with adult learners in the music studio requires specialized skills and
knowledge of adult attributes. This workshop will explore adult
learning theory, assumptions, philosophy, motivation, psychosocial, and
physical characteristics at various stages of the adult lifespan.
Together, we will learn how to apply this knowledge, in the private and
group studio, to facilitate meaningful music making and skill
acquisition at any stage in the adult lifespan.
Pamela D. Pike
is the Barineau Professor of Piano Pedagogy at Louisiana State
University. Author of over three dozen scholarly articles and Dynamic
Group-Piano Teaching: Transforming Group Theory into Teaching Practice
(Routledge), Pike is also Editor-in-Chief of the Piano Magazine.
She is an award-winning teacher, including the 2019 LSU Distinguished
Faculty Teaching Award, and has presented teaching workshops throughout
Free for those enrolled in the NSMS pedagogy course.
Free for subscribers of the Piano Magazine (join now).
The Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy,
a not-for-profit educational institution (501c3) located in Kingston,
New Jersey, serves pianists and teachers through its three divisions:
The National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy, the Piano Magazine, and The New School for Music Study.
You're Invited - Crescendo Competitions in PA! We are delighted to announce that Crescendo International Youth Music Competition 2019-is now open for registration. Students can audition for either competition with one piece on any musical instrument. More detailed information is available on the website at https://www.crescendocompetition.org/international-competition/main. For additional inquiries pertaining to Auditions in Pennsylvania, you can text Olga Bondarchuk-Huque at 267-334-2729 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Crescendo International Youth Music Competitions in Pennsylvania: Auditions
in Pennsylvania for Crescendo International Youth Music Competition
(ages 5-21) will be held at the following locations and dates:
Winner's recitals (second round) will be held in Carnegie Hall in January - February 2020. The award system includes monetary rewards for students and teachers. Auditions
in Pennsylvania for Little Mozarts International Music Competition
(ages 3-14) will be held at the following locations and dates: March 29, 2020 at Jacobs Music in Doylestown April 5, 2020 at Jacobs Music in West Chester. Winners’ Recitals will be held in Carnegie Hall in Spring 2020. All participants must be registered online at https://crescendoregistration.org/login Participants may apply for auditions as many times as they like. One composition is considered one entry. For
auditions, one selection of Baroque, Classical, Romantic or Modern work
must be chosen and performed from memory. Arrangements, simplified
editions, popular music and/or non-classical music from method books
will not be accepted.
Please note that the audition format doesn't permit the presence of parents, or teachers. Deadline for auditions applications is 7 days prior to the audition date. We welcome Crescendo to Pennsylvania and are looking forward to making new friends! Best, Olga Bondarchuk-Huque Director of Crescendo International Competitions in Pennsylvania