2019 Music @ 10,000 Lakes open forums will focus on specific performance concerns:
MONDAY’S FORUM – “You Must Remember This . . . Music, Memory and Piano” with Dr. Dan Rieppel, guest presenter.
TUESDAY’S FORUM – “An Introduction and Demonstration of the Alexander Technique” with Brian McCullough, guest presenter.
“You Must Remember This . . . Music, Memory and Piano,” Dr. Daniel Rieppel
Pianist Daniel Rieppel has performed widely in the U.S., Latin America and Europe. A recognized Schubert scholar, Dr. Rieppel has lectured and performed Schubert’s works in New York City, Vienna, and at Oxford University. Dr. Rieppel has served as Professor of Music at Southwest Minnesota State University since 1998. Dr. Rieppel lives in Minneapolis and recently celebrated his 20th anniversary as Music Director of the Southwest Minnesota Orchestra.
“An Introduction and Demonstration of the Alexander Technique, ” Brian McCullough.
For musicians, the interplay of unconscious habits and the body mechanics of daily “use of the self” strongly affect tone production and technique. The Alexander Technique provides tools to enhance fundamental coordination leading to improved performance, technical ease, and a reduction or elimination of chronic discomforts and nervousness. More info is at: www.MinnCAT.org