Northwest Georgia Piano Pedagogy Symposium
Shorter University, Rome, GA
September 28 – 29, 2012
Dr. Jane Magrath
Dr. Jane Magrath is well known as an author, clinician, and pianist. Her book The Pianist's Guide to Standard Teaching and Performance Literature has become a classic reference work for pianists throughout the country, and Magrath's work in the area of the standard classical teaching literature has been central to the current revival of interest in this music throughout the U.S. She currently has more than thirty-five volumes published with Alfred Publishing, and her music editions are used widely throughout the U.S. and abroad.
Dr. Magrath is frequently in demand as a clinician and teacher, and during the last twenty years has performed and given presentations in over forty states including Alaska, and on three continents. Her workshops and master classes have drawn international acclaim.
Dr. Maurice Hinson
Dr. Maurice Hinson is professor of piano in the School of Church Music at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, where he teaches graduate courses in piano literature, piano pedagogy, chamber music and private piano instruction. Dr. Hinson is the author of ten books, including Guide to the Pianist's Repertoire and numerous articles. He is also the editor of over seventy editions of piano music for Alfred, Belwin-Mills, Boosey & Hawkes, European American and Hinshaw Publishers. Dr. Hinson is the founding editor of the Journal of the American Liszt Society, past editor for The American Music Teacher, and contributing editor for The Piano Quarterly.
Dr. Hinson has been honored by each school he attended and all the professional organizations to which he belongs. Recently he was awarded the Liszt Commemorative Medal by the Hungarian Government for his research on the music of Franz Liszt. He has given recitals, lectures and master classes on five continents and in forty-eight states.
Friday, September 28, 2012
6:30 – 7:15 pm
Brookes Chapel, Shorter University - Pre-recital lecture – Dr. Maurice Hinson
Symposium recital – Dr. Jerico Vasquez, piano - featuring works by Beethoven, Debussy and Rachmaninov
Saturday, September 29, 2012
8:00 – 8:45 am
Arnold Art Gallery, Shorter University – Breakfast reception
9:00 – 10:15 am
Brookes Chapel – Opening Lecture – Dr. Jane Magrath – “Classical Piano Teaching Literature: Outside the Box”
10:30 – 11:45 am
Brookes Chapel – Mid-morning Lecture – Dr. Maurice Hinson – “Piano Repertoire for Developing Technique and Musicianship”
12:00 – 12:50 pm
12:55 – 2:30 pm
Alfred Showcase – Presented by Dr. Jane Magrath and Dr. Maurice Hinson
2:45 – 4:00 pm
Brookes Chapel – Piano Masterclass – Dr. Jane Magrath
Brookes Chapel – Panel Discussion – “Let us Answer Your Questions”
4:30 – 5:00 pm
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Dr. Rebekah Jordan-Miller
Mail this form and boxed lunch payment to:
Dr. Rebekah Jordan-Miller
315 Shorter Avenue
Rome, GA 30165
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This symposium is FREE for any music teacher that may be interested in attending!
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