AMSF publishes Keynotes, a quarterly newsletter containing articles that educate, that explore issues of technique, performance, and practice, and that inform readers of its members and the organization.

Keynotes is sent to all members. If you are too far away to participate in AMSF activities but want to receive Keynotes you may join as an associate member.

Articles from Keynotes

The following articles first appeared in Keynotes, and are reproduced here for your enjoyment, enlightenment, inspiration, and encouragement in your musical pursuits. Additional articles by the founder of AMSF, Matthew Harre, may be found on his Musical Fossils site.

George Lopez’ Lecture on Chopin

George Lopez’ Lecture on Chopin

February is a big month for Chopin in the Washington DC area. There are all-Chopin concerts and Chopin competitions. We, at AMSF, had our own Chopin celebration! George Lopez, the Robert Beckwith Artist-in-Residence at Bowdoin College, gave us another engaging...