The Art of Playing Piano Series

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The Art of Playing the Piano:  Four piano professionals will discuss various features of piano playing

June 12 - "Not Your Mama's Music Lessons: Piano Instruction in the 21st Century,” Gail Berenson, Professor Emerita, Ohio University, past-president of the Music Teachers National Association

July 10 – “The Influence of Singing and the Human Voice on Piano Playing - Tom Purviance, Adjunct Faculty, State College, Private Studio, Sarasota

August 14 – “Styles of Piano Playing Since 1900 with Examples from Historical and Contemporary Recordings," Sylvia Eckes, Professor Emerita, Ohio University, President, Edvard Grieg Society of America

September 18 – “Water Music for Piano With Music Examples of  Liszt, Brahms, Schubert, Debussy and Ravel,” George Kern, Professor of Piano, Mozarteum Academy, Salzburg Austria, Private Studio, Palmetto, FL

Sponsored by the Sarasota Music Archive and Friends of the Selby Public Library.