The Wassermann Festival, located on the campus of Utah State University, provides pianists the opportunity to work with prominent guest artists in lecture and master class settings, studying piano literature, piano pedagogy, and performance techniques.

Festival Performance, Lecture & Master Class Schedule

Friday, February 29
3-5pm
Lecture: Motivational Stages in Music Study
Chase Fine Arts Center Room 214
8pm
Solo Recital
USU Performance Hall

 

Saturday, March 1
10am-12noon

Master Class
USU Performance Hall

Repertoire:
Sonatina in C Major, Op. 36, No. 1, III – Clementi
Emma Cardon

Minstrels from Préludes, Book I – Debussy 
Peter Daniels

Intermezzo in E Minor, Op. 119, No. 2 – Brahms
Bradley Taylor

Prelude in D-flat, Op. 32 – Rachmaninoff       
Ryan Frazier

2-4pm
Lecture: From Touch to Sound
USU Performance Hall

 

Monday, March 3
12noon-3pm

Master Class
USU Performance Hall

Repertoire:
Tarantella, Venezia e Napoli – Liszt
Jessica Roderer

Concerto No. 1, I – Rachmaninoff
John Sargeant

Hungarian Fantasy – Liszt
Anarie Petroff

Sonata for Piano, Op. 26, IV. Fuga – Barber
Brandon Lee

3pm
Question & Answer Session
USU Performance Hall

 

Tuesday, March 4
8pm

Solo Recital
USU Performance Hall

 

Wednesday, March 26
10am-12noon
Lecture: The Schumann Fantasie
USU Performance Hall
1:30-3:30pm

Master Class
USU Performance Hall

Repertoire:
Concerto No. 1 – Rachmaninoff 
Luke Hancock

Sonata No. 3 – Chopin 
Keenan Reesor

Robert McDonald
7pm

Solo Recital
USU Performance Hall
Free Admission - Donations to the
Wassermann Festival gratefully accepted

Brandon Lee

 

Thursday, March 27
10am-12noon
Question & Answer Session
USU Performance Hall
1:30-3:30pm

Master Class
USU Performance Hall

Repertoire:
Mephisto Waltz – Liszt
Brandon Lee

Concerto No. 1 – Liszt
John Price

 

Friday, March 28
10am-12noon
Lecture: Chopin's Rubatos: What We Know,
What We Don't Know, & Why You Should Care.
USU Performance Hall
5pm
Lecture: Style Awareness and
the Value of Intuitive Listening

USU Performance Hall

8pm
Collaborative Concert
USU Performance Hall


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