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  • Camp 2018 Celebration

    Camp 2018 Celebration

    PIANO ENSEMBLE CAMP ’18 CELEBRATION The AAAPTG Summer Piano Ensemble Camp was held at the Faber Piano Institute, from June 18 to June 24, 2018. During the week, students met from 9AM to 1:30PM and 10AM to 1PM on Saturday. …Read More »
  • Camp 2017 Celebration

    Camp 2017 Celebration

      PIANO ENSEMBLE CAMP 17’ CELEBRATION Piano Faber Institute in Ann Arbor June 23, 2017 @ 11:45 AM Camp Director welcomes the audience and acknowledges support from the Faber Piano Institute, the Ann Arbor Area Piano Teachers Guild Foundation and …Read More »
  • Piano Ensemble Camp 2017

    Piano Ensemble Camp 2017

    From June 19 to 23, 17 campers, age 10 to 16, swarmed the Piano Faber Institute to make music together under the guidance of one director, ten teachers and four guest artists.  We did not need the results of our …Read More »
  • Piano Ensemble Camp 2016

    Piano Ensemble Camp 2016

    June 24 marked the end of our Piano Ensemble camp and during this week long program, we all had a fantastic time. What a treat to see these 17 students, age 10 to 16, work together and improve each day. …Read More »

Upcoming Public Events

  • SAT Registration Deadline

    Monday, January 13th, 2020

    Registration deadline is Jan. 13, 2019 at 11:59 (technically midnight, Jan 14).

    Checks can be mailed and postmarked no later than Tues. Jan. 14, 2018.

    Please contact Béatrice Ellis if you have any further questions at octbb47@sbcglobal.net.

  • FORMAL PROGRAM: Matt Bengtson

    FORMAL PROGRAM: Matt Bengtson

    Thursday, January 16th, 2020

    A Celebration of Beethoven’s Transformation of Style

    Matt Bengtson will take a look at Beethoven’s sonatas in honor of the composer’s 250th anniversary, and consider some of his stylistic innovations and their impact on keyboard music of the future.

    Mathew Bengtson, Assistant Professor in Piano Literature, SMTD

    • Formal Meetings open at 9:00 with coffee, refreshments and socializing. Our business meeting follows, beginning about 9:30. Guest presenters start their presentation at 10:00 am.
    • Refreshments: Mary Bates, Lester Castellana, Marian Patin

  • FORMAL PROGRAM: George Lopez

    FORMAL PROGRAM: George Lopez

    Thursday, March 19th, 2020

    George Lopez will discuss his program “A Night in Havana” (see March 20) with excerpts and historical anecdotes.

    Mr. Lopez is artist-in-residence at Bowdoin College, Maine

    • Formal Meetings open at 9:00 with coffee, refreshments and socializing. Our business meeting follows, beginning about 9:30. Guest presenters start their presentation at 10:00 am.
    • Refreshments: Sarah Albright, Nancy Klein, Judy Waller

  • House Concert: A Night in Havana

    House Concert: A Night in Havana

    Friday, March 20th, 2020

    Pianist: George Lopez

    Following a recent trip to Cuba, Mr. Lopez passionately brings the wealth of Cuban music to his American audiences with a program of sexy and entertaining keyboard music inspired by the city considered to be Vegas before there was a Vegas. With their lively, offbeat rhythms, and sweet melodies, Lopez will perform works by the greatest Cuban art composers from past to present.

    Limited seating  ($10 suggested donation). Please RSVP if you are not a Guild member: (734) 663-5856