Composer of the month – Melody Bober

  The composer for July is…Melody Bober! Background Melody Bober is a pianist, teacher, composer, and clinician. She has a degree in music education from the University of Illinois and a masters degree from Minnesota State University. She has taught music in the public school and university level. I attended Melody Bober’s exhibitor showcase theContinue reading “Composer of the month – Melody Bober”

Going Baroque – Inspiring students to explore

Several weeks ago, Susan Dennis and I wrote a guest blog for Leila Viss (88 Piano Keys) about our experience in planning a Baroque-themed program for our students.  It was a fun way to inspire our students to explore the Baroque era. Below is our blog post (link to the original post here) For mostContinue reading “Going Baroque – Inspiring students to explore”

Composer of the month -Irina Gorin

Composer of the month of June…Irina Gorin! Background Irina Gorin was born in Kiev, Ukraine, and holds Masters Degrees in Piano Performance, Piano Pedagogy, Chamber Ensemble, and Accompaniment.  She comes from the “Russian School of Piano Playing” known for its impeccable technique, musicality, and the strict discipline required to follow this method. After moving toContinue reading “Composer of the month -Irina Gorin”