The 7th Dorothy Taubman Piano Festival 2018


Sondra Tammam, Festival Artistic Director

Cali School of Music

Montclair State University

Fri/Sat/Sun - June 22-24, 2018

Save the date! 

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


Faculty of the Taubman Festival -

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

Dr. David Witten   Cali School of Music - Coordinator of Keyboard Studies

Robert Shannon   Professor at Oberlin Conservatory of Music

Dragica Ćurčić      Private Studio Teacher Specializing in 

                               the Taubman Approach with Children              

Festival Highlights -


Daily Lectures – Separate sessions for beginners and more advanced attendees

Piano Masterclasses

Hands-on Technique Clinics

Workshops on Repertoire

Jazz Pedagogy

Concerts by World-Class Artists

Private lessons available upon request

Special Events -

Collaboration with the NY/NJ Chapter of the American Liszt Society

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

    "Humor in Music, Seriously!"

Nancy Modell, President of MEA-NJ

    "Suzuki Piano and the Taubman Approach"

Robert Shannon, Piano Professor at Oberlin Conservatory of Music

    A Saturday Master Class

  Cali School Students and Alumni

    A Friday Evening Recital
Dan Crisci, Jazz Pianist - Taubman Approach applied to jazz piano

Gila Goldstein, Chair of Piano Department at Boston University

    A Saturday Evening Recital