Below is information about Piano Showcase that occurred April 2019. Stay tuned for announcement of Piano Showcase 2020.
An interactive two-day event featuring three exceptional pianists and teachers celebrating the versatility and virtuosity of piano!
Sunriver Music Festival presents Piano Showcase:
From Bach to Boogie to Jazz
Online ticketing is now closed.
TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR
See you at The Tower!
835 NW Wall Street, Bend, OR, 97701
This 2-day event will be enjoyed by Central Oregon visitors and residents of all ages.
Concerts and workshops are geared toward music-makers and music-appreciators alike.
WHERE: Tower Theatre in beautiful downtown Bend.
WHEN: April 12-13, 2019.
Friday Concert 7:30 p.m. featuring all three artists celebrating the versatility and virtuosity of piano.
Workshops, masterclasses, and musical conversations with all three artists throughout the day Saturday.
Saturday Concert 7:30 p.m. highlighting collaborations with all three artists and even more amazing solo performances.
(The two evening concerts are two completely different programs -- you'll want to attend both for the full experience!)
WHO: YOU, along with piano teachers, piano players, and music-appreciators of all stripes.
Unique to this event is the integration of multiple genres of music. Always considered yourself
a purely classical enthusiast? Let’s see how the jazz cats swing it! Prefer a tangy jazz lick or
walking bass groove? Hear about Bach and Beethoven’s influence on the bluest of blue notes.
HOW MUCH: $80 for all-inclusive full pass. All the concerts, all the workshops, all of it!
Students age 21 and under get the all-inclusive full pass for just $40.
Individual concert tickets are $35 for Friday night or $35 for Saturday night. (Students $10)
FRIDAY APRIL 12:
7:30 p.m. Concert
SATURDAY APRIL 13:
9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Workshop and Artist Recital: Arthur Migliazza - Boogie Woogie
10:30 a.m. Workshop and Artist Recital: Gary Ruppert – OMTA Jazz Syllabus Author
12:00 p.m. Lunch Break
1:00 p.m. Masterclass: Sean Chen with Jude Dow-Hygelund and Gabriel Sternberg
2:40 p.m. Workshop: Adam Birnbaum – Jazz Improvisation with the Bend Student Jazz and Funk Ensemble, directed by Georges Bouhey. (www.desertjazz.net)
4:20 p.m. Musical Conversations: A Panel/Forum with Sean, Adam, Arthur and Pre-Concert Collaboration
5:00 p.m. Dinner Break
7:30 p.m. Concert
Piano Showcase is sponsored in part by a grant from the Bend Cultural Tourism Fund