Award-winning pianist Henry Doskey holds the Doctor of Music in Performance from Indiana University, where he studied with Sidney Foster, Jorge Bolet, and Menahem Pressler. (He is the only graduate student in IU’s history to have served as teaching assistant to both Foster and Pressler.) In 1993 William Gillock named him “the authoritative...

Award-winning pianist Henry Doskey holds the Doctor of Music in Performance from Indiana University, where he studied with Sidney Foster, Jorge Bolet, and Menahem Pressler. (He is the only graduate student in IU’s history to have served as teaching assistant to both Foster and Pressler.) In 1993 William Gillock named him “the authoritative interpreter” of his works, which resulted in the six-CD “Complete Gillock” series for Green Mill Recordings; he has recorded three other CD’s for them (www.greenmillrecordings.com). He retired from a
distinguished career at East Carolina University in 2010 and now devotes himself to performances, master classes, workshops, and writing.

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William Gillock: A centennial retrospective

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"To provide a musically thrilling experience." --Willam Gillock, on the purpose of student piano literature ​ I often ask my piano pedagogy students to take a few moments to reflect on their motivations for being a music major. After all, studying music is challenging and time consuming, and there's no clear-cut promise of financial riches at the e...
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Beethoven goes to Hollywood (and takes a few friends along)

Beethoven goes to Hollywood (and takes a few friends along)
​As a faculty member at the East Carolina University School of Music, I frequently taught our Piano Literature sequence. The last time I led these classes, I decided to add a new component to the second-semester schedule: films about pianist-composers. Hollywood through the years has found the artistic life irresistible, and there are quite a ...
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