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composer John Nichols, III first wrote for the Disklavier to create Pillars
(excerpted above), which won the Conlon Music Prize
in 2013. Though Pillars
was written more or less within the scope of what someone could play with two hands, Nichols' subsequent works have challenged that notion altogether.
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!
Last year's DEN Audition participants were able to choose from many new recording sites, including several locations abroad. This increase in participation and wider adoption of the technology has even caught the attention of mainstream press. Check out this article
by FastCompany's Sean Captain
, who recently interviewed DEN consultant George Litterst on the program (click to read the entire article at FastCompany):
Adventuresome, dazzling pianist Inna Faliks is well known for defying traditional convention as a classical artist. Sure, her pedigree includes a stellar list of prizes, orchestral performances, and international acclaim. Of course, she's one of the most in-demand teachers in the US. But her restless, creative spirit has sent her in many unexpected directions as well:
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.