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World Renowned Pianist to Perform at Stowe

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

World renowned pianist Joanna MacGregor plays at the Ugland Auditorium at Stowe School tomorrow.

MacGregor is a regular performer at Wigmore Hall, the Southbank Centre, Sydney Opera House, BBC Proms and Salzburg’s Mozarteum.

She is currently Head of Piano at the Royal Academy of Music...

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Pianist Researches Cure for ‘Musician’s Cramp’

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Focal dystonia of the hand, also known as ‘musician’s cramp’, has been the subject of almost a decade of study for pianist Rae de Lisle from the University of Auckland. The Senior Lecturer and Head of Piano at the School of Music, who graduates this week, undertook the research for a Doctor...

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Amazing FREE video for your new track

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

If you’re ever looking to create a quick music video for a keyboard or piano track release or demo you have we have the perfect FREE answer for you. Basically, our friends at MP3 Vidi allow you to generate quick visuals to your music and audio with no video editing or photoshop skills needed....

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Pianist Cancels USA Tour.

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Jazz pianist and wife of singer Elvis Costello, Diana Krall is canceling her American tour to give herself time to recuperate from pneumonia. The tour was scheduled to start on 7th November in Phoenix, Arizona and has also been forced to put off the release of her new album, “Wallflower,”...

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Why Steve Ferrone has switched from Logic to Tracktion Software

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Tracktion Software Corporation, or TSC, was formed in 2012 to acquire, update, market and support the Tracktion Music Production software platform. The company’s three principals, Julian Storer, James Woodburn and Dave Christenson largely focus on technical, operational and marketing duties respectively....

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FabFilter releases FabFilter Pro-Q 2 equalizer plug-in

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

FabFilter is proud to announce availability of FabFilter Pro-Q 2, a major update to the Pro-Q equalizer plug-in. New features — such as Full Screen mode, unique Natural Phase processing, Auto Gain, Spectrum Grab, Gain-Q interaction, and slope support for all filter types — make Pro-Q 2 a cut above...

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Get your kicks with Rob Papen’s Punch-BD bangin’ bass drum virtual instrument

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

Virtual instrument and effects plug-in developer Rob Papen Soundware is proud to announce availability of Punch-BD, a powerful kick-ass bass drum virtual instrument for Mac (OS X 10.6 or higher) and PC (Windows Vista, 7, and 8) — based around the BD module of its award- winning speaker-busting,...

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Spitfire successfully pilots next-gen soundware back to EARTH with elemental eDNA release

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Compositional tools creator Spitfire Audio is proud to announce availability of the first phase in its eDNA (Electronic DNA) project, EDNA01 – EARTH — a mouth-watering, once-in-a-lifetime collection of electronic sounds served up from the most valued collection of orchestral recordings on...

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Win free recording software

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

We at My Keyboard Lessons have teamed up with Music Gateway and MuTools to bring you a brilliant free recording & mixing software (it’s called MuLab 6) which allows you to make quality demos of your music that is simple and easy to use and very handy to have. Now it’s true that a professional...

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Piano is still the number 1 instrument for kids lessons.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Keyboard and piano is the most popular musical instrument, played by 30% of the 1,726 children, questioned by the ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music). The figures suggest a music boom – but poorer children may be missing out. Some 76% of children aged five to 14 told the researchers...

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Pianist Yu Delights Audience

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

The Whanganui Orchestra brought popular piano soloist Matthew Yu back to the stage of the Prince Edward Auditorium to reprise his majestic Beethoven concerto, this time with the Mozart 23.

A superb soloist, Yu thrilled the capacity audience with his true Mozartian style. A flawless, professional,...

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Violinist and Pianist Strike Musical Gold

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Professor of violin Katherine McLin and associate professor of music Andrew Campbell came together once more for their 25th anniversary performance, in a show that featured the emotional and powerful sonatas and pieces of Charles Ives, Francois Dompierre and the legendary Beethoven. Such sets, written...

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Famed Pianist Ohlsson Plays Russian Masters with ASO

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Renowned as one of the world’s leading exponents of Chopin, Garrick Ohlsson is a pianist of exceptional virtuosity and artistry in the entire piano literature.

Ohlsson is known for his masterly performances of the works of Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert, as well as the Romantic repertoire...

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Pianist to Perform at Phelps Mansion Series

Friday, September 12th, 2014

The Phelps Mansion Museum’s Second Sunday Concert Series will present pianist Mariam Vardzelashvili at 3 p.m. Sunday at 191 Court Street in Binghamton.

Vardzelashvili began her musical education in Tbilisi, Georgia, where she studied at the Z. Paliashvili Music School for Gifted Children...

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Pianist Sam to Kick off Group’s Concert

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

The North Fylde Music Circle’s first concert is on Friday, September 19 with acclaimed pianist, Sam Haywood.

Sam comes from the North West and has forged a successful international career, gaining among other prizes the prestigious Isserlis Award.

In his return visit to North Fylde...

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