The International Master Institute of Music "Leopold Godowsky", Inc., the foremost leading authority in the field, provides worldwide education in the principle of weight release (frei Gewichtkeit), rather than muscular impetus, as the most efficient method of piano playing. The International Master Institute of Music "Leopold Godowsky", Inc. acts for the preservation and promotion of the teachings to the principle of high virtuosity in piano playing of the most astonishing performer and creator in the history of the art, the legendary Pianist's Pianist Leopold Godowsky and will continue to elevate its educational and artistic standards, remaining responsive to changing conditions in the worldwide performing arts community and will uphold its commitment to the diversity of its community by fostering an environment that is inclusive, supportive, and welcoming to all. The International Master Institute of Music "Leopold Godowsky", Inc. also serves as the core of a research affiliation investigating the Godowsky piano-playing methodology making related information available to the public globally.The International Master Institute of Music "Leopold Godowsky", Inc.
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Tzvetan Konstantinov, Co-Founder and President
Nina Yeh, Co-Founder and Vice-President
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