Celebrating a time before pianos

This past summer, the UVU Music Department acquired a harpsichord – a predecessor to the piano, with strings perpendicular to keys that are played simultaneously. Peter Fisk harpsichord inspired a department-wide collaboration that has now become Harpsichord Week. This weeklong festival started Nov. 13 and will go through Nov. 21. The festival was planned to give students, music and non-music majors alike, an “opportunity to learn” according to piano department chair, Hilary Demske. “The music department is growing,” said Demske, and  this event is part of their effort to publicize and invite students to engage in that growth.?The week...

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