Events

All PianoSummer 2018 events are scheduled in Studley Theatre (located in Old Main). Studley Theatre is air-conditioned and wheelchair accessible. All events and programs subject to change without notice.

Jacob Flier Piano Competition

Final Round

The competition is open to all students up to age 32. The winner performs a debut recital in Carnegie Weill Recital Hall in the following season. In addition, the winner will share a recital with the second and third-place winners at the following year's PianoSummer at New Paltz Jacob Flier Piano Competition Gala. Learn more...

Finalists:
Takeshi Nagayasu (Japan)
Rixiang Huang (China)
Hao Tian (China)

Suggested Donation

$10 suggested donation at door

General Admission

Date
Time
Location

Wednesday, July 18

3:00 p.m.

Studley Theatre

Student Recital II

Students of PianoSummer perform classical music works in Studley Theatre.

Suggested Donation

$10 suggested donation at door

General Admission

Date
Time
Location

Thursday, July 19

7:00 p.m.

Studley Theatre

PianoSummer at New Paltz
Stagecraft: A Workshop

Award-winning journalist, author, pianist, composer, playwright, and broadcaster Paul Harvey Jr. will lead a workshop on the art of stagecraft as it relates to classical piano performance.

Suggested Donation

$10 suggested donation at door

General Admission

Date
Time
Location

Friday, July 20

3:00 p.m.

Studley Theatre

Daria Rabotkina Master Class

A native of Kazan, Russia, and the daughter of two pianists, Daria Rabotkina is lauded as “…a pianist full of fire and warmth” (The Plain-Dealer). A former student of Vladimir Feltsman and Natalya Antonova, and an alumnus of PianoSummer of 1998, she holds degrees from Mannes College of Music and Eastman School of Music. Since 2016, Dr. Rabotkina holds the position of an Assistant Professor of Piano at Texas State University and stands as an Associate Director of the Texas State International Piano Festival.  Her performing career include collaborations with the San Francisco Symphony, New World Symphony and Kirov Orchestra, and recitals at the Ravinia’s Rising Stars series, Kennedy Center, Weill Recital Hall, among others. Winner of the 2007 Concert Artists Guild International Competition, Rabotkina’s latest CD is scheduled to be released in 2018, featuring Humoreskes by Dvořák, Reger, Rachmaninov and Schumann. Read more...

Suggested Donation

$10 suggested donation at door

General Admission

Date
Time
Location

Tuesday, July 24

3:00 p.m.

Studley Theatre

Student Recital III

Students of PianoSummer perform classical music works in Studley Theatre.

Suggested Donation

$10 suggested donation at door

General Admission

Date
Time
Location

Thursday, July 26

7:00 p.m.

Studley Theatre