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Welcome to PianoInspires.com

The digital gathering space for the Frances Clark Center community.

Introducing the Piano Inspires Podcast

Tune into our inaugural episode to join Karen Zorn, President of Longy School of Music, and Jennifer Snow, CEO of the Frances Clark Center, as they discuss advocacy, leadership, and the future of music as a transformative force in the world.

Introducing Piano Inspires Kids!

A Magazine for Young Pianists that contains engaging content for piano students, offers a space for student-created ideas and submissions, and provides the teacher with activities and curricular materials for use in teaching. Visit the website!

Piano Magazine • winter 2023-2024 • Volume 15 • No 4

The Winter 2023-2024 Piano Magazine issue is now available!

Celebrating collegiate authors – and more


NEW! Piano Inspires Podcast:

Tune in to listen to our inaugural interview series on the transformative power of music.


NEW! Piano Inspires Discovery:

A space dedicated to inspiring the love of piano and music making through educational and inspirational content.


2024 Summer Intensive Seminars:

2024 Summer Intensive Seminars- International Literature

An International Exploration of Piano Teaching Literature

with Leah Claiborne and Luis Sanchez, Seminar Co-Leaders

Teaching Elementary Pianists

with Sara Ernst, Seminar Leader

Upcoming Events:

Inspired Piano Teaching by Marvin Blickenstaff

Inside Inspired Piano Teaching: A Conversation with Marvin Blickenstaff

with Marvin Blickenstaff, Sara Ernst, and Jennifer Snow (02/27/2024)

Tue Feb 27th 11:00am
NCKP23 Group Talking

Collegiate Connections

featuring Collegiate Group Guest Presenters

Fri Apr 26th 11:00am

Upcoming Webinars:

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Music by Black Composers from Outside the USA

with Leah Claiborne, Maria Corley, and Willliam Chapman Nyaho (03/06/2024)

Wed Mar 6th 11:00am

International Perspectives: Piano Methods from Different Corners of the World

with Yuval Admony, Rae de Lisle, and Carla Reis, with Luis Sanchez, host (04/03/2024)

Wed Apr 3rd 11:00am

Join our community. Become inspired. Teach at your full potential.

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