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2024 FESTIVAL

Taubman Festival 2024

SCHEDULE

Montclair State University

Leshowitz Recital Hall, Cali School of Music

 

SATURDAY, June 22, 2024

8:30 – 9:00 am LOBBY REGISTRATION

9:00 – 9:10 am Welcome (Witten & Tammam)

9:10 – 9:45 Video: A Dorothy Taubman Master Class – Chopin Barcarolle Op. 60

First Showing at the Festival

9:45 – 10:25 Jackie Herbein – Supporting Your Piano Technique with

Whole Body   Coordination. Part 1

10:30 – 11:15   Sondra Tammam – “In Performance – What You Need is Often Invisible”

With Examples from repertoire

11:15- Noon Nancy Modell - Open Suzuki Lessons- Late Beginner-Intermediate Repertoire Part 1  

Noon – 1 pm     LUNCH BREAK Bring Your Lunch

12:30-1 pm Optional Roundtable -Tips, Toys and Tools for the Teacher

1:00 – 1:50       David Witten – Jacob Nicolai Helmann, Dorothy Taubman’s Teacher

1:50-2:00       Interlude With Questions from ZOOM and ‘Live” Audience

 

2:00 - 2:20       Dragica Curcic- Approaching Beginner Repertoire with a Student

2:20 – 3:00      David Witten – Preparing for a College Audition  (or Masterclass)

3:00-3:30      Sondra Tammam – Masterclass

3:30-4:00       BREAK

4:00 -5:30      FEI-FEI Solo Recital: Live in Leshowitz Recital Hall

 

 

SUNDAY, June 23, 2024

 

8:30 – 9:00 am LOBBY REGISTRATION

9:00 – 9:10am Welcome (Witten & Tammam)

9:15 – 9:45 Video: A Dorothy Taubman Master Class – Debussy Estampes -Pagaodes

First Showing at the Taubman Festival

9:45 – 10:25 Jackie Herbein – Supporting Your Piano Technique with

Whole Body   Coordination. Part 2

10:30-11 Nancy Modell- - Open Suzuki Lessons- Late Beginner-Intermediate Repertoire Part 1   Part 2 

11:00 -Noon Ben Steinhardt – Help! My Fourth Finger Feels Weak!

 

Noon- – 1 pm LUNCH BREAK  Bring Your Lunch

12:30-1 pm Optional Roundtable Discussion Tips, Toys and Tools for the Teacher

1:00 – 2:15 Fei Fei Masterclass – 2 Performers

            2:15-2:40 Sondra Tammam “It Takes Very Little to Get a Symptom”

            Hands-on Audience Participation with their repertoire questions.

5 minute Interlude

            2:45- 3:15 David Witten Masterclass

3:15 – 3:35 Dragica Curcic Approaching Beginner Repertoire with a Student

3:35-4:00       BREAK

4:00 -5:30   Solo Recital: Live in Leshowitz Recital Hall

2 Winners of the Phillip Kawin Memorial Scholarship Award and Nozomi Yamaguchi Memorial Scholarship Award

 

5:30- – 5:45     FACULTY AND STAFF – Farewell Remarks & CONCLUSION

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