The Sarasota Music Archive presents The Art of Piano Playing Summer Series: Insightful Commentary and Performances by Professional Pianists
June 17 - Monumental Beethoven with pianists Tom Purviance and Joseph Holt. Celebrate Beethoven’s 250th anniversary with insights and performances of two major Beethoven piano sonatas.
July 8 - Two Pianists, Four Hands, and Only One Piano with Gail Berenson and Charles Turon. Explore the joys and challenges of playing duets.
August 5 - Chopin, Bellini and Bel Canto. Presented by George Kern and Sarah Arneson.
August 19 - Master Class: Rollins College Students and Professor George Kern. Talented piano students of Dr. Gloria Cook will perform and receive comments from a recently retired professor at the Mozarteum Academy in Salzburg, Austria.
September 2 - Jazz in Ravel and Stravinsky's Piano Music with George Kern. The influence of jazz at the begining of the 20th century.
September 30 - The Checkered Career of the Versatile Pianist with Sylvia Eckes, Lee Ross, Gail Ofterdinger-Ledgister and other Professional Pianists. A panel discussion of various professional jobs pianists do throughout their careers.
Sponsored by the Sarasota Music Archive.