Research


Peer Reviewed

  • Savvidou, P., & Myers, H. “Movement and Wellness for Musicians: Case Study Report.” MTNA EJournal, April 2016
  • Savvidou, P. “Piano Duets: Facilitating Musical and Collaborative Skills.” Piano Pedagogy Forum (forthcoming).
  • Savvidou, P., Li, M., Willis, B., & Skubic, M. “Assessing Injury Risk in Pianists: Using Objective Measures to Promote Self Awareness.” Music Teachers National Association EJournal, November 2015.
    This publication was elected 2016 EJournal by the editorial committee.
  • Savvidou, P. (2014, October/November). “In Search of the ‘Perfect’ Musical Performance.” American Music Teacher, Vol. 62, Issue 2.
    This publication was elected 2015 American Music Teacher Article of the Year by the AMT editorial committee. 

Conference Proceedings

  • Li, M., P. Savvidou, M. Skubic, B. Willis (2014, August). “Using the Kinect to Detect Potentially Harmful Hand Postures in Pianists.” Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Conference in Engineering Medicine and Biology (IEEE EMBC'14) Conference Proceedings.
  • Savvidou, P., & J. Kuuskoski (2014, June). “Unmistakably Greek: Folk Dances through the Lens of Greek Nationalist Composer Yiannis Constantinides.” European Piano Teachers Association Conference, Oslo, Norway, Conference Proceedings. http://musikkpedagogene.no/epta-2/arkiv
  • Savvidou, P. (2013, May). “Bouncing and Swaying: Dynamic Alignment and Expressivity in Piano Performance. European Piano Teachers Association Conference, Düsseldorf, Germany, Conference Proceedings.

Invited Publications

  • Savvidou, P. (2015, December). “MTNA Collegiate Membership: Building Community through Experiential Learning Opportunities.” Missouri Music Teacher Association NOTES.
  • Savvidou, P. (2014, Spring). “Mindful or Mind full? Focusing the Mind for More Effective Practicing.” Missouri Music Teachers Association NOTES. http://www.missourimta.org/officer-reports-for-spring-issue-of-notes-2014
  • Savvidou, P. (2012, February). “Lengthening and Grounding: Teaching Principles of Basic Alignment to Beginning Piano Students.” Missouri Music Teachers Association NOTES, Vol. 44, No. 2.

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