2011 State Conference: "Music, the Language of the Heart"
October 7-8, 2011 - Coeur d'Alene
Clinician & Concert Artist
Dr. Peter Mack
Cornish College of the Arts
Irish pianist Peter Mack is celebrated for his moving performances and easy rapport with audiences. A choral scholar at Trinity College Dublin and a fellow of Trinity College London, he received a doctorate in piano performance from the University of Washington. He has performed throughout the United States and Europe, as well as in Australia and the former Soviet Union. Known for his extensive repertoire, he has played 25 concertos with orchestras. He is the winner of the New Orleans, Young Keyboard Artists, and Pacific International piano competitions, and received a Steinway grand piano as first-place winner of the Sherman-Clay Competition.
Dr. Mack is in demand as a performer, clinician, convention artist, adjudicator, and teacher. His students are frequent winners of local, national, and international competitions. In 2011 students of his won both the national junior solo piano, and the national senior piano duet categories of the Music Teachers National Association piano performance competitions. Dr. Mack is Professor of Piano Performance at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, and serves on the board of MTNA. In the 2011-12 season, he will be the convention artist for the Idaho, Minnesota, and New Mexico state conventions, and has upcoming engagements as judge, performer, and clinician in the USA, Canada, and India. Dr. Mack is a Steinway artist.
"Mack is one of those lucky ones, born with a completely balanced set of talents. He has perfect piano hands, his technique is all but infallible, he has boundless temperament, style and taste, and above all, he communicates directly.... In all capacities he is indefatigable...."
--Los Angeles Times
Friday, October 7, 2011
Artists' Recital 7:30pm
Saturday, October 8, 2011
Closing of Conference 4:00pm
Preparing for Performance How to ensure our students are ready for the big day
Masterclass with Dr. Peter Mack
Tricks of the Trade 52 ways to organize your studio
Unknown Pieces by Master Composers Chopin's Contredanse, Bach's Duettos, and more!
Artists' Recital featuring Peter Mack
333 Ironwood Ave.
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814
$79.75 plus tax - IMTA Group Code: Music
Includes Free Breakfast, 24-hour Business Center, Pool, Hot Tub, and Fitness Center!