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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Yoga for PIanists

Guest Blog :: Fitness for Pianists

You may not be aware of this, but a major part of Pastimes for a Lifetime‘s piano curriculum provides vital tips…

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Colors of Winter Reception

Music Scene :: SFV Arts & Cultural Center • The Colors of Winter Reception

December 12, 2016 Art, Blog, Piano 4 Comments

On Sunday, December 11, 2016 two of Pastimes for a Lifetime‘s advanced piano students had the privilege of performing at the…

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2016 Fall Piano Concert

Music Scene :: 2016 Fall Student Piano Concert

On Sunday, November 13, 2016 at Theta Sound Studios, Burbank, proud piano teacher Linda Wehrli hosted her annual Fall Student Piano…

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Dr. Stephen Pierce

Music Scene :: Stephen Pierce Student Master Class

November 6, 2016 Blog, Piano, Uncategorized 4 Comments

It was a treat to attend our CAPMT chapter’s Master Class with renowned pianist and instructor, Stephen Pierce on Sunday afternoon,…

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Vladimir Horowitz, Music History Blog, Pastimes for a Lifetime

Music History 101 :: Vladimir Horowitz

August 4, 2016 Blog, Featured, Piano 4 Comments

Did you know Vladimir Horowitz is considered one of the greatest pianist of the 20th century? I was ashamed that I…

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Interview with Internationally Acclaimed Concert Pianist, Jura Margulis

At a Classical Encounters home concert last year, I was blown away by the solo piano performances of virtuoso, Jura Margulis….

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