A three-day celebration of the piano will be marked by legendary piano-makers Steinway & Sons, together with the University of Iowa School of Music and West Music Co., from September 23rd-25th.
The celebration will include several performances and events open to the public free-of-charge.
- 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, UI School of Music piano faculty members Uriel Tsachor, Rene Lecuona, Ksenia Nosikova and Alan Huckleberry, among others, in performances of pieces for one, two, three, four and eight pianos;
- 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, a recital by guest artist Richard Glazier celebrating the lives and music of George and Ira Gershwin;
- 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, a piano master class featuring the UI piano faculty and area high school students; and
- 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, a recital by area piano students.
A selection of Steinway, Boston and Essex pianos will be available for viewing and purchasing throughout the event in the Clapp Recital Hall lobby, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Read the full press release: UI Hosts National Piano Month ‘Extravaganza’ Sept. 23-25