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An interview with Stephen HoughPianist Stephen Hough has been called a Renaissance Man. In 2009 he was named one of the top twenty living polymaths by The Economist and Intelligent Life magazines. Mark Ainley joins him for an exclusive interview.
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Remembering a Legendary Cincinnati Piano TeacherThis article explores the extraordinary life of pianist and teacher, Dorothy Stolzenbach Payne. She specialized in group and adult teaching, taught over 100 students, and served as pianist for the Cincinnati Symphony in the 1950s.
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Advancing Intermediate StudentsMorelock's masterful teaching is captured in this insightful article that will be valuable to any teacher looking to raise the quality of their intermediate teaching.
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Grand Prize: Publication in a forthcoming issue of Clavier Companion.
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