Leonardo Barilaro Interview by Pastimes for a Lifetime

Interview : Leonardo Barilaro

When perusing Instagram before going to bed each night, I enjoy checking the latest posts by artists and musicians who I…

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Pastimes for a Lifetime May 2018 Student Piano Concert

Music Scene :: 2018 Spring Student Piano Concert

June 5, 2018 Uncategorized 4 Comments

On Sunday, May 20, 2018, at the beautiful Unitarian Universalist Church of Studio City, founder and piano instructor, Linda Wehrli of Pastimes for a…

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Pastimes for a Lifetime Piano Students Perform at the Downtown Burbank Arts Festival

Music Scene :: Piano Student Gig DTBUR Arts Festival

This year, Pastimes for a Lifetime replaced its Annual Student Art Showcase booth with its first ever Piano Student Gig at…

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Steven Vanhauwaert interview with Pastimes for a Lifetime

Interview : Steven Vanhauwaert

March 19, 2018 Blog, Piano, Uncategorized 4 Comments

I first learned of pianist, Steven Vanhauwaert quite by accident! Back in January 2018, my longtime friend and music collaborator, cellist…

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John Salmon

Music Scene :: Dr. John Salmon Piano Concert

My hubby, Barry Wehrli and I were counting the days until our beloved friend and esteemed colleague, Dr. John Salmon arrived…

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Classical Underground Performers

Music Scene :: Classical Underground 10th Season Opening

October 13, 2017 Blog, Piano 5 Comments

I first learned about the eclectic Music and Art Series, Classical Underground from a longtime former art student. I also had the…

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Benjamin Krasner

Music Scene :: Pianist Benjamin Krasner

As a subscriber, I look forward to receiving concert notices from Classical Encounters. To be honest, I’ve been attending Master Classes…

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Morten Lauridsen

Music Scene :: Lux Aeterna 20th Anniversary

June 18, 2017 Blog, Featured, Piano 0 Comments

My dear friend and longtime chamber music partner, celllist Caroline C. treated me to tickets to the 20th Anniversary of Morten…

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Alessandro Vena

Interview :: Pianist Alessandro Vena

Back in July 2014, I had the pleasure of interviewing pianist Alessandro Vena about the release of his fifth recording for…

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Federico Mompou

Music History 101 • Federico Mompou

If I were asked to name off famous pianists and composers, I would list classics like Mozart, Chopin, Bach, etc. After asking…

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