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Spring semester of UWGB Piano Academy is open for registration! Beginners age 10 and up can learn piano in a lab setting on Saturday mornings. On the web here.

Students with at least one year of practice should consider attending my piano camp.

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Welcome to my website!

I am a pianist and professor at the University of Wisconsin in Green Bay, and am excited to share my passion for music through performance, teaching and writing. You can find an overview of these activities using the menu on the left. I hope you will contact me, whether you're interested in coming to a performance, taking lessons, booking a lecture or concert or to tell me how great my youTube videos are! I'm always happy to meet and advise piano students.

Current projects: Studying style change in recorded performances of Chopin's Etude op. 25 #1, and performance analysis of Morton Feldman's recordings as a pianist.

Link to my faculty page and bio at UWGB: https://www.uwgb.edu/music/faculty/keyboard/rector.asp

Current students: click here for my teaching video project.