Clavier Companion - May/June 2017 - 17
How would you summarize the factors which
you think have played the greatest role in your
Four things come to mind:
* My wonderfully supportive parents, and my
dear husband, John.
* Enjoying a lifelong love affair with music.
* Being blessed with teachers who were able to
show me how to successfully make music
myself at the piano.
* The great satisfaction that always occurs
when helping others experience the joy of
music and how to successfully make it
themselves at the piano.
Edward Darling completed undergraduate and
graduate studies at Westminster Choir College
and The New School for Music Study in Princeton,
NJ, where he studied piano with
Elvina Pearce for four years.
He is editor of the best-selling
book, A Piano Teacher's Legacy:
Selected Writings of Richard
Chronister, and he has given
and David Kraehenbuehl at Yale
University and The New School, and for the Music
Teachers' Association of California. Currently he is
an independent piano teacher in his home studio
as well as a high school English teacher in South