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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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Dr. Steven Lagerberg gets to the heart of the matter!

After years of painstaking research, Dr. Steven Lagerberg has been credited with solving the great mystery of Chopin’s illness and death. His commentary was so engaging, we forgot to specify during the interview what Chopin’s illness actually was! It was Tuberculous pericarditis, causing his heart to fail. Don’t worry; that’s not a spoiler! Tune in...

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Salman Meets Horowitz

Concert pianist, Mark Salman, recounts his unforgettable story of meeting Vladimir Horowitz, arguably the greatest classical pianist of the Twentieth Century. Not only did Mark meet Horowitz personally, but he also was invited to the Horowitz home to play for Horowitz in his NY apartment!

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