Dr. Michael Lehtinen's March workshop delved into general rules of thumb regarding articulations and if you like word pictures envision these: Tenuto (horizontal line): set down a tennis ball Accent (open horizontal wedge, “greater than”): throw down a tennis ball Marcato (open vertical wedge), also called Martellato: throw down a soccer ball Sforzando: drop a bowling ball Click here for Zoom meeting
Dr. Kent Lyman's master class held in February showcased Forum students performing repertoire from NCMTA Piano Performance Festival List. He enjoyed hearing the hidden melodies. Zoom here.
Zooming in January with Dr. Manwarren gave listeners an in-depth look at the artistic style of the Classical Period, recognizing that composers of this time saw the beauty of simplicity. Click here for link to Zoom meeting.