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Hastings College to host State Music Teachers Conference, Dr. Andrew Cooperstock
Accomplished pianist Dr. Andrew Cooperstock will perform a concert including works from Schumann and Chopin at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 14 in Perkins Auditorium in Fuhr Hall at Hastings College.
The concert is open to the public, and a free will offering will be accepted.
Cooperstock is the featured guest artist at the Nebraska Music Teachers Association (NMTA) State Conference to be held at Hastings College from October 14-15, 2010.
Heralded as a “technically impeccable and musically profound” pianist, Cooperstock is sought after as a soloist and chamber musician.
Nebraska Music Teachers Association (NMTA) State Conference – Oct. 14-15
The conference’s featured guest artist, Cooperstock will address “Collaborating Toward Musical Artistry” and offer a master class to several MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) competitors.
The guest clinician at the conference will be E.L. Lancaster, Vice President/Keyboard Editor-In-Chief of Alfred Publishing Company whose topics will include: “Piano Teaching Then and Now: How Students and Teachers Have Changed in the Last 88 Years,” “Teaching Today’s Teenagers: A Survival Guide” and “The Professional Piano Teacher in the 21st Century: How Can I Really Keep Up?” Other featured artists at the conference include: Anne Madison, “Breathing Life into the Notes,” and Nathanael May, “Piano Innovations in the Computer Age, Highlights from 1980-2010”. There will also be a presentation of Jackson Berkey’s commissioned composition for cello and piano.
Hastings College, founded in 1882, is a private, four-year liberal arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). A total of 64 majors in 32 areas of study and 12 pre-professional programs are offered to more than 1,150 students. Hastings College was named among “America’s Best National Liberal Arts Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report, a “Best in the Midwest” by The Princeton Review, and a “Best Buy in College Education” by Barron’s. Visit www.hastings.edu for more information.
For more information, contact the Department of Music at (402) 461-7448.