry Center. See Schedule for more information.












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