Latest Blog Entries

  • Chamber Masterclass with the Lincoln Trio (Recap)

    Chamber Masterclass with the Lincoln Trio (Recap)

    In cooperation with Great Lakes Performing Artists Associates (GLPAA), the Lincoln Trio visited Kerrytown last weekend (Nov. 21-22, 2015) for a Saturday afternoon performance and for a masterclass (Sunday) featuring young musicians from local studios. Listening to the students playing was …Read More »
  • Halloween Hoot Recital

    Halloween Hoot Recital

    The annual Halloween Hoot Recital took place on Sunday, November 1 at Kerrytown, and was enjoyed by an appreciative audience of parents, other relatives, friends and teachers.  There were 14 performers playing solos and/or duets with titles that fit the theme such …Read More »
  • Piano Maestro: App as an Incentive Plan for Better Lesson Prep

    If you need an incentive for beginning and early intermediate students to come prepared to lessons, and you’d like to help them improve sight reading, rhythm and ensemble skills, Piano Maestro is worth a look.  For one thing, it’s free …Read More »
  • Heidi Cowan – 2015 AAAPTG Teacher of the Year!

    Heidi Cowan, an MMTA certified teacher of piano, maintains an independent piano studio in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She performs with her husband Bruce Cowan as a Clarinet/Piano Duo, and is also an active accompanist for MSBOA’s Solo and Ensemble competitions …Read More »

Upcoming Public Events

  • Sonata and Sonatina Festival

    Saturday, February 13th, 2016

    Auditions : For more information, please contact Patricia Minnick by phone at 734-462-4403, or by mail at pminnick@schoolcraft.edu

  • András Schiff: The Last Sonatas - 1

    András Schiff: The Last Sonatas - 1

    Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

    Presented by UMS. Master pianist, Sir András Schiff, will give three concerts featuring the final sonatas by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert. Ann Arbor is one of only six cities in North America to present the entire project! For the concert programs, click here. To order tickets for 2/16, click here.

  • Sir András Schiff: The Last Sonatas - 2

    Thursday, February 18th, 2016

    Presented by UMS. The second of three concerts featuring the final sonatas by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert. For concert programs, click here. To order tickets for 2/18, click here.

  • Sonata and Sonatina Festival

    Friday, February 19th, 2016

    Honors Recital

    For further information, please contact:

    Patricia Minnick by phone at 734-462-4403, or by mail at pminnick@schoolcraft.edu

  • SATD

    Saturday, February 20th, 2016

    This year, the SATD will be conducted on one day only.

    For more information, contact Gail Davis Barnes, SATD Chair, at gdb540@earthlink.net

  • Sir András Schiff: The Last Sonatas - 3

    Saturday, February 20th, 2016

    Presented by UMS. The last of three concerts featuring the final sonatas by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert. PLEASE NOTE the change in venue and time! For concert programs, click here. To order tickets for 2/20, click here.

  • AAAPTG Foundation Awards Auditions

    Saturday, March 12th, 2016

    Students of AAAPTG members may compete for monetary awards at elementary, intermediate and high school levels.