Everything you always wanted to know about the PIANO
but were afraid to ask!
Steinway Artist Susan Merdinger and Dr. Svetlana Belsky.
Feb. 2: Competitions
Feb. 16: Collaboration
Feb. 23: Re-broadcast of Beethoven with Merdinger and Kaler
Mar. 01: Contemporary Music with Special Guest, Grammy-nominated Composer, Professor of Composition, Ilya Levinson
Mar. 08: BREAK
Mar.15: Temporarily Suspended due to COVID-19 Pandemic
June 7: Technology in Music-Making: Steinway Spirio, iPad and ForScore, PageFlip, midi-keyboards, microphones, speakers, recording devices, Software for editing, mastering, graphic design, website design, video promos.
September 13: Musicianship and Technique
September 20: Piano Pedagogy: Nurturing and Mentoring Piano Students, Young and Old. Special Guest: Dr. Soo Lee
September 27: American Music and Musicians
October 4: Women in Music: Special Guests TBA.
October 11: Interpretation, Performance Practice
October 18: Solo Piano Repertoire
November 1: Sight-Reading and Memorization
November 8: Music Marketing and Role of Commercially released Recordings- with Guest Artist Alan Kryszak, Composer and Filmmaker November 15: Playing in an Orchestra- with Guest Artist, Marta Szublowska, Violinist, Concert Mistress of the Missouri Symphony
November 22: Early Music with Grammy-nominated Harpsichordist, Jory Vinokour
November 29: Concertos and Conductors - Special Guest, Mina Zikri, Conductor, Music Director of the Northbrook Symphony Orchestra and the Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago
December 13: All about Piano with Guest Pianist Jeffrey Biegel
December 29: The Making of a Concert Artist with Violinist David Yonan
January 4, 2021: Year in Review with Susan and Svetlana
January 10, 2021: Balancing Solo and Orchestra Careers with Family with Guest Violinist Marta Szlubowska.