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Mac Potts is Putting it All Out There

Since before the age of two, Mac Potts has been tickling the ivories. Born totally-blind with perfect pitch and prodigious talent, Mac’s passion to play for the enjoyment of his listeners has captivated his fans. On this podcast he talks about leaning to play in the early days, his personal moments with Harry Connick Jr.,...

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Get Ready to Explore Music with Lisa Bergman

If you love music, working in the music business can be a dream. But, you’ve got to love it. And, success can be elusive, even if you do love it. So, how do we get there? Is it just luck? Do we need to be über-talented? Talent helps, but being people-savvy is key. Award-winning classical...

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Michael Kaeshammer’s Journey: Germany, Canada, New Orleans, China and Deep Inside

This is a great story about doing what you love and finding purpose. A great pianist, producer and writer, BC-based Michael Kaeshammer has always been awarded for his immense talent, but his meaning in life took him by surprise in New Orleans when he simply was asked during a gig, ” Why are you here?”...

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Passion, Music, Vienna, and the Piano that Embodies it All

There is no city in the world defined by music like Vienna. The landscape of composers and pianists who lived there is endless: Mozart, Beethoven, Liszt, Brahms, Schubert, Mahler, to name just a few. No piano on Earth embodies the “City of Music” more than Bösendorfer. Today the tradition thrives, as innovation beautifully enhances this...

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Using Music to explore science

This is your mind and body. This is music. This is your mind and body on music. Dr. Richard Karpen is an artist first, but his insatiable desire to explore how the mind and body express themselves “on music” is resulting in trailblazing research, which could have a lasting impact on composition, performance and even...

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Estonia’s Eiffel Tower

In the long tradition of piano making, when great piano brands take generations to establish themselves, Indrek Laul, owner of the Estonia Piano Company, has taken only about 20 years to fulfill his vision of transforming Estonia pianos into some of America’s favorite European pianos today.

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Beyond the Score

André Mehmari is one of Brazil’s most talented musicians, having won Brazil’s top awards both for classical and popular music. His ability to express himself profoundly in both idioms makes him one of the truly great musicians of the world. André took time to chat with us about his life and background, his philosophical approach...

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Mrs. Dean couldn’t impede the dream

Shane Adams, ground-breaking songwriter, lecturer, two-time GRAMMY-nominated music educator, pianist, producer and President of Artist Accelerator, shares his inspiring dream-chasing adventure from student till now. He offers some great advice to students along the way! Please bear with the audio between the 6 and 7-minute mark!

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