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In this issue...The Ax Files: An Interview with Emanuel AxClavier Companion joins Grammy award-winning pianist Emanuel Ax for an insightful, funny, and surprisingly candid interview. Click here to see two video excerpts and a link to the full text of the interview.

In this issue...

The Ax Files: An Interview with Emanuel Ax

Clavier Companion joins Grammy award-winning pianist Emanuel Ax for an insightful, funny, and surprisingly candid interview. Click here to see two video excerpts and a link to the full text of the interview.
Also in this issue...Finding musical expression through photography and filmWe are pleased to share Hilary McLaughlin's winning esssay from our annual writing contest. Runner-up essays can be read here on the website by navigating to READ, then Writing Contest Winners.

Also in this issue...

Finding musical expression through photography and film

We are pleased to share Hilary McLaughlin's winning esssay from our annual writing contest. Runner-up essays can be read here on the website by navigating to READ, then Writing Contest Winners.
Also in this issue...Online Piano Teaching Websites ReviewedThree teachers review websites that offer forms of piano instruction and/or support for piano students. The reviews have been written by teachers who have no affiliation with the websites, and have used the materials with real students.

Also in this issue...

Online Piano Teaching Websites Reviewed

Three teachers review websites that offer forms of piano instruction and/or support for piano students. The reviews have been written by teachers who have no affiliation with the websites, and have used the materials with real students.
Also in this issue...Creative ImprovisationThe skill of improvisation is often looked upon as the realm of jazz musicians. Jennifer Muñiz shows teachers how to teach classical music in a way that makes students feel as if they're creating it instead of resurrecting it. Expect pieces to become malleable, dynamic, and spark lively discussions between students and teachers.

Also in this issue...

Creative Improvisation

The skill of improvisation is often looked upon as the realm of jazz musicians. Jennifer Muñiz shows teachers how to teach classical music in a way that makes students feel as if they're creating it instead of resurrecting it. Expect pieces to become malleable, dynamic, and spark lively discussions between students and teachers.
Now for iPad and iPhone...The Clavier Companion appWith the Clavier Companion app, subscribers have full access to all the content of the print magazine, plus enhanced multimedia features complementing selected articles. Receive Clavier Companion the moment it is published, and enjoy access to purchased issues for life! Prices start at just $4.99!

Now for iPad and iPhone...

The Clavier Companion app

With the Clavier Companion app, subscribers have full access to all the content of the print magazine, plus enhanced multimedia features complementing selected articles. Receive Clavier Companion the moment it is published, and enjoy access to purchased issues for life! Prices start at just $4.99!

the piano magazine writing contest

 

Clavier Companion is proud to sponsor this exciting contest showcasing the talent of tomorrow's teachers!

Grand Prize: Publication in a forthcoming issue of Clavier Companion.

Secondary Prizes: Publication on the Clavier Companion website.

Writers are free to choose any topic relating to the field of piano pedagogy and write a 1,500 word article.  Submissions must be received by June 1st, 2016.  

To download the official rules and regulations for the 2016 Clavier Companion Collegiate Writing Contest, click here.

 

To read the two runner up essays for the 2014 Writing Contest, click here.