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Zoya Shuhatovich Master Class

Steinway Artist Zoyo Shuhatovich gave a her Austin debut recital and master class at Adam’s Music House Saturday April 27th.

The audience greatly enjoyed her program and were impressed by her wonderful control of the piano:

Schubert Impromptu Opus 142 f minor
Beethoven Capriccio Rage Over the Lost penny Opus 129
Chopin Nocturne Opus 72# 1
Chopin Five Mazurkas:
Opus 6# 4 c# minor; Opus 24 # 4 f minor ;
Opus 63 c# minor; Opus 33# 4 b minor; Opus 50 # 3 c# minor
Chopin Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brilliante Opus 22

Following a reception, Zoya taught three students. We heard the first movement of the Mozart C Major Sonata, Fluttering Leaves by Carl Kolling, and the Rameau-Godowsky Tambourin.

Thanks to all who attended and participated!

Our next event will be a recital by our Artistic Director, Dr. Anthony Tobin. He will perform the Bach e minor Toccata, the Mozart c minor Sonata, and Book I of the Debussy Preludes Sunday May 12th at 4PM.

End of April Update!

Saturday April 27th at 2PM Russian pianist and Steinway Artist Zoya Shuhatovich will perform a solo recital and give a master class. We look forward to having her! After the recital we will have a reception, the master class will follow.

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Program:

Schubert Impromptu op 142 F minor
Beethoven Capriccio Rage over the lost penny op 129
Chopin Nocturne op 72# 1
Chopin Five Mazurkas:
Op 6# 4 C# minor; Op 24 # 4 F minor ;
Op 63 C# minor; Op 33# 4 B minor; Op 50 # 3 C# minor
Chopin Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brilliante Op 22

Next week we will have auditions for the second Adam’s Music House Fellowship. We look forward to hearing and meeting with the applicants!

Sunday May 12th at 2PM our Artistic Director Dr. Anthony Tobin will give a performance of the Bach e minor toccata, the Mozart Sonata in c minor, and the Debussy Preludes Book I.


Sophia Gilmson Class

We were thrilled to have Sophia Gilmson return from UT Austin for a master class. She handled the range of students and repertoire wonderfully and gave technical and musical advice that is applicable at any time, not only relevant for the moment when the student played. We really appreciate her generosity with wisdom and time!

Artistic Director and Steinway Artist Dr. Anthony Tobin will give a master class Saturday March 23rd from 2-430PM.

Pianist Zoya Shuhatovich will give a recital followed by a master class Saturday April 27th from 2-445.

Debussy Film and Preludes Event

Dr. Anthony Tobin, Music Director of Adam’s Music House, gave a double treat to a full house this past Sunday. Not only did he perform the first book of Claude Debussy’s Preludes for Piano, he also screened his short film “Le piano du reve”.

Dr. Tobin’s playing brought to life the shimmering world of Debussy’s pieces. From the majestic opening Danseuses de Delphes (Dancers of Delphi) to the playful Minstrels his control of sound and clarity held us all spellbound. Indeed, it felt as if we were experiencing  a only vague representation of our normal senses hearing La cathédrale engloutie (The Engulfed Cathedral) and the ethereal De pas sur la neige (Footsteps in the Snow)My personal favorite, La fille aux cheveux de lin (The Girl with Flaxen Hair), left me simply breathless. The sound of the seven foot Bösendorfer that was just recently returned to the performance space rang with a true, rich tone that Dr. Tobin took every advantage of.

In “Le piano du reve” Dr. Tobin demonstrates how the construction of Debussy’s Bleuthner piano inspired him to create the sound-scapes in the Preludes. Not merely theorizing about this possibility from a distance, Dr. Tobin gained access to the Bleuthner now housed in the Musee Labenche in Brive la-Gaillarde. The film frames the period in Debussy’s life when he married a second time, became a father, purchased the Bleuthner, and wrote both books of the Preludes. Playing on both a modern piano and Debussy’s, Dr. Tobin demonstrates the sound quality and keyboard response the Bleuthner opened for the composer. The film closes with Dr. Tobin’s performance of the virtuosic Feux d’artifice on the instrument it was imagined upon.

Thank you to all who came to our event and we look forward to seeing you again at Adam’s Music House. 

Spring 2019 at Adam’s Music House

Dr. Anthony Tobin’s performance of the Debussy Preludes Book I was met by a full and appreciative audience February 24th.

2/24/19 Dr. Tobin film viewing.

Saturday March 24th from 2-4:30PM Sophia Gilmson will give an encore master class.

Saturday March 23rd fro 2-4PM Dr. Anthony Tobin, Artistic Director at Adam’s Music House, will give a master class.

Thursday April 4th at 7PM Guitarist Tony Morris, host of Classical Guitar Alive, will give a solo performance.

Enrique Rangel Performs Forgotten Melodies, Op. 38: No. 7: Danza silvestra & No. 8. Alla Reminiscenza

Enrique Rangel Performs Forgotten Melodies, Op. 38: No. 7: Danza silvestra & No. 8. Alla Reminiscenza, Enrique Rangel

This week we’re posting our final video from Enrique Rangel’s December performance of Forgotten Melodies. Listen to Forgotten Melodies, Op. 38: No. 7: Danza silvestra & No. 8. Alla Reminiscenza above.

Check out our YouTube channel for Enrique’s lecture & previous videos from this series:

Op. 38: No. 1. Sonata-Reminiscenza 

Op. 38: No. 2. Danza graziosa

Op. 38: No. 3. Danza festiva

Op. 38: No. 4. Canzona fluviala

Op. 38: No. 5. Danza rustica

Op. 38: No. 6. Canzona Serenata