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Canadian pianist Eve Egoyan
, widely known for shattering genres with performances of contemporary works. Earwitness is a set of performance projects specifically using Disklavier, in which Egoyan has either commissioned or collaborated with visual artists for a completely immersive experience.
Congratulations to the Sydney Conservatorium
, the first institution in Australia to purchase a DCFX Disklavier Concert Grand! Yamaha Australia reports
that Dr Robert Curry, Principal of the Conservatorium High School, travelled to Yamaha's factory in Japan earlier this year and chose the Disklavier for its many educational possibilties, including remote learning opportunities. The piano will be launched officially in late July featuring Stephanie McCallum
(Associate Professor of Piano, Sydney Conservatorium of Music), and special guest recitals performed live from London and Seoul.
As our DEN map continues to expand, we would love to hear what is happening in YOUR corner of the globe!
At a recent gathering on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, a small crowd filled the salon of pianist and educator Paul Sheftel. This was the last of several such events, all held in private spaces around the city during 2013 and 2014, all organized to raise funds for the Mali Nyeta organization, a foundation oversees education and public health projects in Mali and the surrounding areas. One of the projects, an elementary school, even bears the name “l’Ecole Paul Sheftel.”
Disklavier and music technology experts from across North America for an inspiring two-day summit at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. The event takes place July 12-13, 2014. Presenters and keynote speakers include Mario Ajero, Shana Kirk, Stella Branzburg, George Litterst, Janet Lopinski, and Royal Conservatory pedagogues.
Reporter-Phoenix Business Journal
A high-tech player piano at Phoenix's Musical Instrument Museum
is streaming its sold-out, eclectic performances into piano owners’ homes through a unique partnership with Yamaha Corp. of America.