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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 am     Video: A Dorothy Taubman Master Class -
Chopin Barcarolle Op. 60 
                               First Showing at the Festival
9:45 - 10:25 am   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 pm      David Witten - Jacob Nicolai Helmann, Dorothy Taubman's                                         Teacher
1:50 - 2:00 pm     Interlude With Questions from ZOOM and "Live" Audience
2:00 - 2:20 pm    Dragica Curcic - Approaching Beginner Repertoire with a                                           Student
2:20 - 3:00 pm    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


 

Taubman Festival 2024
Schedule

Montclair State University
Leshowitz Recital Hall, Cali School of Music

Sunday, June 23, 2024


8:30 - 9:00 am   Lobby Registration
9:00 - 9:10 am    Welcome (Witten & Tammam)
9:10 - 9:45 am     Video: A Dorothy Taubman Master Class - Debussy Estampes -                                  Pagodes
First Showing at the Taubman Festival
9:45 - 10:25 am   Jackie Herbein - Supporting Your Piano Technique with Whole                                 Body Coordination, Part 2
10:30 - 11 am       Nancy Modell - Open Suzuki Lessons - Late Beginner -                                                 Intermediate Repertoire Part 1 Part 2
11 - Noon            Ben Steinhardt - Help! My Fourth Finger Feels Weak!

Noon - 1 pm        LUNCH BREAK Bring Your Lunch
12:30 - 1 pm         Optional Roundtable - Tips, Toys, and Tools for the Teacher
1:00 - 2:15 pm      Fei-Fei Masterclass - 2 Performers
2:15 - 2:40 pm     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 pm    David Witten Masterclass
3:15 - 3:35 pm    Dragica Curcic Approaching Beginner Repertoire with a Student
3:35 - 4:00 pm  BREAK
4:00 - 5:30 pm  Solo Recital: Live in Leshowitz Recital Hall
                              2 winners of the Philip Kawin Memorial Scholarship Award and                                 Nozomi Yamaguchi Memorial Scholarship Award
5:30 - 5:45 pm   Faculty & Staff - Farewell Remarks & Conclusion
           

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