Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2013
Salem College School of Music Director and piano professor Barbara Lister-Sink takes her expertise to the west coast for a piano pedagogy workshop at California State University-Fullerton on March 23.
The workshop, entitled “Musicality and Technique—Friends or Foes? The Relationship between Healthful Technique and Compelling Artistry,” outlines the art of utilizing injury-preventative keyboard technique.
Lister-Sink is internationally acclaimed pianist and teacher, and global pioneer in injury-preventive keyboard technique. A former member of the Artist Faculty of the Eastman School of Music, she has collaborated with some of the world’s most renowned performers, composers and in numerous music festivals. Formerly keyboardist for the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam, she has also taught on the piano faculties of the Amsterdam Muziek Lyceum, Duke University and the Brevard Music Center.
Through her video/DVD, Freeing the Caged Bird – Developing Well-Coordinated, Injury-Preventive Piano Technique; intensive training workshops; state, national and international conferences; plus hundreds of workshops at universities, conservatories, summer institutes, AGO chapters and professional organizations, Lister-Sink has helped thousands of keyboardists from around the world remove technical obstacles to their musical development.
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