Piano Arts in Netarts
Piano Arts in Netarts

Concerts. Master Classes. Lectures. Guest Artists

September 5-8, 2019

The Netarts/Oceanside Firehouse

Jill Timmons

Artistic Director

Jill Timmons, Pianist & Director

Solo/collaborative performances & educational residencies on three continents. Featured artist on NPR. NEA Fellow. Recordings: Laurel, Centaur, Capstone labels. Carnegie Recital Hall, Dame Myra Hess/Chicago, Merkin Hall, National Gallery of Art, Oregon Symphony soloist, Syracuse Symphony. Recipient Wilk International Literary Prize, USC. Oxford University Press career guidebook- The Musician’s Journey: Crafting Your Career Vision and Plan. Artist/Teacher Affiliate, Classic Pianos/Yamaha Corporation. DMA, U of Washington. Professor emerita, Linfield College.

“She is a sensitive musician…Her playing is graceful, lyrical, detailed and intimate.” Tim Page, The New York Times

“Timmons soars with the eagles. She plays with vitality and élan.” Fanfare Magazine

Ludovica Mosca, Guest Artist

Italian concert pianist & baroque dancer; professional training: Conservatorio Liceo of Barcelona, Royal Conservatory of Antwerp; dance studies in Barcelona, Madrid, & France; performance & teaching in international festivals, conservatories, & universities throughout Europe, US, Asia, & Central & South America; editor for Urtext publications of selected keyboard works by J.S. Bach, and W.A. Mozart, (Editions Boileau); recordings on the following labels: Editions Boileau. Edicions Albert Moraleda, Editorial Boileau, DISCMEDI, Columna Música, IBERMEMORY, AYVA MUSICA.

“Ludovica Mosca is a prolific artistic that seems to be charged with as much energy as sensitivity, with great passion for music and art.” – Santi Palos, Diari de Terrassa

Scott McBride Smith, President-MTNA

Guest Lecturer: Piano Pedagogy Forum

Cordelia Brown Murphy Professor of Piano at University of Kansas; Visiting Professor at Shanghai Normal University; president of the International Institute for Young Musicians; co-author of the piano pedagogy textbook, The Well Tempered Keyboard Teacher; co-author with Christopher Norton, Guide to Micro-Jazz; president of the Music Teachers National Association; guest clinician throughout Asia, the US, Canada, Australia, & South America; DMA/University of Southern California.

McKenzie Brown, Yoga Instructor

Licensure: RYT 200 through Erin Bowman Yoga School. Specializing in Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Flow, Restorative, Pranayama Breath Work, Yoga for Aging with Ease, Forest Bathing, Kid Yoga, etc. Leading with warmth and positivity. Celebrating versatility and uniqueness. Recognizing the similar thread that connects us all to each other and the earth.

John Slavick, Master Technician

Nationally recognized master technician; director of technical services for Classic Pianos nationwide; consultant, master voicer, & concert tuner for the Yamaha Corporation of America, leading concert artists, colleges & universities, major performance venues throughout the US; professional guitarist & singer.


September 5

2pm: Motel Check-in. Beach combing, dinner on your own
7:30pm: Opening concert. J.S. Bach Goldberg Variations (Jill Timmons, piano) baroque dance (Ludovica Mosca)
Post concert reception. Free-will donation to Netarts/ Oceanside Fire Department

September 6

7:30am: Workshop check-in, continental breakfast
8:30-11:30am: Piano master class (Timmons)
11:30am-12:30pm: Catered box lunch
12:30-3:00pm: Pedagogy Forum (Scott McBride Smith)
3:30-5pm: Personal time
5-6pm: “Get acquainted” no host gathering, Upstairs Bar and Grill (Netarts). Live guitar/vocals, John Slavick
Dinner on your own

September 7

8am: Workshop check-in, continental breakfast
7:45-8:30am: Rise and Shine Yoga with Ease
McKenzie Brown (Netarts Community Center)
9-12noon: Piano master class (Timmons)
12noon-1pm: Catered box lunch
1-2pm: Special Topic Lecture: Extending the Life of Your Piano: What Every Pianist Needs to Know (John Slavick)
2-3:30pm: Personal time
3:30-5pm: Special Topic Lecture: Playing Well--Strategies for Performance Preparation (Timmons)
6pm: Salmon BBQ (Netarts Firehouse)

September 8

8:00-8:45am: Rise and Shine Yoga with Ease
McKenzie Brown (Netarts Community Center)
9am: Workshop check-in, continental breakfast
10-11am: Special Topic Lecture: Bach on the Modern Piano: Dance Traditions & Performance Practice Considerations (Ludovica Mosca)
11am: Personal time
12noon-1pm: Catered box lunch, motel check-out
1:30pm: Performing Participants Concert. Post concert reception.

Housing is reserved independently of your registration for the Piano Arts in Netarts institute. You will need to make your own arrangements. There are several housing options available within a short walk to the Netarts/Oceanside Firehouse. You may also want to consider joining friends in your housing choice for economy. Be sure to reserve early! There is limited space available.

The Terrimore Motel
5105 Crab Ave W, Tillamook, OR 97141
(503) 842-4623 | terrimoremotel.com

The Netarts Surf Inn
4951 Netarts Hwy W, Tillamook, OR 97141
(503) 354-2644 | netartssurfinn.com
Housing discount available with full registration payment by May 15.

For registration and application information contact: Dr. Jill Timmons

Enrollment is limited.
Sponsored by Artsmentor, LLC, Classic Pianos and Yamaha Corporation of America