Music, Magic, and Meditation: Pianist Jeffrey Chappell and his mentor Leon Fleisher

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Oct 20 2020 35 mins   1

In the first full episode of Muse Mentors, pianist Jeffrey Chappell reflects on his life and his formative mentorships first with pianist Jane Allen, and later with the legendary Leon Fleisher.  Jeffrey reveals his early childhood genesis story with the piano; his studies at the Curtis Institute and Peabody Conservatory, and path that led him to an astounding last minute substitution for Claudio Arrau with the Baltimore Symphony. He addresses overcoming challenges and adversity  and speaks about his lifelong meditation practice and his book Answers from Silence.

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