Dorothy Taubman Piano Festival 2014


David Witten, Festival Artistic Director

Cali School of Music

Montclair State University

Fri/Sat - June 13-14, 2014

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Dorothy Taubman’s approach to the piano presents principles of coordinated motion that unburden the hands and unleash the spirit.


Festival Highlights -


Daily Lectures – Separate sessions for beginners and more advanced attendees

Piano Masterclasses

Mini-group Clinics

Pedagogy Workshop

Special Events

Christianne Orto, Dean of Distance Learning and Recording Arts

    at Manhattan School of Music

    "Communicating your musical message with digital technologies"

  Richard Dyer, former music critic of the Boston Globe

    Judge, Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

Dr. Heather Buchanan, Professor at Cali School of Music, Montclair State University

   "Enhancing performance through somatic pedagogy"

Dr. Lisa Yui, Professor at Cali School of Music and Manhattan School of Music

   "Influence, imitation and improvement: Norma Fantasies of Thalberg and Liszt"

Dr. David Witten, Professor at Cali School of Music
   An Evening Recital

  Frank Lévy, Professor at The Graduate Center of CUNY

   An Evening Recital

Faculty of the Taubman Festival -

Sondra Tammam (Co-founder/Director, Taubman Seminars; Cali School of Music - Adjunct Faculty)

Frank Lévy (The Graduate Center of CUNY Faculty; Juilliard School of Music - former Pre-College Faculty)

David Witten (Cali School of Music - Coordinator of Keyboard Studies)