2022 Northern Kentucky Winter Piano Pedagogy Conference

The Northern Kentucky Winter Piano Pedagogy Conference will proceed as originally planned live at Northern Kentucky University on Saturday, February 12, 2022 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm.

Streaming and/or virtual options will be made available if we need to restrict attendance due to COVID-19. All COVID protocols established by the NKU COVID Preparedness team will be enforced.

Featured speakers will include:

Dr. Richard Van Dyke (NKU Keyboard Area Coordinator) will discuss “Piano Physics 1010: The Science of Sound” plus a master class for intermediate/early advanced students immediately following the preceding discussion.

Dr. Curtis Pavey (recent DMA graduate from UC-CCM) will present “An Introduction to Early Music and the Harpsichord”. A synopsis of a guidebook to help pianists understand the harpsichord.

Dr. Matilda Ertz (Piano instructor at the Youth Performing Arts School in Louisville and Lecturer in Musicology at the University of Louisville) will explore the “implications of both Baroque Dance and Harpsichord Performance Practice on the Interpretation of Baroque Keyboard Works on the Piano”.

Please contact Richard Van Dyke – vandyker1@nku.edu to register for the event.