Date(s) & Time(s)::
Daily from June 12, 2016 until June 17, 2016
Location: Rhinehart Music Center
Opening Recital: Hamilton Tescarollo, piano
June 12 at 5:30pm
The IPFW Gene Marcus Piano Camp and Festival will open with a recital by camp director and Associate Professor of Music and Director of Keyboard Studies, Dr. Hamilton Tescarollo. Dr. Tescarollo will perform Mozart's Sonata in D Major, KV 311, Debussy's La Cathédrale engloutie, and a selection of études by Chopin from his Opp. 10 and 25.
Guest Artist Piano Masterclass: Karen Taylor
Dr. Karen Taylor is piano faculty and founder/director of the Young Pianists Program and the Summer Piano Academy at Indiana University-Bloomington. She will work with camp students in a masterclass setting. Piano students and teachers, as well as members of the community in general,
are welcome to attend.
Tue., June 14 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Camp Student Recital
The final performance of the IPFW Gene Marcus Piano Camp, this recital will feature performances by this year's camp participants.
Fri., June 17 5:30 p.m.
Emerging Artist Recital: Andrew Nesler, piano
Sophomore Andrew Nesler, a young pianist from Tucson, Ariz., is pursuing a piano performance degree at IPFW. His program features Bach's Prelude and Fugue in E Major, BWV 854; Beethoven's Sonata in C Major, Op. 2, No. 3; Liszt's Après une lecture du Dante: Fantasia quasi sonata; and Bolcom's Hi-jinks.
Mon., June 13 7:30 p.m.
Emerging Artist Recital: Mario Cervantes, piano
Mario Cervantes is a young pianist from Hawthorne, California. He is a senior at IPFW, pursuing a music technology degree, and has recently become a piano performance major as well. His program features Bach's Prelude and Fugue in F Minor, BWV 857; Beethoven's Sonata in F Major, Op. 10, No. 2; Chopin's Ballade No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 23; and additional works by Bartók and Rachmaninoff.
Tue, June 14 7:30 p.m.
Emerging Artist Recital: Hope Arthur and Evan Keenan, piano duet and duo
Hope Arthur and Evan Keenan are both recent graduates of IPFW earning a B.Mus. in Piano Performance. Their program includes Bach's Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit, Amy Beach's Suite for Two Pianos, Vivaldi's A Rain of Tears, Piazzolla's Libertango, and Borodin's Polovtsian Dances.
Wed., June 15 7:30 p.m.
Emerging Artist Recital: Chamber Music
Pianists Hope Arthur, Mario Cervantes, and Andrew Nesler will collaborate with string players Caleb Mossburg and Rachel Mossburg and clarinetist Mark Townsend in an evening of chamber music. Works to be presented include Mozart's Kegelstatt trio and sonatas by Franck and Poulenc.
Thur., June 16 7:30 p.m.
Piano Camp June 12-17, 2016
The IPFW Gene Marcus Piano Camp aims to inspire young pianists to strive for artistic excellence and to encourage them to reach their potential in piano study and performance.
Students are immersed in all things piano, from a variety of workshops and group sessions, master classes, Alexander technique, music theory and keyboard musicianship classes and ensemble playing, to daily individual lessons with camp faculty and practice sessions guided by experienced practice coaches, all to help them progress rapidly and continue to be excited about making music throughout the year. Daily evening activities include performances by guest artists and faculty as well as camp participants.
The camp is open to students ages 12-18 with at least two years of prior piano study who are interested in improving their playing and performance. It includes both a residential and a commuter option; applications from students residing anywhere in the US or abroad are accepted.
All camp activities take place at the John and Ruth Rhinehart Music Center, on the campus of IPFW. IPFW is a Carnegie Community Engaged University that awards Indiana University bachelor’s degrees in music. The attractive music building provides an ideal learning environment and includes excellent rehearsal spaces, studios and performance halls. Recitals and master classes are held in Rhinehart Recital Hall, an acoustically superb performance venue. Ample practice facilities are available, including a number of rooms equipped with grand pianos.
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