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2020

January 12-20

Sicily International Piano Festival and Competiton

Lessons, Performance, Lecture, Judge

     Wednesday January 15 at 8 pm, Recital, "Soiree at the Castle", Castello Ursino, Catania, Sicily

     Saturday January 18, Lecture: "Psychology of Practice and Performance", Sala Bellini, Catania

     January 18 and 19, Judge, Sicily International Piano Competition

February 2 at 12 noon

Inaugural podcast, Steinway Sundays with Susan and Svetlana:  "Competitions"

February 2, 2 pm and 4 pm

Judge and Host, Beethoven with a View Young Artist Festival, Sheridan Music Studio, Chicago Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Ave

Sunday February 16

Judge, CAMTA Sonata-Sonatina Festival, Roosevelt University

Sunday February 16

Podcast, Steinway Sundays with Susan and Svetlana: "Collaborations"
 

Wednesday February 26 at 7 pm

Chopin in the City Festival, The Polish Museum of America.  984 N Milwaukee Ave. Chicago.  With violinist Marta Szlubowska.  Works by Polish composers.

Friday February 28 at 7:30 pm

Music with a View, Sheridan Music Studio.  Chicago Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Ave., #908. With violinist Marta Szlubowska.  Works by Polish composers.

February 29 and March 1, 1-4pm

50th anniversary performances of John Cage's HPSCHD (harpsichord). With Non:op Open Opera Works.  Preston Bradley Hall @ The Chicago Cultural Center
78 E Washington Street, Chicago.

Monday, March 16 at 10:30 am

Lecture, "Psychology of Practice and Performance", SSMTA, Reconciliation Church, 168th St, South Holland

Sunday, March 22 at 2 pm

Recital, Music with a View Series, Sheridan Music Studio.  The EStrella Piano Duo

Thursday, March 26 and Friday, March 27

Recital and Masterclass,  Carthage University, Kenosha, WI.  The EStrella Piano Duo

Sunday, April 5 at 3 pm

Recital, Northbrook Public Library.  With Bass-baritone Andrew Schultze.

Sunday, April 26

Recital, Fort Atkinson Club Chamber Music Series, WI.  The EStrella Piano Duo

Friday, May 1 time TBD

Recital, DANKHAUS Chicago.  With Bass-baritone Andrew Schultze

Sunday, May 3 at 2 pm

Recital, Music with a View Series, Sheridan Music Studio.  With Bass-baritone Andrew Schultze

Sunday, June 14 at 2 pm

Recital, Music with a View Series, Sheridan Music Studio.  With the Chicago Arts Trio

Sunday, June 21 at 2 pm

Recital, Music with a View Series, Sheridan Music Studio.  With the Pianissimo Ensemble

Monday, July 27 at 2:30 pm

Recital and Masterclass,  Galvin Hall, Northwestern University.  The EStrella Piano Duo

 

April

Judge, The American Prize Competition

Sunday, June 7

Podcast, Steinway Sundays with Susan and Svetlana: "Technology for Musicians"

Monday, July 20 at 9 and 10:00 am 

Lectures, "Decoding the Inventions" and "J. S. Bach's Little Preludes:  The Gateway to Baroque Mastery."  The Children's Academy/Lake Michigan Music, via ZOOM

Sunday September 13

Podcast, Steinway Sundays with Susan and Svetlana: "Musicianship and Technique"

Sunday, September 20

Podcast, Steinway Sundays with Susan and Svetlana: "Piano Pedagogy: Nurturing and Mentoring Piano Students, Young and Old. Special Guest: Dr. Soo Lee"

Sunday, September 27

Podcast, Steinway Sundays with Susan and Svetlana: "American Music and Musicians"

Sunday, October 4

Podcast, Steinway Sundays with Susan and Svetlana: "Women in Music: Special Guests TBA"

Tuesday, October 6 

Lecture and Masterclass, The Piano League

Sunday, October 11

Podcast, Steinway Sundays with Susan and Svetlana: "Performance Practice"

Friday, October 9 at 12 Noon

Sunday, October 11 at 2:00 pm

Recital, Music with a View Series,  Sheridan Music Studio, Chicago Fine Arts Building, 410 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, #908.  Limited seating available due to pandemic restrictions.  Live-stream on In. Live

Sunday, October 18

Podcast, Steinway Sundays with Susan and Svetlana: "Solo Piano Repertoire"

Sunday, October 25

Podcast, Steinway Sundays with Susan and Svetlana: "Sight Reading and Memorization"

Monday, October 26 

Lecture, "J. S. Bach's Little Preludes:  The Gateway to Baroque Mastery", SSMTA, via ZOOM

Sunday, November 1

Podcast, Steinway Sundays with Susan and Svetlana: "Sight Reading and Memorization"

Sunday, November 8

Podcast, Steinway Sundays with Susan and Svetlana: "Music Marketing"

Thursday, November 12 at 10:00 am

Lecture, "J. S. Bach's Little Preludes:  The Gateway to Baroque Mastery", Naperville MTA, via ZOOM

Friday, November 13 at 10:00 am

Lecture, "Teaching the Roberta Savler Competition Repertoire", Chicago Area MTA, via ZOOM

November, date TBA

Lecture, "J. S. Bach's Little Preludes:  The Gateway to Baroque Mastery", ISMTA State Convention, virtual

Sunday, November 15

Podcast, Steinway Sundays with Susan and Svetlana: " Concertos and Conductors - Special Guest, Marta Szlubowska"

Thursday, November 19 

Lecture, "J. S. Bach's Little Preludes:  The Gateway to Baroque Mastery", Salk Creek  MTA, via ZOOM

2021

Monday, January 18 

Lecture, "J. S. Bach's Little Preludes:  The Gateway to Baroque Mastery", Fox Hills MTA

Sunday, January 31 at 3:00 pm

Virtual Recital, Northbrook Public Library, EStrella Piano Duo

Sunday, January 31 at 3:00 pm

Virtual Recital, German Society of Pennsylvania, EStrella Piano Duo

Monday, February 22 

Lecture, "J. S. Bach's Little Preludes:  The Gateway to Baroque Mastery", North Shore MTA

Sunday, February 28

Virtual Recital, St. Charles Public Library, EStrella Piano Duo

Friday, March 13 

Lecture, "J. S. Bach's Little Preludes:  The Gateway to Baroque Mastery", Chicago Area MTA

Monday, March 22 

Lecture, "J. S. Bach's Little Preludes:  The Gateway to Baroque Mastery", NWSMTA

Sunday, April 25

Virtual Recital, The Fort Atkinson Club Chamber Series, Fort Atkinson, IL, EStrella Piano Duo

Canceled due to the Pandemic

Drake University's Keys to Excellence Concert Series

University of Arkansas

Masterclass at USM

A Glimpse of Asian Tours