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Offline rubinsteinmad

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Trends in Pianists' Schools
« on: November 06, 2015, 09:19:00 PM »
Hi people,\

 Ive noticed that many of my favorite pianists studied at either the Paris Conservatoire or Moscow Conservatory.

My favorite young (teenage or younger) pianists mostly come from Curtis (in Philadelphia) now.

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Re: Trends in Pianists' Schools
«Reply #1 on: November 07, 2015, 02:12:11 AM »
really? who else besides Cho??
(edit: jk, all of the old French guys were from the Conservatoire)

younger pianists: Arsenii Mun goes to some Special Lyceum whatever thingamabob in St. Petersburg

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Re: Trends in Pianists' Schools
«Reply #2 on: November 07, 2015, 02:16:57 AM »
really? who else besides Cho??
(edit: jk, all of the old French guys were from the Conservatoire)

younger pianists: Arsenii Mun goes to some Special Lyceum whatever thingamabob in St. Petersburg

Helene Grimaude, David Fray, Jean-yves Thibaudet, Alexandre Tharaud, and some other people.


P.S. On a Bing ssearch, it claims Andre LaPlante studied at Juillard!!!!!
But its kind of funny how he never mentions it on his lengthy website biography, nor on his Wikipedia Page.

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Re: Trends in Pianists' Schools
«Reply #3 on: November 07, 2015, 02:26:56 AM »
Helene Grimaude, David Fray, Jean-yves Thibaudet, Alexandre Tharaud, and some other people.


P.S. On a Bing ssearch, it claims Andre LaPlante studied at Juillard!!!!!
But its kind of funny how he never mentions it on his lengthy website biography, nor on his Wikipedia Page.
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/andre-laplante-emc/ lol which was also one of the sources the Wiki article was based on

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Re: Trends in Pianists' Schools
«Reply #4 on: November 07, 2015, 02:28:38 AM »
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/andre-laplante-emc/ lol which was also one of the sources the Wiki article was based on

http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/andre-laplante-emc/ lol which was also one of the sources the Wiki article was based on

OK, good.

OMG so he studied somewhere in Paris... I wonder where it could be ::)

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Re: Trends in Pianists' Schools
«Reply #5 on: November 07, 2015, 02:32:30 AM »
I am inclined to believe that good schools are good mostly because they attract good students. A music school is not a miracle worker, their excellent teachers bring out what is already within their students.
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