GENERAL MEETING followed by Andrew Cooperstock

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 9:00am
After the general meeting, Andrew Cooperstock will present a program regarding Beethoven's Sonata Op. 2 No. 1. He will address teaching strategies to address issues he has observed. Pianist Andrew Cooperstock performs widely as soloist and chamber musician and has appeared throughout six continents and in most of the fifty states, including performances at New York's Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the United Nations. He has been featured in recitals and concerto appearances at the Chautauqua, Brevard, and Round Top music festivals, the Australian Festival of Chamber Music, and Hong Kong’s Hell Hot! New Music Festival, in such international locales as London, Paris, Geneva, Beijing, Seoul, Accra, Kiev, Vladivostok, Canberra, Quito, and Lima, and on National Public Radio, Radio France, and the British Broadcasting Corporation. In 2019-20 he performed and taught in China, Hong Kong, Germany, Czech Republic, New York, Minnesota, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, the Carolinas, Nebraska, Colorado, and Arizona, and he was convention artist for Music Teachers Association of California. Dr. Cooperstock holds degrees from the Juilliard School and the Cincinnati and Peabody Conservatories, where he studied with Abbey Simon, David Bar-Illan, Walter Hautzig, and Samuel Sanders. A Steinway artist, he is Program Director of the Saarburg (Germany) International Music Festival and School and Professor of Piano at the University of Colorado Boulder, where he served as Artistic Director of the University’s Bernstein at 100 celebration. He is President-Elect of Colorado State Music Teachers Association. Dr. Cooperstock’s former students hold positions at important music schools across the U.S. and in Europe and Asia. In 2020 he received the Boulder Faculty Assembly Excellence Award in Teaching and Pedagogy.
Zoom Video Conference.
Don Hahn (vice president)
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