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  • Lecture Recital to feature the music of Florence Price

    Lecture Recital to feature the music of Florence Price

      On Thursday, November 20 (10:00 am at KCH), the Guild welcomes Dr. Lia Jensen-Abbott from Albion College for a presentation entitled: Expressive Meaning in Florence Price’s Piano Sonata and Teaching Pieces. The talk will feature a full performance of Price’s impressive …Read More »
  • New Safari Method Books for Beginners Offers Outstanding Guidance for Teachers Too

    New Safari Method Books for Beginners Offers Outstanding Guidance for Teachers Too

    Last summer,I attended a ½-day workshop on a new method called Piano Safari which was created by Dr. Julie Knerr and Katherine Fisher.  I never expected that I’d completely rethink and reconstruct everything I was doing after it was over. …Read More »
  • Music for a small bunch

    Music for a small bunch

    A Chamber Music Initiative! Coming up this Thursday is a very unique program led by one of our members, Renée Robbins with Sara and Ian Cumming on cello and violin.  It is entitled “Your students have trio partners: now what will …Read More »

Upcoming Public Events

  • Yuja Wang, piano and Leonidas Kavakos, violin

    Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

    Yuja Wang and Leonidas Kavakos“This was an outstanding evening: bliss from start to finish.” (The Guardian) — This joint recital brings together the 27-year-old pianist Yuja Wang, who has wowed Ann Arbor audiences with her controlled, prodigious technique and deep musical insight, with the Greek violinist Leonidas Kavakos, who makes his UMS debut. Recently named the 2014 Gramophone Artist of the Year, “Kavakos is a spectacular artist…Anything he wants to say on the instrument he clearly has the chops to say.” (Philadelphia Inquirer)

    Program:

    Brahms Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 100
    Schumann Sonata No. 2 in d minor, Op. 121
    Ravel Sonata No. 1 (Posthumous)
    Respighi Sonata in b minor

    – See more at UMS website

  • Ann Arbor Bach Association: Bach Festival

    Saturday, December 6th, 2014

  • Ann Arbor Bach Association: Bach Festival

    Saturday, December 6th, 2014

    Audition winners recital.

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