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Articles Tagged with piano

Labor of Love

An interview with Peter Miyamoto, Professor of Music

Peter Miyamoto characterizes his career as a classical concert pianist as "moonlighting." Although modest, this MU professor of Music has played extensively throughout the United States and the world and is widely renowned for his solo work. Performing classical music becomes by necessity a re-creative art, Miyamoto explains. Making "a bunch of black dots on the page" come to life isn’t easy.

Audio and Video Tagged with piano

Chopin’s Ballade No.1 in G minor, op. 23.

From an interview with Peter Miyamoto, Professor of Music

Although our recording can’t do Miyamoto’s music justice, listen to and watch him perform a sample from Chopin’s Ballade No.1 in G minor, op. 23.

Teaching and research as a pianist

From an interview with Peter Miyamoto, Professor of Music

How Peter Miyamoto came to be a pianist

From an interview with Peter Miyamoto, Professor of Music

Miyamoto's Recordings

From an interview with Peter Miyamoto, Professor of Music

Miyamoto describes the preparation for his recent CD – Chopin: Ballades and Fantasies (2004) – as “a labor of love.”

On Performing

From an interview with Peter Miyamoto, Professor of Music

Along with his schedule of national and international performances, Miyamoto values the opportunity to play locally with the Odyssey Chamber Series and the upcoming Plowman Chamber Music Competition.

Teaching Piano

From an interview with Peter Miyamoto, Professor of Music

Teaching piano at MU involves intensive one-on-one lessons between the student and the teacher.

Miller performs Tennessee Williams

From an interview with Jim Miller, Professor of Theatre

Miller performs eight short pieces of Tennessee Williams letters as edited by Albert Develin, Professor of English. Miller is accompanied by singer and professional actress, Jennifer Gray.