Piano Adventures® Authors - Nancy & Randall Faber
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Nancy and Randall Faber
have combined their backgrounds as composer and performer to become
leading supporters of the piano teacher. The husband and wife team has
authored over 200 publications including the best-selling PreTime®
to BigTime® Piano Supplementary Library and the acclaimed
method Piano Adventures®.
Nancy Faber was named
"Distinguished Composer of the Year" by the Music Teachers
National Association for her award-winning composition Tennessee
Suite for Piano and String Quartet. Her flute quartet Voices from
Between Worlds was the winning composition for the 1994 National
Flute Association's Professional Chamber Music Competition. Nancy
Faber's music has been heard on network television and on public radio.
Teachers of composition include Joan Tower, William Albright, and
British composer Nicholas Maw; piano studies were at the Eastman School
and Michigan State University.
Randall Faber has
performed extensively as a classical pianist and has lectured on musical
artistry and talent development throughout the United States and Canada.
He is frequently the convention artist and keynote speaker for music
teacher organizations. Randall has served as Artist-in-Residence at Bard
College and guest faculty at the National Piano Teachers' Institute at
Southern Methodist University. He holds three degrees from the
University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. in education and human development
from Vanderbilt University.
The Fabers advocate
piano study not only for personal expression and performance success,
but also as a vehicle for the student's creative and cognitive
development. Their philosophy is reflected in their writing, their
public appearances, and in their own teaching.