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Episode 4: William Chapman Nyaho

Join William Chapman Nyaho with Jennifer Snow for our next Piano Inspires Podcast as they discuss Chapman Nyaho’s rich musical history and his thoughts about the place of music in the world. https://media.blubrry.com/3232533/content.blubrry.com/3232533/JSnow_and_Nyaho_Final_Clean_for_Posting.mp3Podcast: Play in new window

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Episode 3: Leah Claiborne

Join Leah Claiborne with Craig Sale as she discusses equity and belonging in the world of classical music. https://media.blubrry.com/3232533/content.blubrry.com/3232533/Leah_Claiborne_Podcast_Processed.mp3Podcast: Play in new window

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A Valentine’s Tribute to Transformational Piano Teachers

Discovery homeSign up for email updatessubmit a question Share the love this Valentine’s Day by honoring piano teachers who are working every day to make the world more kind, inclusive, and connected through the transformational power of music. We welcome you to celebrate your own...

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Celebrating Black History Month

Discovery homeSign up for email updatessubmit a question From February 1-29, we celebrate Black History Month, a time to honor and reflect upon the remarkable music and contributions of Black people. In this Discovery Page post, we have curated a collection of Piano Inspires resources...

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Episode 2: Marvin Blickenstaff

Join Marvin Blickenstaff with Sara Ernst as he discusses his extensive career and philosophies of music education. https://media.blubrry.com/3232533/content.blubrry.com/3232533/Marvin_Blickenstaff_Audio_for_Owen_Processed_MP3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window

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Collegiate Resources

Discovery homeSign up for email updatessubmit a question Calling all collegiate students! Looking for more information about how The Frances Clark Center can help you as you navigate the early stages of your career? Look no further. In this article, we will share information and...

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Episode 1: Karen Zorn

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.  https://media.blubrry.com/3232533/content.blubrry.com/3232533/Karen_Zorn_Podcast_Audio_for_Upload.mp3Podcast: Play in new window

Press Releases

Journal of Piano Research Invites Submissions

PRESS RELEASE: 6 NOVEMBER 2023 The Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy is pleased to invite submissions for the Journal of Piano Research, a new peer-reviewed research journal. The Journal of Piano Research fills the need for a high-quality source of research articles dedicated to...

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Piano Inspires Kids Excerpt: Listening Guide for the 12 American Preludes by Ginastera

Discovery homeSign up for email updatessubmit a question The Co-Editors-in-Chief of Piano Inspires Kids, Andrea McAlister and Sara Ernst, recently answered some questions about the new magazine for young pianists. Find out more about the magazine below and go to kids.pianoinspires.com to join our community of inspired music makers!...

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5 Things to Discover about Hispanic Composers

Discovery homeSign up for email updatessubmit a question 1. Manuel Ponce was the earliest internationally successful Mexican composer of classical music. The Mexican composer Manuel María Ponce Cuéllar was musically active in the first half of the 20th century. The European-influenced Ponce was the earliest...

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Marvin Blickenstaff on Tour!

Discovery homeSign up for email updatessubmit a question Jane Magrath with Marvin Blickenstaff Over the next ten days, Marvin Blickenstaff, along with Jennifer Snow and other staff from the Frances Clark Center, will tour Colorado, Utah, and Nevada. During this tour, Marvin will present “The...

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Where can I find more resources about composers from Latin America?

Discovery homeSign up for email updatessubmit a question Latin American piano music is rich in influences, traditional dance rhythms, and unique forms, making this music exciting for students of all abilities. From September 15-October 15, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to honor and...

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The Frances Clark Center appoints Director of Institutional Engagement

PRESS RELEASE: 15 SEPTEMBER 2023 The Frances Clark Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Yeeseon Kwon as Director of Institutional Engagement. Dr. Kwon will be focused on our Young Professionals, mentorship, and opportunities for collaboration with institutions across the U.S. and internationally. Dr. Yeeseon...

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