Gratitude from the Frances Clark Center Team

As we continue the season of gratitude and giving, we pay tribute to piano teachers from around the country who are transforming the lives of their students. Students, parents, and colleagues are honoring piano teachers from their communities as part of the “Power of a Piano Teacher” campaign. We welcome you to celebrate your own teacher by sharing a tribute with us and donating to The Frances Clark Center.

The Frances Clark Center staff at NCKP 2023: The Piano Conference.

During this holiday season, we want to take a moment to extend our deepest thanks for your incredible support of The Frances Clark Center this past year.

Your dedication to the power of music has been pivotal in our ability to provide quality resources and programs for piano teaching and learning. This season, we reflect on the impact your support has had in shaping a brighter future for piano educators and students worldwide.

Thank you for being an essential part of our journey. Your continued support means the world to us.

Wishing you a joyous holiday season!

Warm regards,

The Frances Clark Center Team

The Marvin Blickenstaff Institute for Teaching Excellence

In 2023, the Frances Clark Center established the Marvin Blickenstaff Institute for Teaching Excellence in honor of his legacy as a pedagogue. This division of The Frances Clark Center encompasses inclusive teaching programs, teacher education, courses, performance, advocacy, publications, research, and resources that support excellence in piano teaching and learning. To learn more about the Institute, please visit this page.

We extend a heartfelt invitation to join us in commemorating Marvin Blickenstaff’s remarkable contributions by making a donation in his honor. Your generous contribution will help us continue his inspiring work and uphold the standards of excellence in piano teaching and learning for generations to come. To make a meaningful contribution, please visit our donation page today. Thank you for being a part of this legacy.


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