Call for AoP Alums

Calling AoP Alums If you’ve participated in Art of the Piano, we’d like to hear from you! If you’ve participated as a Young Artist in the Art of the Piano festival, we’d like to hear from you!  Any great AoP memories you’d like to share? ...
AoP: Take Five.™ Season 1 – Episode 3

AoP: Take Five.™ Season 1 – Episode 3

Season 1, Episode 3 by Awadagin Pratt https://artofthepiano.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/TAKE_FIVE_S1E3.mp3 Season I, Episode 3   “Words on Fire” – a show about Words, Music, and Fire.  New to this episode is a gentle analysis.  In this case – a...
Ties that Bind

Ties that Bind

Dear Friends of the Art of the Piano, I hope the season finds you well. The leaves fluttering; sometimes rising, and all eventually falling, seem to be a metaphor for the moment which at times finds us feeling helpless. However, as always, this too shall pass. On the...
Leon Fleisher

Leon Fleisher

The Art of the Piano Foundation mourns passing of the legendary Leon Fleisher. He was to have joined us for the third consecutive summer this year, but alas, it was not to be.I first played for Fleisher in 1986, during my first year at Peabody Conservatory for his...
AoP: Take Five.™ Season 1 – Episode 3

AoP: Take Five.™ Season 1 – Episode 2

Season 1, Episode 2 by Awadagin Pratt https://artofthepiano.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Take-5-Season-1-Ep-2_mixdown_6.mp3 Season I, Episode 2   Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in  D Major, BWV 1050 I. Allegro Awadagin Pratt, piano, + DeMarre McGill, flute...