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World Premiere of Suite for Heroes – J. Golembiowski

Julie Lovison with friend and piano colleague Jaroslaw Golembiowski on the occasion of the premier performance of his composition “Suite for Heroes” honoring the 200th Anniversary of the Death of Thadeusz Kosciuszko. Performed by the Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra with David Maller … Continue reading

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Group Piano Teacher Training – Level 1- Chicago 2017

Robert Pace Curriculum Piano Teacher Training Sun.-Tues.  July 30, 31, August 1, 2017 9:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m. Group Piano Level 1 This course focuses on the concepts presented in the Robert Pace Level I books. Learn how to integrate theory … Continue reading

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Reflections on MTNA Music Conference 2017 Baltimore

Julie gives a quick overview of the 2017 Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) conference in Baltimore. Continue reading

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Adult Piano Lessons Chicago

What one student is saying about her lessons and why she enjoys it. Continue reading

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Piano Recital | Lake Shore Music Studio | Chicago

Lake Shore Music Studio | Student Piano Recital | January 2016

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Creative Summer Piano Groupings

Creative Summer Piano Groupings Summer scheduling at The Lake Shore Music Studio is a patchwork. The schedule changes week by week, with students weaving in and out according to their family’s vacations, camps and other special projects. Summer brings a … Continue reading

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Lang Lang at MTNA Conference Las Vegas 2015 | Julie Lovison The Lake Shore Music Studio

One musician who participated at the 2015 MTNA Conference in Las Vegas who has been doing a lot to introduce young people to the piano and hold their interest is Lang Lang.  His boyish charm and somewhat flamboyant style makes … Continue reading

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Visit with Sir James Galway at MTNA Las Vegas 2015

One of the fun aspects of attending a national conference is the opportunity to spend a few minutes with the musical celebrities who are participating. We enjoyed a wonderful concert by renowned flutist Sir James Galway who incidentally was exhibiting … Continue reading

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Lake Shore Music Studio Featured in Superscope Video

Chicago piano teacher and student “Rockin” Audio Recorder by Superscope Technologies. Continue reading

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Our “Funny” Clock

“I can’t read that clock,” exclaims a seven year old students in dismay about our clock on the studio wall. “Why does it have letters instead of numbers?” They want to know. After they figure it out, it’s like being part of a secret club or breaking a mysterious code.

We love our “circle of fifths” clock. The circle of fifths helps us understand the basic structure of musical composition that has been in use in so called western music from the early 1700s through the present time.

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