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  • This Week in Piano History: Death of Dame Myra Hess | November 25, 1965

    This Week in Piano History: Death of Dame Myra Hess | November 25, 1965

    THIS WEEK IN PIANO HISTORY, we remember Dame Myra Hess, a British pianist who died on November 25, 1965. Hess rose to fame due to her lunchtime concerts in London during World War II and later became Dame of the British Empire (DBE) in 1941 in recognition of her outstanding musical achievements. Hess was the […]


  • Have at It, Kid! | Honoring Ed Turley

    Have at It, Kid! | Honoring Ed Turley

    We believe passionately that piano teachers change the world through their dedication to students and communities. Our Power of a Piano Teacher campaign shares personal tributes to document the extraordinary contributions of piano teachers. We welcome you to celebrate your teacher and share your tribute with us by making a donation to the Frances Clark Center via this form. Together, we […]


  • This Week in Piano History: Birth of Jorge Bolet | November 15, 1914

    This Week in Piano History: Birth of Jorge Bolet | November 15, 1914

    This week, we celebrate the birth of Jorge Bolet, born on November 15, 1914 in Havana, Cuba. Bolet was a Cuban-American pianist whose impressive technical and expressive powers made him a champion of the music of Franz Liszt. Bolet began his studies with his sister Maria. From a very early age, Bolet was captivated by […]


  • Book Review: Every Good Boy Does Fine by Jeremy Denk

    Book Review: Every Good Boy Does Fine by Jeremy Denk

    Book reviews in each issue of the Piano Magazine provide readers with a sneak peek inside the latest publications on piano teaching, performing, and learning. The Autumn 2022 Piano Magazine review of Every Good Boy Does Fine by Jeremy Denk will have you running to your local bookstore to buy a copy. Fans of Denk […]


  • From Massachusetts to Hawaii | Honoring Our Teachers

    From Massachusetts to Hawaii | Honoring Our Teachers

    As we enter the season of gratitude and giving, we pay tribute to piano teachers from around the country who are transforming the lives of their students. From Massachusetts to Hawaii, students, parents, and colleagues are honoring piano teachers from their communities as part of the “Power of a Piano Teacher” campaign. The teachers featured […]


  • This Week in Piano History: Ignacy Jan Paderewski Resigns from Polish Prime Minister Position | November 27, 1919

    This Week in Piano History: Ignacy Jan Paderewski Resigns from Polish Prime Minister Position | November 27, 1919

    THIS WEEK IN PIANO HISTORY, we reflect upon the resignation of Ignacy Jan Paderewski as Prime Minister of Poland on November 27,1919.1 An important pianist, composer, and statesman, Paderewski’s influence and legacy in Polish culture and early twentieth-century politics is undeniable. Paderewski was born in Kursk, Podolia, which is now part of Ukraine. He had […]


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