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Academy 2021: Schedule of events

Daily private lessons
5.00 pm: Lecture demonstrations and lecture recitals
7.30 pm: Open classes

Due to international travel restrictions and the Delta variant of the Corona virus, we conducted a modified version of the Academy. The participation of invited guest artist Pierre Goy from Switzerland had to be postponed until next year. Instead, we offered a residency program to young professionals, who presented a lecture recitals and made a video of a performance at the Museum. In addition, fortepiano students received private lessons, open masterclasses, and participation in a final concert. 
Highlights of the 2021 Academy were shown in the October International Fortepiano Salon.

       Tuesday August 24           

Afternoon: Arrival and check-in for students

8.00 pm : Faculty recital at the Evelyn Weisberg Hall

Pianos by Anton Walter (replica), John Broadwood, and Conrad Graf

Audrey Axinn, Maria Rose, and Yiheng Yang

Beethoven: Bagatelles op. 33

J.L. Dussek: Sonata op. 61, Élégie harmonique

Robert Schumann: Noveletten, op. 21


Wednesday August 25

5.00 pm: Lecture-recital by Stephanie Schmidt

Square pianos and their repertoire       

    Thursday August 26         

5.00 pm: Lecture by Hilda Huang

"The politics of instrumental pedagogy"

Patricia Garcia-Gil: "Spanish women composers on the piano"

  Friday August 27           

5.00 pm: Lecture recital by Charles Metz

"Muzio Clementi: The man and his music"

Saturday August 28    

8.00pm: Student recital

     Sunday August 29            

Morning: Breakfast and Departure


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