Marvin Blickenstaff Workshop and Masterclass: "The Power of One"
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Hamilton Hall
Audience: Alumni, Current Student, Faculty, Families, Neighbor or Friend, Prospective Student, Staff
"The Power of One"
Often we do not think about our chosen profession as "life-saving," and we underestimate the role we play in the developing lives of our students. In every lesson we exemplify The Power of One, and we have chosen exactly the right profession to exhibit that influence.
Marvin Blickenstaff is known among piano teachers throughout the country for his teaching, lecturing, performing, and publishing. Currently he maintains a private studio in the Philadelphia area and teaches at The New School for Music Study in Princeton. Blickenstaff is the former Board President of the Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy and is on the Executive Planning Committee of the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy. In 2007 the on-line journal Piano Pedagogy Forum published tributes to Blickenstaff honoring his contribution to piano teaching in America. Also in 2007 he was named Fellow of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. He was honored in 2009 with MTNA’s highest award, the MTNA Achievement Award, and was selected in 2013 by the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy for its Lifetime Achievement Award.