Klavierhaus NYC presents
Conscious Listening
Residency & Piano Festival

Hsing-ay Hsu, 2023-2024 Artist in Residence, Steinway Artist
Sujatri Reisinger, Founder, Klavierhaus NYC
and Friends!

Klavierhaus NYC
790 11th Ave (54/55 Sts), NYC 10019
Bus: M31/M57/M12 (crosstown), M11 bus (9/10ave),  Subway to Columbus Circle
Transportation & Parking

In-Person or Livestream

"Welcome! Conscious Listening is a skill set of making connections with music, with others, and with life. This festival provides multiple points of engagement to focus listening through the lens of piano music. After we sharpen our listening skills together, we can take them away and apply it to anything in life.

About Hsing-ay

Residency Schedule - click here 

Conscious Listening™ Online Café

SAT January 27  12 - 1pm ET
SAT February 24  12 - 1pm ET
SAT March 23  12 - 1pm ET LIVE in NYC
Zoom listening and interactive discussion through the Conscious Listening 4-Steps
Included with a Festival Pass

SUN February 25, 2024, 5-6pm
Recital: "Points of View": Pairing Music with Poetry, Wine, & Improv

How I respond to my favorite pieces with Conscious Listening and pair with ideas outside of music
Sunday Evenings at Klavierhaus
Joe Patrych, artistic director

How might a poetic image illuminate the music of Brahms?
What does wine contribute to the experience of Debussy?
Who will be brave enough to play in the audience music improv?

Join me in a NEW one of kind of piano recital!
With guest Calleja Smiley Welsh, poet
Wine tasting
*Optional - Bring your acoustic instruments to play a 7 minute sample from Terry Riley's "In C"! Sign up here to play. Space is capped - sign up early.
Suggested Donation $50 includes wine and a Zoom workshop; Limited Seating Register Here

FRI - MON March 22-25, 2024
The Conscious Listening Piano Festival NYC
FRI 7 - 8:15pm
Collab Showcase, an interdisciplinary performance
Collaborative listening for real-time response
    Hsing-ay Hsu

    With Grammy Award-winning violist Masumi Rostad,
        formerly of Pacifica Quartet; Eastman professor  

    Bruno Eicher and Kari Docter, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
        assistant concertmaster and cellist,
    Ariel Woodiwiss, New York actress,
    Sarah Panayiotou Leñador, dancer and founder of Babel Movement Dance Company

SAT 12-1:30pm  NY Adventure Club $35 a la carte
Conscious Listening™ Café at Klavierhaus 

Performance of a NY Premiere, Listening through the 4-Steps, and Interactive Discussion 

    With Grammy Award-winning violist Masumi Rostad

           formerly of Pacifica Quartet; professor at Eastman
    Composer Daniel Kellogg - the NY Premiere of "Galatea"  duo for viola and piano
    Klavierhaus Founder Sujatri Reisinger - Piano Restoration Demo and Chat

SAT 2:30-4pm
Collaborative Listening Chamber Music Masterclass
How I teach Conscious Listening for collaborative performing  
Featuring Chamber Music Center of New York and other groups. Email thenutmegstudio@gmail.com to be considered for performing.

SUN    12:30-1:30pm Music Listening Level:  Intermediate/Advanced
How Recording Technology has Influenced Piano Performance - Joe Patrych
SUN    1:30-4:30pm Music Listening Level: Advanced

Find Your Flow: Adult Piano Intensive (a Nutmeg Studio NYC event)

MON 10am-1pm Closed session - no livestreaming. Auditors by permission only.
Find Your Flow: Adult Piano Intensive (a Nutmeg Studio NYC event)

    Live Recording Sessions with Playbacks and Project Preparation


SAT November 4, 2023, 12:30-3pm  ET
Masterclass - Amateur Adult Pianists through Conservatory Graduate Level

How I teach Conscious Listening for performing; Preview of the Find Your Flow Piano Intensive
Auditors Welcome: Free Admission Donate What You Wish - Register Here
Amateur to Professional Performers from Nutmeg Studio, MIT, and Mannes School of Music
Livestream Link is emailed out the morning of the event.
Email thenutmegstudio@gmail.com to inquire about playing. Recommendation or interview required.

Reservations Requested - click here

Concert Pass $50
  One Concert plus one Zoom Café

Residency Pass $150
  Entrance to all events year round

Supporter Pass $200
  Entrance to all events year round
  Reserved seats

Sponsor Pass $500
  Entrance to all events year round
  Reserved seats
  Invitation to a festival social outing 


Collaborative Artists Line-Up

And Calleja Smiley Welsh, Poet

Joseph Patrych , Recording Producer
James Wu, Sound Engineer

Students from my Nutmeg Studio, Chamber Music Center NYC, MIT, & Mannes School of Music

The Bigger Picture

Many Thanks to my collaborators, including Sujatri, James, Joe, Jeany, Judith, NYAdventure Club, Chamber Music Center of NY, Associated Chamber Music Players, and to my sponsors and supporters!

Write Me! Content is inspired by what I hear from people like you! hello@hsingayhsu.com. 

Archive: November 4th Program - click here

Bach Invention #1 in C major - Adrian Delmont

Schubert Wanderer Fantasie 1st movement Ludmila Engelbach

Mozart Jupiter Symphony 1st movement exposition duet Yeli Zhou

Medtner Fairy Tale Op. 26 No. 1 Karren Huang

Ravel Menuet sur le nom d'Haydn Jun Chen

Liszt Sonata first section Alex Gu

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"When the ears are in tune, the mystery of music will unveil herself." 

Sujatri Reisinger, Founder, Klavierhaus


"I've been struck time and again by how naturally Hsing-ay's excellent training blends with her innate talent...her acute ear leads to unique insights into what the music is saying with admirable integrity and imagination."  

Larry Graham, Queen Elisabeth Int'l Piano Competition Winner and former professor at the University of Colorado - Boulder