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Managing Your Hectic LifeOur May/June 2013 issue focuses on the time-crunching challenges musicians and music teachers face, from the birth of a child to the care of elderly parents and the decision to return to school later in life. Stress-reducing tips inside!
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2013 Clavier Companion Collegiate Writing Contest
Clavier Companion is proud to sponsor this exciting contest showcasing the talent of tomorrow's teachers!
Grand Prize: Publication in a forthcoming issue of Clavier Companion.
Secondary Prizes: Publication on the Clavier Companion website.
Writers are free to choose any topic relating to the field of piano pedagogy and write a 1,500 word article. Submissions must be received by June 1st, 2013. Keep reading for complete contest rules and regulations.
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Collegiate Writing Contest Runner-Up Essay
In the Spring of 2012, Clavier Companion sponsored its fifth annual Collegiate Writing Contest. College students at any level from any country in the world were invited to submit a 1,500 word essay on any pedagogical topic. The grand prize was publication of the winning essay in the Nov/Dec 2012 issue of Clavier Companion. The esteemed panel of judges was comprised of Marvin Blickenstaff, Sylvia Coats, and Rebecca Shockley. We extend our congratulations to Olivia Ellis and Sujin Kim, authors of the first prize essays. We also want to congratulate Jeongin Kim, author of the runner-up essay published below.