International e-Piano MusikFest

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International e-Piano MusikFest is an intensive piano and chamber music festival for motivated pianists. 

Each participant will receive four individual private lessons, chamber music coaching and chamber music lesson, one master class instruction and will take part in at least two public performances (three if they participate in the Chamber Music portion of the MusikFest).

There will be at least 10 public concerts at Lloyd Ultan Recital Hall. The final GALA performance will take place at the 1,100 seat Ted Mann Concert Hall.

The faculty will award prizes for best performances of Classical, Romantic, and Contemporary/Impressionist piece at the end of the Festival.

Please direct all MusikFest related questions to Stella Sick at epianomusikfest@gmail.com or call 612-460-5640.

Fees

Participant tuition is $1,500 USD. Tuition includes lessons, masterclasses, performances as well as the use of practice facilities. There is an additional fee of $100 dollars for those who participate in Chamber Music portion of the MusikFest.

Room and Board is $1,000 USD. Room and Board includes accommodations at the University of Minnesota dormitory (based on double occupancy) and three meals a day at the University of Minnesota cafeteria.

Accompanying adult fee is $1,300 USD. Fee includes accommodations at the University of Minnesota Dormitory (based on double occupancy) and three meals a day at the University of Minnesota cafeteria, as well as admittance to all master classes and public performances.

Accompanying parents who do not stay at the dormitory pay a $300 Observer fee.

Sample Schedule

  • Morning–11:30 a.m. Private Lessons, Coachings
  • 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:00–3:00 p.m. Master Class
  • 3:00–5:00 p.m. Private Lessons, Coachings
  • 5:00–7:00 p.m. Dinner
  • 7:00–8:00 p.m. Evening Performances

Piano Faculty

  • Alexander Braginsky (USA)
    • President/Artistic Director: International e-Piano MusikFest
    • Professor of Piano
    • University of Minnesota School of Music
    • President/Artistic Director: International Piano-e-Competition
  • Marilyn Engle (Canada)
    • Professor of Music
    • School of Creative and Performing Arts, University in Calgary
  • Nino Merabishvili (USA)
    • Private Studio in Bellevue, WA
  • Alexandr Sklioutovsky (Costa Rica)
    • Professor of Music
    • School of Music of the National University of Costa Rica
  • Sasha Starcevich (USA)
    • Private Studio in Bellevue, WA
  • Ting Zhou (China)
    • Professor of Piano, Chairman of Piano Department
    • Middle School Affiliated to Shanghai Conservatory of Music

    Chamber Music Faculty

    • Natalia Moiseeva (Russia), Violin
      • Violin Instructor
      • University of Wisconsin - River Falls
    • Tanya Remenikova (USA), Cello
      • Professor of Cello
      • University of Minnesota School of Music
    • Ivan Konev (Russia), Piano
      • Piano Instructor
      • University of Wisconsin – River Falls
    • Sally O'Reilly (USA), Violin
      • Professor of Violin
      • University of Minnesota School of Music

    Guest Clinicians TBA

    Application Form and Payment

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