September 13, 2016: Our Welcome Potluck Brunch is a great way to kick off your teaching year. We will enjoy a business meeting that celebrates our 2016-2017 year, food, and fellowship. We will also draw to win a free student entry at each of our 2016-17 festivals and free music will go to another lucky winner! The Brunch will be hosted by the PPMTA Board Members at Graner Music Store. We ask that you bring a yummy brunch item to share. Coffee and paper supplies will be available.
October 11, 2016: Dr. Zahari Metchkov – “The Clavichord, the Forgotten Ancestor of the Piano”
Widely used for hundreds of years before the advent of the fortepiano, the clavichord is an integral piece of the evolution of the keyboard instrument through the ages.
This presentation will explore:
Both a pianist and an organist, Dr. Zahari Metchkov has performed at such venues as New York’s Avery Fisher Hall and Washington’s Kennedy Center. He has concertized in Israel, Bulgaria, and the United States. In 2010 he joined Colorado State University-Pueblo’s department of music in the capacity of Assistant Professor of Music, teaching applied piano, piano related courses, as well as music theory. He was the 2013 recipient of the CSU-Pueblo’s Outstanding Service and Transformative Leadership Award and the 2014 recipient of CHASS Outstanding Faculty of the Year.
Meetings are held at Graner Recital Hall unless noted otherwise.
4460 Barnes Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80917