What can a non-musician learn from a master class in piano?

How could someone like me, who can’t play a note, benefit from attending a Master class for prodigies, conducted by a musician who studied under a piano teacher who was a classmate of Rachmaninov? This past Saturday, my wife and I attended such a class taught by Alexander Braginsky. My wife is studying piano at MacPhail Center for Music. That is how we discovered this gem of an event, and many other classes and concerts MacPhail sponsors. It was enjoyable and the recitals by the students were beautiful. Continue Reading