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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: "Making Recordings"

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, Mina Zikri"

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

Monday, February 22 

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

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

Canceled due to the Pandemic

Drake University's Keys to Excellence Concert Series

University of Arkansas

Masterclass at USM

A Glimpse of Asian Tours