Festival Schedule

Thursday, February 23

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Norman Krieger

Master Class
USU Performance Hall

Student Performers & Repertoire:

Nicole Chang: Dumka, op. 59 - Tchaikovsky
Trenton Chang: Sonatine (3rd mvt.) - Ravel
Hayden Hubbard: Paganini Etude No. 5 -  Liszt




Friday, February 24

9:30-11:30 a.m.
Norman Krieger

Master Class
USU Performance Hall

Student Performers & Repertoire:

Ryan Frazier: Variations Serieuses - Mendelssohn
John Price: Concerto No. 1 (1st mvt.) - Tchaikovsky

1:00 p.m.
Announcement &
Celebration Program

Featuring Prize-winning Students
of the USU Piano Program

USU Performance Hall

Free Admission - Tickets not required


2:30-4:30 p.m.
Norman Krieger

Lecture/Demonstration
Tippetts Balcony Room

“Celebrating a Master:
Recollections of my teacher, Adele Marcus”


7:30 p.m.
Marc-André Hamelin

Solo Recital
USU Performance Hall



Saturday, February 25


10:00-11:30 a.m.

Marc-André Hamelin

Question & Answer Session
USU Performance Hall

1:30-3:30 p.m.
Norman Krieger

Lecture/Demonstration
USU Performance Hall

“Transcending the piano:
Technical tools that help us project our musical conceptions”



Tuesday, February 28


10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

Kevin Kenner

Lecture/Demonstration
USU Performance Hall

1:30-3:30 p.m.
Kevin Kenner

Master Class
USU Performance Hall

Student Performers & Repertoire:

Erika Hubbard: Etude Tableaux Op. 32, No. 7 - Rachmaninoff
Brian Daurelle: Ballade No. 2 in B minor - Liszt
Brandon Lee: Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise - Chopin


Wednesday, February 29

10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
Kevin Kenner

Lecture/Demonstration
USU Performance Hall

1:30-3:30 p.m.
Kevin Kenner

Master Class
USU Performance Hall

Student Performers & Repertoire:

Camille Jensen: Liebesleid - Rachmaninoff
Mark Gubler: Concerto No. 2 in G Minor (1st mvt.) - Saint-Saëns
Chenggang Wang: Concerto No. 1 in E minor (1st mvt.) - Chopin



Thursday, March 1

7:30 p.m.
Kevin Kenner

Solo Recital
USU Performance Hall


To register, please contact
Festival Director Dennis Hirst
at (435)797-3257 or Dennis.Hirst@usu.edu


Wassermann Festival, Utah State University Music Department, Logan, UT