Berkeley Seminar Friday, November 10 - Sunday, November 12, 2017

The Golandsky Institute presents its 14th annual Berkeley Seminar.

Location: Berkeley Piano Club in Berkeley, California.

For more information, email questions to faculty member Elizabeth Swarthout, eswarthout1@gmail.com. Or call her at 510-215-1647.

Register: Visit the seminar's website directly, golandskyinstituteberkeleyseminar.org.

Faculty for Berkeley Seminar: John Bloomfield, Mary Moran, Elizabeth Swarthout, Marc Steiner, Debbie Poryes

DATE TIME DESCRIPTION
Friday, November 10 9 AM - 1 PM

Observed Private Lessons

Located in two private studios.

1 PM

Lunch

2:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Observed Private Lessons

Located in two private studios.

Saturday, November 11 8:45 AM

Check In

9 AM

Exploring Bach’s Fugues: Challenges and Strategies

With John Bloomfield

10:00 AM

Coffee Break

10:15 AM

Solving Technical Problems in Beethoven’s Pathetique Sonata With the Taubman Approach

With Mary Moran

She will discuss broken octaves, leaps, trills, voicing chords and slow playing in the first movement.

11:00 AM

The Challenges of Playing in Front of the Body

With Marc Steiner

11:30 AM

Technique Clinic 

With John Bloomfield

12 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM

Technical and Musical Issues Related to Playing Faure’s First Nocturne, Op. 33, No. 1

With Elizabeth Swarthout

2:15 PM

Master Classes 

With John Bloomfield, Mary Moran and Marc Steiner

3:45 PM

Break

4 PM

Teaching Elementary Students How to Release Long Fingers

With Mary Moran

4:45 PM

Playing, Teaching and Enjoying ‘Little B’s Poem’, a 1960s jazz tune by Bobby Hutcherson

With Debbie Poryes

5:30 PM

End

Sunday, November 12 9 AM

Observed Private Lessons

Located in two private studios.

10 AM

Q & A

With John Bloomfield

OR

With Mary Moran

11 AM

Observed Private Lessons

OR

Master Class and Pedagogy Workshop for Children and Teens

With Mary Moran

Please contact Amy Brookes (aimsta.b@gmail.com) by November 1st to request lessons for your students, and include the full name, age and piece for each student.

Register: Visit the seminar's website directly, golandskyinstituteberkeleyseminar.org

Private lessons are charged separately, but lesson observations on Friday and Sunday are included in the Saturday seminar fee.

Berkeley Seminar

DATES

Friday, November 10 - Sunday, November 12, 2017

REGISTRATION FEE

$200

REGISTER