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The son of a coal miner becomes the Captain of the Cornell University hockey team and is charged with the murder of three co-eds. As he sits awaiting his trial and the po..  
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What would your life look like if you woke up every day with a joyful song in your heart and felt truly filled with joy? What would your life be like if you were living t..  
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Shirley S Kirsten

A graduate of the NYC HS of Peforming Arts, Oberlin Conservatory, I obtained a Master of Arts Degree at NYU. Major influences: Murray Perahia, Lillian Freundlich, Daniel Barenboim, Leonard Bernstein, Dinu Lipatti, Rosina Lhevinne, and Elaine Comparone. Blogging at http:/  (writings and embedded videos) Two CD albums now on  Search under Music, Shirley Kirsten Audio track samples, mp3s. A MUSICAL JOURNEY: Scarlatti, Schubert, and Chopin is also at: more...

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Short Stories     ( View all 38 stories )
A Battle of Two Steinways, a Yamaha and a Spoiler Petrof
A Day with Two Piano Finalists!
A Performance I'll Never Forget!
A Player Piano Without a Name
A Table Style Piano with Three Leaves, the whole story in lurid detail
Anne Meux, her pianos, and my visit
Busy at work on a Kawai
CHAPTER TWELVE Interlude: The Great Plate Viewing at York's
CHAPTER 14: Memories and Reflections of Dream Pianos
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN: Untold Stories and Acknowledgments

Articles     ( View all 603 articles )
(Piano)Does making fingering/hand adustments constitute a swindle?
4-hand piano prep and the joy of making music for two
A 4-yr old's first piano lesson using Tales of a Musical Journey
A Band of Wives is the latest women's international support network
A Big New York Debut Recital for Pianist, Marianna Prjevalskaya
A Breathtaking Music Camp Finale!
A Compelling Interview about the Russian School of Piano Playing
A Conversation with David v.R. Bowles, Award-winning Recording Engineer
A Conversation with Israel Stein, Registered Piano Technician
A Day in the Life of a Traveling Piano Teacher

My publication in the Statewide CA Music Teacher Magazine
My article on Sight-reading published in the California Music Teacher
My You Tube Channel
publication in California Music Teacher Magazine
Aiden, the Cat
Blogging and You Tubing at Word Press posts my two CD albums, mp3s
Student and teacher energy
New website for my Bay Area piano students
Shirley Kirsten at My Space Music

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