Latest Blog Entries

  • So Where Are the Lady Beethovens Anyhow?

    So Where Are the Lady Beethovens Anyhow?

    At the next formal meeting of the AAAPTG (April 21, 9:30 a.m.), Performers Group members will be highlighting a collection devoted to women composers acquired by the University of Michigan music library in the early 80’s which has recently been …Read More »
  • 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 »

Upcoming Public Events

  • Student Recital

    Student Recital

    Sunday, May 15th, 2016

    Students of all levels and ages will enjoy this non-competitive recital experience in a professional venue.

    Please note that memorization is required, except for ensemble pieces. To register, email Yangwei Situ at and include:

    • Name of piece, key, opus and composer’s full name
    • Name of student, age and level
    • Exact duration of the piece

  • Seminar (rescheduled from April 28)

    Thursday, May 19th, 2016

    Guild members only.

    Please note that there had been a change in subject for this seminar:

    Teaching Resources: Bring a teaching resource you like (ex.: improv. books, sight reading books, “pupil saver” pieces, etc.) and/or books (fiction and non) you have found inspiring for your musical life.

  • Leif Ove Andsness, Piano

    Friday, November 11th, 2016

    The celebrated Norwegian pianist will play works by Sibelius, Beethoven, Debussy and Chopin.

    For more detailed information go to