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News & Notes
PianoArts deadline nears
February 3 is the postmark deadline for application to the PianoArts 2012 North American Biennial Competition. The competition, which is for international pianists who study or live in North America, will be in Milwaukee June 7-13. The competition will award over $22,000 in cash prizes. Other prizes include PianoArts fellowships, a scholarship to the International Keyboard Institute and Festival in New York City, and extensive performance opportunities. Additional information about PianoArts is available at www.pianoarts.org. who these musicians are!). Lady Gaga was accepted at Juilliard when she was 11 (although she attended a different school), and Keys began her piano lessons at the age of 7. Spektor studied classical piano with Sonia Vargas at the Manhattan School of Music. Sharing this type of information emphasizes the importance of piano study, and your students will be impressed with your interest in their world. For more names of pop acts that feature the piano, a visit to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_pop_and_rock_ pianists will help get you started in your research.

The world continues to shrink
Beginning in January 2012, The Juilliard School will begin a year-long program in conjunction with two Mexican cultural agencies, Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (CONACULTA) and Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (INBAL). During the coming months Juilliard faculty, administrators, and alumni will visit prominent music and dance schools in Mexico; they will assess students, present master classes, and participate in roundtable discussions. Juilliard compares these assessments to “the certification of standards that Juilliard and other U.S. institutions of higher education undergo on a regular basis.” Additionally, faculty and administrators from the Mexican schools will be visiting Juilliard during this period of cultural exchange. More information about the program can be found at www.juilliard. edu/newsroom/releases/current/2011-10-18_Global.php.

Free Goldberg is coming, hurrah, hurrah
Pianist Kimiko Ishizaka is the artist for Bösendorfer’s Open Goldberg Project. The piano manufacturer’s upcoming new digital score and digital recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations will be available for legal sharing and copying. Bösendorfer states that this Goldberg will be “the first fan-funded, open source, and completely free recording ever produced.” The piano used for the project is a Bösendorfer 290 Imperial, and the interactive score will be notated by MuseScore. Learn more at http://www.opengoldbergvariations.org.

Engage those students!
The next time a student wonders aloud if piano lessons will be useful in later life, mention the names of pop artists Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys, and Regina Spektor (your students certainly know

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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012
Contents
Editor's Page: New discoveries
Variations: Tackling a twelve-year old's slump
Musings: Creative being and the disciplined life
An interview with Jean-Yves Thibaudet
The story of music on board the RMS Titanic
The enchanted world of piano fairy tales
Jazz & Pop: The rhythms of jazz: Syncopation
Music Reading: Recipes for effective teaching
Perspectives: Coping with burnout
Technology: Virtual reality in the piano studio
Tech Tips
First Looks: What Music Means To Me
New music reviews
CD & DVD reviews
News & Notes
Pupil Saver
Keyboard Kids' Companion
Advertiser Index
Questions & Answers
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Contents
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Editor's Page: New discoveries
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 5
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Variations: Tackling a twelve-year old's slump
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Musings: Creative being and the disciplined life
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - An interview with Jean-Yves Thibaudet
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - The story of music on board the RMS Titanic
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - The enchanted world of piano fairy tales
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Jazz & Pop: The rhythms of jazz: Syncopation
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Music Reading: Recipes for effective teaching
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 41
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Perspectives: Coping with burnout
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 45
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Technology: Virtual reality in the piano studio
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Tech Tips
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 49
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - New music reviews
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - CD & DVD reviews
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - News & Notes
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Pupil Saver
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 59
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Keyboard Kids' Companion
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - 61
Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Advertiser Index
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Clavier Companion - January/February 2012 - Questions & Answers
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