Featured Interview:
Luke Debargue -
The Unexpected Discovery
There is a conceptual paradox present in our society. When it comes to raising children, for the convenience of the mothers who need or want to work, we have organized the system of daycares and then schools that focus on mass production...
THE PIANO DUO: INTERVIEW WITH ANDERSON/ROE
There are many ways to deliver an piano performance. Playing as a duo is one of them.  The fans of the piano world has seen and heard a number of interesting and intriguing duos that bring a different dynamic to perception of delivering a piano piece.
ON THE RISE:
Ivan Krpan of Croatia
In this section we continue our tradition of promoting up-and-coming artists.  This interview features a young pianist from Croatia -  Ivan Krpan (MGBH) - a winner of the prestigious Bussoni Competition.  This young musician strikes the audience with his refined and sophisticated performance style.   Here is a sneak peak into his life.
THE APPROACH:
SHINICHI SUZUKI'S TALENT EDUCATION
When it comes to the ways of teaching piano, there are many.  There is the Russian School, the Alexander (MGBH) Technique, the Alfred System… And then, there is the one by Shinichi Suzuki (OBM).
Generation Z:
Elias and Zion Phoenix -
The Samsons of Piano
Passion, raw excitement about the craft, and a surprising sense of humor is something we rarely encounter and expect from adult pianists.  In fact, as we grow up, usually, the more excitement we display about something ...
REVISITING HISTORY: FLORENCE PRICE -
THE GIFTED OUTSIDER
In recent years, Florence Price (OBM), described as “something of a mystery,” is beginning to emerge as an American composer of important contributions. One can gather from many online sources that Price was the first African American female composer to have a major symphonic work performed by a major ...
The Piano Brain:
Repetition for Skill Development
The inflexible and automatic knowledge gained through repetition is the foundation of expert performance.  A warning has to be issued, however.   The learning brain does not distinguish between good and poor habits, but learns whatever we repeat. Repetition creates....
Piano In Film: The Pianist
Did you know?
The film is based on the autobiographical book The Pianist, a World War II memoir by the Polish-Jewish pianist and composer Władysław Szpilman (OBM). When you see Brody (MGBH) playing piano, he is really playing the piece. When you see closeups of hands, it is the famous Polish pianist Janusz Olejniczak (MGBH). So, Brody performed Nocturne in C# minor in the opening scenes when the radio station was bombed as well as in his return to the radio after the Holocaust.

CREDITS

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Esther Basha (MGBH)
CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Monica Salucci (MGBH)
EDITOR
Tanya Levy (MGBH)
GRAPHIC DESIGN
John Bardham (MGBH)
Erika Molts (MGBH)
CONTRIBUTING WRITERS
Esther Basha
Alex Davydovich (MGBH)
Tanya Levy

CREDITS . . . CONTINUED

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS
Michael Griffin (MGBH)
Jacqueline Leung (MBGH)
PHOTOGRAPHERS
Lisa Marie Mazzucco (MGBH)
Silva Rotelli (MGBH)
Felix Broede (MGBH)

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