The presents its 26th annual Chicago Duo Piano Festival July 2014. In addition to offering students coaching, lectures, master classes, and recitals, the Festival includes four public events at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue, in Evanston,featuring guest duo Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe, guest pianist/lecturer Joseph Smith, Festival Founders/Directors Claire Aebersold and Ralph Neiweem, and Music Institute piano faculty, allperforming duo piano repertoire.|
Gala Opening Concert!
Claire Aebersold and Ralph Neiweem
Friday, July 11 7:30 pm
Chicago Duo Piano Festival Artistic Directors perform Stravinsky's Petrushka
Music Institute of Chicago Piano Faculty Concert
Tuesday, July 15 7:30 pm Faculty Extravaganza!
MIC faculty present duo piano favorites in one of the festival's most popular events.
Performances by: Alexander Djordjevic, Katherine Lee, Akiko Konishi, Soo Young Lee, Elaine Felder, Milana Pavchinskaya, Irene Faliks, Maya Brodotskaya, Amy Tan, Chee-Hang See, Mark George, Xiao-Min Liang, Jue He, Matthew Hagle , Mio Isoda and others.
About the MIC Piano Faculty
With more than 45 piano faculty members, MIC has one of the largest community school piano departments in the nation. Both nurturing and challenging, our instructors teach beginning through advanced repertoire for students of all levels and abilities. In addition, a large number of the faculty maintain active performing careers as soloists, collaborative pianists and chamber musicians
Special Guest Artist Concert:
Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe
Friday, July 18 7:30 pm
Music Institute Alumna Elizabeth Joy Roe and Greg Anderson are one of the most exciting young piano duos performing internationally. They will perform Rachmaninoff's Suite No. 1 and many of their own classical and crossover transcriptions. A much-anticipated Chicago Duo Piano Festival debut!
Nichols Concert Hall (View)
1490 Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL 60201