Fay Adams Gives Piano Multi-Level Master Class March 13

Friday, February 21, 2014

The Chattanooga Music Teachers Association will host a Multi-Level Master Class on Thursday, March 13, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Crutcher Pianos, 6223  Lee Highway. 

The class will be given by Fay Adams, University of Tennessee at Knoxville Piano Department chair.  Students of all levels of performance will be featured with several teachers represented.    

The public is invited to attend free of charge.


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