Founded in 1953, Charlotte Piano Teachers Forum serves the greater Charlotte community of musicians and music lovers by providing a platform to encourage an exchange of current pedagogical trends and new piano literature, student scholarships, and performance opportunities for members and students.
Meeting Locations: Miller Piano Company - 5236 E Independence Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28212 Steinway Piano Gallery - 7030 Smith Corners Blvd #A, Charlotte, NC 28269
Meeting Times: 9:30 AM - Board Meeting 9:45 AM - Greet & Gather 10:15 AM - Forum Program
Meeting Dates: The Forum meets each month, September through May
October 1 - Online Virtual Meeting using Zoom November 5 - Steinway Piano Gallery December 3 - Miller Piano Company January 7 - Steinway Piano Gallery February 4 - Miller Piano Company March 4 - Steinway Piano Gallery April 1 - Miller Piano Company May 6 - Steinway Piano Gallery
November 5th– Steinway Piano Gallery Chad Lawson: "Composing: the Independent Artist" Charlotte resident, Chad Lawson hit #1 on the Billboard Top Classical Albums with The Chopin Variations in 2014, inspired by the Chopin Etudes. His recording, “Stay”, debuted in 2020. Chad has been featured on CBS Sunday Morning and NPR’s “All Things Considered”. You may have heard his music on Lore podcasts, Delta Airlines, or the Vampire Diaries. Come and learn how Chad is introducing new generations to classical music with contemporary techniques and an emotive signature sound.