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Kathleen Bride on Teaching: Oct. 4, 2021

Kathleen Bride joined the Eastman faculty in 1989, only the third professor of harp since the School’s founding in 1921. She created a pedagogy course for harp. Bride is a member of the visiting faculty of the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England, and has conducted numerous master classes throughout the U.S. and Britain. Prior to her appointment at Eastman, she was chairman of the harp department at Manhattan School of Music.  Among the topics covered will be: 1 - explaining over Zoom how to place fingers on the strings correctly. 2 - if you have no training as a teacher and have prospective students, should you teach? If so, what steps should you take to prepare yourself to teach with integrity? 3 - do you have a set pedagogy for each year? 4 - what are some of your favorite pieces to teach specific concepts, such as

Lori Andrews Concert & Workshop Oct. 24 2pm

Lori Andrews Concert/Workshop Sunday, October 24 - 2pm Originally scheduled as a live event in Sugar Land, TX, this event was changed to virtual. It's a combination concert and workshop on creating solo harp arrangements that groove through the use of rhythm, bending strings and blues notes. You’ll be able to get a handle on some of the tricks of the jazz trade to create jazz riffs easily. All levels, all harps. A past winner of the Jazziz Readers poll as best jazz harpist, Lori and her quartet have been featured at the Playboy Jazz Festival, Long Beach Jazz Festival, and Sacramento Jazz Festival as well as performing for presidents Clinton and Ford and the king and queen of Spain. Lori’s unique style has been heard for years with artists such as Luther Vandross, Gerald Levert, Mary J. Blige, and more. She has played backup for entertainers ranging from Richard

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