September 16th Friday 11am at Lane Music
Presenter: Todd Olson, executive director of The Joy of Music School
Topic: Discussing the goals, history and direction of The Joy of Music School.
October 21st Friday 11am at Lane Music
Presenter: Michael Finlay, solo pianist and chamber musician based in the Chicago area
Topic: Understanding the physiology of music, unlocking natural technique and preventing injury.
November 18th Friday 11am at Lane Music
Presenter: Katherine Benson, University of Tennessee professor
Topic: “Unsung Stories: A Lecture Recital on Diversifying the Piano Music we Play and Teach,” and will include music by Dett, Beach, Still and more.
January 20th Friday 11am at Lane Music
Presenter: Dr. Kristofer Rucinski
Topic: “Suffering, Mental Disorder, and the Expression of Beauty: The Troubled Side of Creative Inspiration,” taking examples from history, and also the role of teaching and mentorship.
February 17th Friday 11am at Lane Music
Presenter: Charlene Shelzi, one of the famous “Three Cranky Women,” who specialize in making theory fun, with books and games.