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June 2008: First Salon Recital at LFM Studio

In June 2008, the first Salon type recital was held at LFM studio, with the beautiful new Steinway B. Despite crowded conditions, all performers played exceedingly well. There was a delightful potluck picnic as part of the festivities. Some snapshots from the picnic are here...

January 2008: Visual Recital Workshop with Hugh Sung

On Saturday, January 12, 2008 at Jacobs Music in Willow Grove, Visual Pianist Hugh Sung presented a fascinating and inspiring Visual Recital Workshop. He presented a demonstration of artistic and pedagogical techniques combining synchronized visuals with live performance. Mr. Sung's innovative performance was sponsored by the Northern Delaware Valley Chapter of PMTA. Students and teachers alike were captivated by his enthusiastic presentation, and left the workshop wanting to explore the many possibilities of the Visual Recital concept.

Mr. Sung maintains an active website (www.HughSung.com) which combines his love of music and passion for technology. This is a rich resource for musicians looking for a friendly place to learn more about adopting technology to enhance their art and lifestyle. For a wealth of material about Visual Pianist Hugh Sung as well as his work with music and innovative technology, please visit:

www.HughSung.com

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Poetry, Painting and the Piano
Lecture/Recital
with Dr. Thomas Mastroianni and Dr. Stephen Ackert

On Saturday, October 13, 2007 at 1:30 pm, at Jacobs Music in Willow Grove, Dr. Thomas Mastroianni and Dr. Stephen Ackert presented a fascinating lecture and recital, entitled "Poetry, Painting and the Piano".

Dr. Mastroianni is a recipient of the Franz Liszt Medal of the Hungarian Liszt Society, and is currently President of the American Liszt Society. This event also included an Honors Recital by students of the Northern Delaware Valley Chapter of the PMTA.

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July 2007: Lidia Kaminska, Hugh Sung and Brian Sacawa at Ocean Grove

On Thursday July 26, 2007, Lydia and her audio guy attended a wonderful concert at Ocean Grove, NJ, with Lydia Kaminska (Bayan), Hugh Sung (Piano) and Brian Sacawa (Saxophone). Please click the link above for some photos, and for more about these great artists, please check out their web sites:

Lidia Kaminska

Hugh Sung

Brian Sacawa


June 2006: Hope for Henry Recital at Immaculata University

On Saturday, June 10, students from LFM Piano Studio performed in recital at Immaculata University, to raise funds for the Hope for Henry Foundation, a wonderful outreach providing encouragement to critically ill children.

Sincere thanks to Mr. Mark Love of Jacobs Music and to Steinway and Sons for providing this opportunity!

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November 2005: Fall Recital at Jacobs Music

On Sunday, November 6, students from LFM Piano Studio performed in recital at the Philadelphia Music Teachers Association Fall Recital at Jacobs Music in downtown Philadelphia.


May 2005: Spring Recital and Picnic

On Saturday, May 7 students from LFM Piano Studio performed in recital at Jacobs Music in Willow Grove, PA and we enjoyed perfect weather for a picnic afterward at LFM Studio.


April 2005: Workshop with Paul Sheftel

On Sunday, April 17 we had the distinct pleasure of enjoying a master class / lecture entitled Reintroducing Bach to Children by Paul Sheftel at Jacobs Music in Willow Grove, PA. Thirteen students from the Northern Delaware Valley chapter of PMTA participated, and over 90 students, teachers and parents attended.


October 2004: The “Peace Piano”

Students from LFM Studio participated in the "Peace Piano" event at the Kimmel Center on Saturday morning, October 23, 2004 to raise funds for the humanitarian outreach of UNICEF.


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