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Steinway Sundays with Susan and Svetlana℠


Promo Video

LIVE -STREAMING VIDEO PODCAST Started February 2, 2020.

Livestreamed on IN.LIVE

and on Facebook: Sheridan Music Studio- Livestream: https://www.facebook.com/smslivestream/

Everything you always wanted to know about the PIANO 

but were afraid to ask! 

Your Hosts: 

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.