My latest workshop is called "From the Pianist's Toolbox: Techniques for Effectively Practicing the Music of J. S. Bach." Available for presentation both in group and private studio settings, the workshop is designed for piano teachers and intermediate/advanced level students. For more information and feedback from attendees, please see below.
Feedback on "From the Pianist's Toolbox: Techniques for Effectively Practicing the Music of J. S. Bach":
"I enjoyed this presentation. Not only were there many ideas to ponder, but hearing the live performances of Bach's beautiful music was wonderful!" - Leslie Duncan, teacher
"Penny presented a two hour lecture which was both informative and captivating. As a teacher and performer I was able to use the info to benefit both for my students and my own performing practices. I would not hesitate in attending any other future presentations by Dr. Johnson. It was well worth it!" - Anonymous
"Thank you for the informative workshop, it was very inspiring." - Christiane Ermel, teacher
"I really enjoyed this workshop. It presented some approaches that were familiar to me, but several that I found totally fascinating and can't wait to pursue in more detail! Thanks again for the scholarliness and integrity of your research." - Michele Frensch, teacher
"I really enjoyed the workshop, particularly your suggestions to incorporate pictures, architecture, art and your suggestions of how to practise Bach! Thank you for your workshop and moving my teaching to a new level." - J.S., teacher
Struggling to make sense of your Bach selections? Wondering how to practice the Two and Three-Part Inventions so as to make the voices stand out? Want to feel more emotionally connected to the music of Bach? Looking to experience creative approaches to listening?
Students and teachers are invited to contact me for a coaching. To discuss availability, rates and any other details, please click on the "Contact Me" tab of this website. All levels and ages welcome!