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For those of you who don't know me: I grew up at Walt Disney World. Literally.
While most families took annual or even bi-annual trips to the resort, my family moved there when I was 9. I can sing every long-forgotten attraction song (even the ones played in the queues), tell you who arranged and orchestrated every firework show, and have grown to become friends and colleagues with my heros of that musical legacy.
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!
Yamaha’s Disklavier Technology a Hit at International Institute for Young Musicians
Students enrolled in exclusive program interact directly with renowned instructors in remote locations without leaving their classrooms.
As part of an ongoing effort to connect students and teachers worldwide, Yamaha has spent the last few years piloting a new feature of the Disklavier known as RemoteLesson. For about 5 years, this tool was limited to only a handful of teachers and performers as we experimented with best practices for successful online teaching. Now, several well-known Yamaha Artists have began experimenting with RemoteLesson to experience this technology, as well as to widen their reach to classical audiences and students worldwide. Why would a world-class pianists choose to teach a masterclass long distance? Turns out the reasons are as varied as the artists themselves.