International piano faculty, students come to UF for annual festival

June 9, 2016
UF News

Once again, the UF School of Music is welcoming international faculty and students to the International Piano Festival.

This year’s event, scheduled for June 11-18, will gather 25 outstanding pre-college and college pianists from around the world for daily master classes with guest artists from North America and China. As in past years, evening recitals will be part of the festival.

Come enjoy student performances featuring the masterworks of Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy, Liszt, Mozart and others. Here is a schedule of this year’s public events, which take place in the Music Building, Room 101, unless otherwise noted:

Saturday, June 11:

3:30-5:30 p.m.: Masterclass with Rok Palčič
7:30 p.m.: Participant Recital

Sunday, June 12:
3:30-5:30 p.m.: Masterclass with Daniel Shapiro
7:30 p.m.: Participant Recital

Monday, June 13:
12 p.m.: Participant Recital at UF Health Shands Hospital, South Tower
3:30-5:30 p.m.: Masterclass with Kevin Robert Orr
7:30 p.m.: Participant Recital

Wednesday, June 15:
3:30-5:30 p.m.: Masterclass with Logan Skelton
7:30 p.m.: Participant Recital

Thursday, June 16:
3:30-5:30 p.m.: Masterclass with Zhou Ying
7:30 p.m.: Participant Recital

Friday, June 17:
12 p.m.: Participant Recital at UF Health Shands Hospital, North Tower
7:30 p.m.: Participant Recital

Saturday, June 18:
10 a.m.: Pre-College Solo Competition
1:30 p.m.: Final Participant Recitals

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