This definitive volume contains a unique combination of encyclopedic kwledge and down-to-earth ideas that can help every pia teacher achieve extraordinary results in teaching, practicing, and performing. Jam-packed with practical teaching tips, it also includes the inspirational thoughts and recollections of one of the greatest pia teachers of the last 50 years.
Elvina T. Pearce studied piano with Isabelle Vengerova and pedagogy with Frances Clark. She was a founding faculty member of The New School for Music Study, one of the founders of The Frances Clark Center, Editor-in-Chief of Keyboard Companion magazine from 2000-2006, and has been actively involved with NCKP since its inception. As pianist, pedagogue, composer, and clinician, Elvina is internationally recognized for a rare combination of excellence, creativity, and practicality.