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The Taubman Approach to music-making liberates pianists to play effortlessly, unburdened by physical limitations. Based on principles of physiology, the Taubman Approach is built on the concept of coordinate motion defined as unified finger, hand and arm movements.

About Dorothy Taubman

A celebrated innovator, with an international reputation for her revolutionary concepts and principles on the art of playing the piano, Dorothy Taubman has been praised in numerous prestigious publications for her work. In one of several articles in the New York Times, she was described as a “doyenne of the master class who understands a lot about how people play the piano.” She delivered papers at many conferences on Music Medicine and has given lectures and master classes at many colleges, universities, conservatories, conventions and festivals throughout the United States and abroad. These include Oberlin College, New England Conservatory, Tanglewood, Lincoln Center, The Gina Bachauer Piano Festival and The Rubin Academy and Jerusalem Music Center in Israel. She was professor at the Aaron Copland School of Music of Queens College and has been a long-time presenter on the Master Series at the 92nd Street. YMHA in New York City. Mrs. Taubman taught aspiring young artists and professional performers in her Brooklyn, New York studio.