Golandsky Institute Seminar

Golandsky Institute Seminar

What makes a virtuoso piano technique? Do you wish for better fast octaves, trills, or scales? Do you experience fatigue, discomfort, or pain when you play? Are there unanswered questions about playing the piano that have always plagued you?

Could all of these solutions be found in one comprehensive technique?

Come discover the amazing body of knowledge known as the Taubman approach to piano technique. Hear from Robert Durso, Senior Director and Master Taubman teacher of the Golandsky Institute about the technique famed for revitalizing pianists all around the world by providing tools to analyze music in terms of physical coordination, producing effortless brilliance, enhanced musicality, and increased effectiveness in practicing.

Register for this unique opportunity below. Registration is $50 (seminar valued at over $150).

PLUS! Don’t miss your chance to see Robert Durso perform with violinist Jennifer K. Lee and cellist Glenn Fischbach as The Belmonte Trio: Monday, March 25, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

For additional information about these events, email Benjamin Payne: paynebenjamin@floridacollege.edu.

Schedule of Events, March 23, 2013

Time Event
9:00 AM Introduction to the Taubman Approach to Piano Technique
10:15 AM Presentation: “The Taubman Approach to Octave and Chord Playing:” Mr. Durso will explore how to use the Taubman Approach to master difficult octave and chord passages. Several passages of the repertoire will be analyzed and solutions implemented to produce fluency and ease. — Robert Durso, Senior Director, Golandsky Institute
12:00 PM Break for Lunch:  Participants may bring a brown bag lunch or visit a nearby food establishment.
1:00 PM Technique Clinic: open to all participants to ask questions about the technique or any passages of music that present particular problems
2:00 PM Masterclass: selected participants only. Submit audition recording to participate below.

Register for the Seminar