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|PIANO PEDAGOGY FORUM MOVES TO NEW HOME|
The Frances Clark Center Acquires Prestigious Online Journal
The Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy is pleased to announce that it has acquired the Piano Pedagogy Forum internet journal. Created in 1998 by Scott Price as the first online journal in the piano pedagogy field, the journal has published 26 issues with participation of 100+ writers from over 80 institutions and three foreign countries. Articles in this publication have been reprinted in the major journals in the piano teaching community, including The American Music Teacher, Clavier Companion, and internationally in the Greek Music Education Journal. Piano Pedagogy Forum is the 2008 recipient of the highly coveted Frances Clark Keyboard Pedagogy Award given by the Music Teachers National Association, the nation’s largest professional organization with a membership of c. 22,000 in all 50 United States and with 500 affiliate organizations.
"The Frances Clark Center is the ideal place for the journal to continue to fulfill its role in promoting and making available research in the field,” writes Piano Pedagogy Forum founder and Frances Clark Center President Scott Price. “I am very pleased with the move to the new location, and we are in the process of naming a new editorial board who will assist in the journal's mission.”
Following a brief hiatus during its transition to the Frances Clark Center, Piano Pedagogy Forum will soon resume publication. All back issues are now available as PDF documents on the Frances Clark Center website at www.keyboardpedagogy.org/ppf.
The Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy is a not-for-profit educational institution (501c3) located in Kingston, New Jersey. The Center serves local, national, and international audiences through its three divisions: The New School for Music Study, the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy, and Clavier Companion magazine. For more information, visit www.keyboardpedagogy.org.
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Louise Goss, one of world’s leading figures in the field of piano pedagogy, co-founder of the New School for Music Study, and editor of two seminal series on teaching piano, and founder of The Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy, died on April 1, 2014, surrounded by family and friends.
Louise was the co-author and editor of the monumental Frances Clark Library for Piano Students and The Music Tree piano method series. In addition, she held positions as President of The New School for Music Study, Associate Professor of Piano Pedagogy at Westminster Choir College, and Chair of the Board of Trustees of The Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy.