Presenter: Natalya Shkoda
Playing in ensemble is a life-long skill. Ensemble playing develops synchronization and socialization. It brings joy to all involved. What is the role of an ensemble in elementary piano education? What are the resources? How can ensemble music boost a teacher's creativity? CSU, Chico Piano Professor Dr. Natalya Shkoda, together with her student and daughter April Smirnoff, will discuss benefits and challenges of introducing ensemble music during the first two years of individual piano studies in the online Zoom presentation Re-thinking the Role of Ensemble Music in Elementary Private Piano Studies.