The sixth Dorothy Taubman Piano Festival will take place at the Cali School on the campus of Montclair State University the weekend of

June 23-25.

Dorothy Taubman (1917-2013) was a piano pedagogue who stressed playing without pain. The two evening piano recitals are free and open to the public. The first, on Friday, June 23, at 8, will present students and alumni of the Cali School of Music. The second one, Saturday, June 24, at 8, will be a solo recital by the Chinese pianist Yilan Zhao.

Lois Svard, a pianist and neuroscientist, will discuss the relationship between neuroscience and piano playing on on Friday, June 23, at 1 p.m. Robert Shannon, head of the piano department of Oberlin Conservatory of Music, will give a two-hour piano master class on Saturday at 2:15.

There will be lectures, workshops, and hands-on demonstrations of the Taubman Approach to piano playing. For more information visit sites.google.com/site/taubmanfestival2017.

For more information, contact the festival’s artistic director David Witten, at wittend@montclair.edu or call 973-652-4217.