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Forest Park, IL 60130

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Piano Teacher – Dr. Summer Baek

Dr. Baek Biography 

At four years old, Dr. Baek started learning the piano and decided to study piano performance  seriously at an early age. 

After she graduated from Kyeonggi Art High School, Dr. Baek received her bachelor’s  degree in Piano Performance from Sookmyung Women’s University in Seoul, South Korea. Continue Reading

Dr. Daniel Gasse and Mrs. Hulya Alpakin-Luethi in Recital

Save the date! Dr. Daniel Gasse and Mrs. Hulya Alpakin-Luethi will present a cello and piano recital at the River Forest Public Library, 735 Lathrop Ave., on Saturday, September 23rd. The event is from 6 – 8 pm, with the recital 6:30 – 7:30 pm.… Continue Reading

The music was beautiful

By Jackie Schulz

There were three musical events last weekend, all of them superior and worthy of attention and attending. But of the three, I think I chose the best, the recital at St. John: Opus 3 Piano Trio, the faculty in residence at our own Gasse School of Music.… Continue Reading

Lots of music this Sunday at 4

By Jackie Schulz

Music, music, music is the theme of Forest Park, Oak Park and River Forest. There is so much music to enjoy you have to clone yourself to hear it all.

On Sunday, March 6 at 4 p.m.,… Continue Reading

Opus 3 brings international flavor to Forest Park

By John Rice
Columnist / Staff reporter

Daniel Gasse has promised the music that Opus 3 plays at this year’s concert will be “tasty,” i.e. representing many different cultural flavors. That’s because the Gasse family just spent a month “marinating” in his native Argentina, soaking up the music scene.… Continue Reading

Brrr….it’s cold outside! Tips for keeping your instrument from drying out……

Winter Care for Your Instruments:
Humidify daily! The wood will crack with the extreme dry air blown by heaters during Chicago’s winter.
Also, don’t leave your instruments in the car without heat for more than a few minutes.

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GSM Students Perform at the Forest Park Holiday Walk – Friday, December 5th, 6 – 8 pm

Don’t miss us TONIGHT, December 5th from 6 to 8 p.m:
HOLIDAY WALK organized by the Forest Park Chamber.
GRAND APPLIANCE AND TV. 7440 W Madison, Forest Park, IL 60130. (708) 771-4763. There will be a great display of chamber music as well as solos.… Continue Reading

GSM Students Perform for the Children’s Clinic Fundraiser – Thursday, December 4th, 7 pm

Thursday December 4th from 7:00 to 8:00 The Nineteenth Century Club Come and see one of our string quartets performing for a fundraiser for The Children’s Clinic sponsored by the OPRF Infant Welfare Society.

Admission: Free

The Nineteenth Century Club

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