Piano Lesson Progress:  When to Teach What

Featuring Clinician & Composer Keith Snell

 

Event Information

Date:  July 28, 2022

Time:  10:00am-12:00pm**

Location:  Amro Music Auditorium - 2918 Poplar Ave | Memphis, TN 38111 - Get Directions

**Lunch will be provided!

 

Workshop Details

In this workshop, Keith will show how he develops technique and musicianship from elementary into intermediate grades with a deliberately sequenced progression of repertoire by the master composers. Then, he will play his newest original music, the "Santa Fe Suite", and discuss its use of contemporary compositional styles. Finally, he will unveil his new collections of music especially for the budding virtuosos, "Ovation", books one and two.

After the clinic presentation, we'll enjoy a delicious lunch where you can network with other local teachers! KJOS Music has also provided door prizes, which will be drawn at the end of the clinic. Professional Development letters will be provided.

 

Agenda

9:15 AM - Doors Open for Check-In

coffee and light refreshments provided

10:00 AM - Workshop Begins

11:00 AM - Break

11:15 AM - Workshop Resumes

Door prize drawing held at the conclusion of the workshop.

12:00 PM - Lunch & Networking

 

About the Clinician

Keith Snell began teaching piano when he was fifteen years old, under the guidance of his piano teacher mother, Carol Snell. Since that time, he has maintained an independent piano studio because of his passion for teaching. His students range from advanced high school students who will be music majors, to typical young beginners who will have a lifetime of music enjoyment.

Co-author of Piano Town, and the highly acclaimed Fundamentals of Piano Theory, Keith is also well-known to piano teachers as editor of the Piano Repertoire series, the Master Composer Library, and producer of the CDs for each series. He has shared his insights about piano teaching in workshops and master classes throughout the United States and abroad.

A successful performing career began for Keith after he won the Joanna Hodges International Piano Competition, which provided his London debut in 1984. He subsequently signed with Columbia Artist Management and recorded for Virgin Records.

Keith received Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in Piano Performance from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, where studied piano with John Perry.

Learn more about Keith Snell at www.keithsnellpianist.com.

 

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