John Paul Donahue II

Join us at Schmitt Music Edina for “Inspiration and Pedagogy,” a special Piano Concert & Student Showcase with Schmitt Music instructor, John Paul Donahue II.

Thursday, June 26 at 7pm at Schmitt Music Edina

John Paul Donahue II will perform Rachmaninoff, Bach, Blues, original improvisations, and talk briefly about the origins of inspiration and pedagogy and how they relate to music and teaching. He will showcase a student who has shown great progress and motivation, by performing piano duets (2 pianos, 4 hands).

To RSVP or for more information, please call 612-238-9930 today, or to RSVP online.

Admission: FREE for kids 12 and under; $10 adults
 

Listen to John Paul on a “Boogie Duet” for Two Pianos:


Biography: John Paul Donahue II is an experienced piano instructor at Schmitt Music Edina, who’s been sharing his music for 14 years. He has performed at various venues including the Eau Claire Ragtime Festival, the MSP airport, and Menards in Eden Prairie. John Paul enjoys the challenge of unmasking each person’s innate musical expression with the goal of having each student play music from his or her heart. He is well versed in many styles and focuses on Boogie Woogie, Blues, Ragtime/Stride, and Improvising.