Talking about the thrill of competition, a Cole Porter lullaby and a tear-jerking take on the Beatles' Blackbird with American Pianists Association board chair Steve Lyman and his wife Connie.
American Pianists Association names five Indianapolis-area schools to participate in its Concerto Curriculum program.
Each school will host a 2017 American Pianists Awards finalist for a three day residency and performance with student musicians.
Sam Hong was stirring up some fried rice when his phone buzzed.
His piano trio was in town for a week of rehearsals, and he was making food for the group. Checking the phone, he saw an email from American Pianists Association President and Artistic Director Joel Harrison asking for a call back ASAP.
APA Artistic Administrator Milner Fuller explains a unique feature of the classical concerto and prepares listeners for the American Pianists Awards Premiere Series.
Perhaps you have seen the video...the young pianist is playing a beautiful sonata by Haydn, head down then arched back, fingers dancing, feet working the pedals, music flowing gracefully through his upper body. The video’s title on YouTube, however, fuels concern: “Steven Lin performs through earthquake in Japan.” What???