Edward Aldwell, All Bach Recital, March 9, 1989. Courtesy of the Jerusalem Music Center

"There is nothing we can do about Edward’s last unfinished project but stand before the English Suites open on his piano and try to imagine what might have been…" More on Edward...

1938 - 2006
"My experience in theory makes it possible to explain in a more clear way what is happening in the music; too much piano teaching is about the surface dimensions of performance without exploring the reasons why you are doing anything." Edward Aldwell


The Aldwell Institute is a living homage to Edward Aldwell (1938-2006) – distinguished American pianist, scholar, and teacher – and commemorates his outstanding personality and rich professional heritage.

Under the leadership of Maestro Murray Perahia, Honorary President, the activities of the Aldwell Institute are managed by Lea Agmon, Artistic Director, and Dr. Dror Semmel, Director of the Masterclass Program and the Young Piano Masters Project (YPMP).

This site lists the Institute’s current and upcoming program of activities and maintains a record of past events.