Celebrating the Spectrum: A Festival of Music and Life

A first-of-its kind summer piano festival through the MSU College of Music will provide advanced music students on the autism spectrum the chance to preview life as a collegiate musician. Each day of the festival includes hour-long lectures by national and international educators, to give students a feel for the academic components of college life. Randall Faber will […]

Pittsburgh Piano Teachers Association

Randall Faber returns as the featured speaker at the Pittsburgh Piano Teachers September meeting. To commemorate the beginning of their 80th anniversary year, Dr. Faber will present a lecture on “Developing Musical Minds and Hearts,” addressing topics in talent development and motivation for adult and intermediate piano students. To learn more about this event, please visit the Pittsburgh Piano Teachers website at pghpianoteachers.org


A Musical Journey: The Faber Success Story

EXCEL Talk: Randall Faber In this engaging lecture, School of Music Theater and Dance (SMTD) alum Randall Faber will discuss his journey co-creating one of the world’s most popular piano methods, and along the way defining personal success as an artist entrepreneur. This event will coincide with the Piano Forum and is presented in collaboration with […]


38th Annual EPTA Conference

The theme for this year’s annual conference of the European Piano Teachers Association is “Teaching in the 21st Century: Modern Methods and Material.” The conference will be held at the Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Center in Reykjavik, Iceland. EPTA’s international conferences provide a unique opportunity for piano music lovers and aficionados from different countries to meet, […]


MTNA Showcase: The Power of Technique and Artistry

In this one-hour presentation during the Music Teachers National Conference, author, educator and Steinway artist Randall Faber will present “The Power of Technique and Artistry.” He will demonstrate how the integration of technique and artistry provides keyboard students with the tools and confidence for expressive performance. Attendees will discover the power of carefully sequenced technique secrets […]

UW Milwaukee Piano Festival

Join UWM piano faculty members Elena Abend and Peggy Otwell and distinguished guest artist Randall Faber for an exciting afternoon of workshops devoted to the Art of Teaching: Creative Communication. A Master Class given by all three clinicians will conclude the event. Supported in part by funds from the William F. Vilas Trust. Workshop and clinician information as well […]

NCKP 2017

National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy The National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy (NCKP) is a biennial meeting of keyboard music educators, researchers, and industry leaders representing all fifty states and over a dozen other nations. Celebrating 35 years of excellence and innovation in music education at the keyboard, the mission of NCKP is to enhance the […]

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NCKP 2017: Pedagogy 101 Workshop

American Piano Technique: Defining a New Paradigm Join Randall Faber and Fred Karpoff as they explore the traditions and evolution that have come to define American piano technique. Discover the synthesis of whole-body, three-dimensional technique as the new model for training in contemporary keyboard instruction, and how American Piano Technique differs from other current practices. […]

Developing Musical Minds and Hearts

By special invitation of the Peoples Republic of China, Dr. Randall Faber was honored to present a guest lecture at the China Conservatory of Music during Chinese Innovation Day. Dr. Faber addressed an audience of over 300 music educators, to discuss the profound influences of music education, and specifically piano teachers. Dr. Faber explained the […]