Piano Department Events

Since events may be cancelled or added during the term, please be sure to check both the piano department website and the bulletin board by the piano lab regularly.  You will be responsible for keeping track of updates!

Fall Term 2018

 

  • Wednesday, September 12 - 8:00 PM Faculty Recital: Bill Carrothers, Harper
  • Thursday, September 13 - 11:10 AM Convocation: “Standing with the Statue of Liberty," Mark Burstein, Lawrence University President, Chapel
  • Sunday, September 16 - 7:00 PM Leonard Bernstein at 100: Faculty Ensemble Recital featuring Michael Mizrahi and Anthony Padilla, Chapel
  • Friday, October 5 - 4:30 PM Guest Masterclass:  Joel Fan, Harper
  • Friday, October 5 - 8:00 PM Artist Series: Calidore String Quartet, Chapel
  • Wednesday, October 10 - 4:30 PM Guest Masterclass: Paulina Zamora, Harper CANCELED
  • Wednesday, October 10 - 8:00 PM Guest Recital: Paulina Zamora, Harper CANCELED
  • Saturday, October 13 - 5:00 PM Guest Recital: Amir Eldan, cello and Misha Namirovsky, piano, Harper
  • Sunday, October 14 - 1:00 PM Guest Masterclass: Misha Namirovsky, piano, Harper
  • Sunday, October 14 - 7:30 PM Faculty Recital: Anthony Padilla with Michael Mizrahi, piano, Chapel
  • Tuesday, October 23 - 11:10 AM Convocation: "Listening Well in a World that Turns Away," Katherine Cramer, Chapel
  • Saturday, October 27 - 6:30 PM Faculty Recital: Catherine Kautsky, piano, Chapel
  • Sunday, November 4 - 3:00 PM Guest Recital: Ann Schein, Chapel
  • Sunday, November 4 - 5:00 PM Guest Masterclass: Ann Schein, Chapel
  • Saturday, November 10 - 5:00 PM Student Recital: Neil Krzeski, Harper
  • Sunday, November 11 - 7:00 PM Lawrence Choirs Concert, Beethoven Choral Fantasy with Anthony Padilla, piano, Chapel

Spring Term 2018

 

  • Friday, March 30 - 8 PM Artist Series:  Colin Currie, percussion, Chapel (Con students get free tickets at box office)
  • Tuesday, April 3 - 11:10 AM Convocation: “Technology's Unexpected Consequences,” Ainissa Ramirez, author and science evangelist
  • Sunday, April 15 - 7:00 PM Faculty Recital: The Piano as Orchestra. Anthony Padilla, with Michael Mizrahi, Chapel
  • Wednesday, April 18 - 8:00 PM World Music Series: The Pedriyo Martinez Group, Harper
  • Saturday, April 21 - 5:00 PM Student Recital: Anthony Cardella, Harper POSTPONED TO MAY 26, 11a
  • Saturday, April 21 - 8:00 PM New Music Series: JACK Quartet, Chapel (Con students get free tickets at the box office)
  • Sunday, April 22 - 3:00 PM Guest Recital: TJ Lymenstull, Harper
  • Sunday, April 22 - 4:15 PM Guest Masterclass: TJ Lymenstull, Harper
  • Monday, April 23 - 8:00 PM Student Recital: Nick Suminski, Harper
  • Saturday, April 28 - 11:00 AM Student Recital: Mayan Essak, Harper
  • Monday, April 30 - 8:00 PM Student Recital: Neil Krzeski, Harper
  • Tuesday, May 1 - 8:00 PM Music, Art, and the Environment, Harper. A May Day plea to respect the environment with piano music by the students of Catherine Kautsky, artwork by the students of Rob Neilson, and commentary from Professors Marcia Bjornerud and Jeff Clark, and their students in the Geology Department.
  • Wednesday, May 2 - 8:00 PM Student Recital: Evie Werger, Esch Studio, Warch Campus Center
  • Thursday, May 10 - 8:00 PM Student Recital: Katie Nelson, Harper
  • Sunday, May 20 - 1:00 PM Student Recital: Milou de Meij, Harper
  • Sunday, May 20 - 3:00 PM World Music Series: Lawrence University Gamelan
  • Sunday, May 20 - 8:00 PM New Music Series: Coming Together, Chapel
  • Friday, May 25 - 4:30 PM Keyboard Department Recital, Chapel
  • Saturday, May 26 - 11:00 AM Student Recital: Tony Cardella, Harper
  • Sunday, May 27 - 6:30 PM Student Recital: Xiaoya Gao, Chapel
  • Monday, May 28 - 8:00 PM Student Recital: Zoey Lin, Harper
  • Thursday, May 31 - 8:00 PM Student Recital: Aboris de Jesus, Harper

Winter Term 2018

Sunday, January 7 - 7:00 PM Guest Recital:  Decoda Ensemble, with Michael Mizrahi, piano, Chapel

Sunday, January 14 - 3:00 PM Guest Recital:  Neiweem/Aebersold Piano Duo, Harper Hall
Sunday, January 14 - 4:45 PM Guest Masterclass:  Neiweem/Aebersold Piano Duo, Harper Hall
Thursday, February 1 - 11:10 AM Convocation: “Gut Churn,” Jad Abumrad, creator of Public Radio’s
   Radiolab  (though this is not technically a piano event, the dept faculty feels strongly that 
   everyone in the community gains from attending convocations)
Saturday, February 17 - 3:00 PM Faculty Chamber Music, with Catherine Kautsky, piano, Chapel
Saturday, February 24 - 8 PM Artist Series:  Sasha Cooke, mezzo soprano, Chapel (get free tickets at box office)
Friday, March 2 - 8 PM Student Recital:  Robert Graziano, Harper Hall
Saturday, March 3 - 1 PM Student Recital:  Maria Santos and Gabrielle Claus, Harper Hall
Saturday, March 3 - 3 PM Student Recital:  Ethan Valentin, Harper Hall
Sunday, March 4 - 7 PM Faculty Recital:  James Decorsey, horn, with Anthony Padilla, piano, Chapel
Wednesday, March 7 - 8 PM Student Recital, Christian Vallery, Harper hall
Friday, March 9 - 8 PM  Lawrence Symphony Orchestra, featuring concerto competition winners Anthony Cardella and Nicholas Suminski, Chapel
Sunday, March 11 - 4:00 PM  Guest masterclass: Peter Frankl, Harper Hall
Monday, March 12 7:00 PM  Guest recital: Peter Frankl, Chapel

Fall Term 2017

  • Wednesday, September 13 – 8:00 PM Faculty recital: Bill Carrothers, piano, Harper
  • Monday, September 18 — 8:00 PM World Music Series: Calan Band, Stansbury
  • Thursday, October 5 – 6:00 PM Masterclass: Jonathan Biss, piano, Harper
  • Friday, October 6 — 8:00 PM Artist Series: Jonathan Biss, piano, Chapel
  • Tuesday, October 10 — 8:00 PM Guest recital: Margo Garrett, piano with Steven Spears, tenor, Chapel 
  • Wednesday, October 11 — 4:30 PM Guest class: Margo Garrett, Chapel
  • Saturday, October 14 — 8:00 PM Kaleidoscope, Fox Valley Performing Arts Center
  • Sunday, October 15 — 4:00 PM Faculty recital: Karen Leigh-Post, mezzo-soprano with Anthony Padilla, piano, Chapel
  • Wednesday, October 25 — 8:00 PM World Music Series: Nirmala Rajasekar, veena, Harper
  • Saturday, October 28 – 5:00 PM Student recital: Katie Nelson, Harper (rescheduled, TBA)
  • Tuesday, October 31 — 8:30 PM Keyboard Department Recital, Chapel
  • Wednesday, November 8 — 8:00 PM New Music Series: Jenny Q Chai, piano, Harper
  • Thursday, November 9 — 8:00 PM Student recital: Christian Vallery, Harper (moved to March 7)
  • Saturday, November 11 — 3:00 PM Faculty recital: Michael Mizrahi, Chapel
  • Saturday, November 11 — 3:00 PM Student recital: Ethan Valentin, Harper (moved to March 3)

Spring Term 2017

  • Wednesday, March 29 – 8:00 PM Artist Series: Mnozil Brass, Chapel
  • Saturday, April 1 – 1:00 PM Student recital: Evan Newman, Harper
  • Saturday, April 1 – 8:00 PM Student recital: Zoey Lin, Harper
  • Monday, April 3 – 8:00 PM Faculty recital: Tim Albright, trombone and Dane Richeson, percussion with Michael Mizrahi, piano
  • Friday, April 7 – 8:00 PM Artist Series: Roomful of Teeth, Chapel
  • Friday, April 14 – 4:30 PM Guest masterclass: Lisa Kaplan, Harper
  • Monday, April 17 – 8:00 PM Student recital: Anthony Cardella, Harper
  • Friday, April 21 – 8:00 PM Lawrence Symphony + choirs: Handel's Messiah, featuring Kathrine Handford, continuo, Chapel 
  • Saturday, April 22 – 1:00 PM Student recital: Ethan Valentin, Harper
  • Saturday, April 22 – 3:00 PM Student recital: Jessica Castleberry, Harper
  • Sunday, April 23 – 4:00 PM Guest recital: Christina Dahl, Harper
  • Sunday, April 23 – 5:15 PM Guest masterclass: Christina Dahl, Harper
  • Wednesday, April 26 – 8:00 PM World Music Series: Zakir Hussain Duo, Chapel
  • Tuesday, May 2 –8:00 PM Kautsky Studio Recital, Harper
  • Wednesday, May 10 – 4:30 PM Guest masterclass: Joel Fan, Harper
  • Wednesday, May 10 – 8:00 PM Guest recital: Joel Fan with Wen-Lei Gu, violin, Chapel
  • Sunday, May 21 – 1:00 PM World Music Series: Balinese Gamelan Concert, Chapel
  • Tuesday, May 23 – 11:10 AM Honors Convocation: Paul Cohen, Chapel
  • Tuesday, May 23 – 9:15 PM Keyboard Department Recital, Chapel
  • Saturday, May 27 – 11:00 AM Student recital: Katie Nelson, Harper
  • Wednesday, May 31 –12:15 PM Faculty recital: Kathrine Handford, organ, Chapel

Winter Term 2017

  • Friday, January 6 – 7:00 PM University Convocation, Professor Janet Anthony, Chapel
  • Sunday, January 8 – 7:00 PM Guest recital: Decoda (featuring Michael Mizrahi, piano and Erin Lesser, flute), Chapel
  • Friday, January 13 – 8:00 PM Guest recital: Lacey Jo Benter ‘09, mezzo soprano, and Brent Funderburk ‘09, piano, Chapel
  • Saturday, January 14 – 8:00 PM Student recital: Tammy Li, Harper
  • Sunday, January 15 – 5:00 PM Faculty recital: Catherine Kautsky, Chapel
  • Saturday, January 21– 8:00 PM Student recital: Derrick Hahn, Harper
  • Friday, January 27 – 8:00 PM New Music Series: Wet Ink, Harper
  • Friday, February 3 – 8:00 PM Artist Series: Elias String Quartet, Chapel
  • Wednesday, February 8 – 8:00 PM World Music Series: Kane Mathis Duo, Harper 
  • Saturday, February 18 – 2:00 PM Lawrence Chamber Players featuring Michael Mizrahi, Tony Padilla, and Catherine Kautsky, piano, Chapel ***NOTE TIME CHANGE
  • Saturday, February 18 – 5:00 PM Student non-degree recital: Maria Santos and Gabrielle Claus, Harper
  • Sunday, February 19 – 1:00 PM Faculty recital: Steven Spears, tenor and Catherine Kautsky, piano, Chapel POSTPONED
  • Tuesday, February 21 – 8:00 PM Keyboard Department Recital, Chapel
  • Sunday, February 26 – 8:00 PM Faculty recital: Tony Padilla, Chapel
  • Monday, February 27 – 8:00 PM World Music Series: Ken and Brad Kolodner, hammered dulcimer and fiddle, with Rachel Eddy, Harper
  • Saturday, March 4 – 5:00 PM Student recital: Milou de Meij, Harper
  • Sunday, March 5 – 8:00 PM Mizrahi Studio Recital, Harper

Fall Term 2016

  • Wednesday, September 14 – 8:00 PM Bill Carrothers, piano, with the Lawrence Jazz Faculty, Harper
  • Thursday, September 15 – 11:10 AM University Convocation, President Mark Burstein, Chapel
  • Friday, September 16 – 8:00 PM Guest recital: Trios for Two – Molly Gebrian, viola, and Danny Holt, piano and percussion, Harper
  • Sunday, September 18 – 7:00 PM Faculty recital: Michael Mizrahi, Chapel
  • Wednesday, September 21 – 8:00 PM Guest recital: Peter Vinograde, Harper CANCELLED
  • Thursday, September 22 – 11:10 AM Guest masterclass: Peter Vinograde, Warch Center
  • Monday, September 26 – 8:00 PM World Music Series: Huun Huur Tu, Stansbury. (Required for Freshmen, recommended for everyone else!)
  • Saturday, October 1 – 3:00 PM Faculty recital: Carl Rath, bassoon with Anthony Padilla, piano, Harper
  • Friday, October 7 – 4:30 PM Guest Masterclass: Anna Polonsky, Harper **Note time change
  • Friday, October 7 – 8:00 PM Artist Series: Kavafian-Schub-Shifrin Trio, Chapel. (Free tickets available for all BMus students IN ADVANCE at the Box Office) (NOTE: due to illness, Andre-Michel Schub will be replaced by Anna Polonsky in this performance.)
  • Sunday, October 16 – 1:00 PM Faculty recital: Karen Leigh-Post, mezzo soprano and Anthony Padilla, piano, Chapel
  • Thursday, October 27 – 8:00 PM Student recital: Aboris De Jesus and Sisi Gao, Harper
  • Friday, October 28 – 8:00 PM Student recital: Emily Blandon, Harper
  • Sunday, October 30 – 8:00 PM Guest recital: Susan Babini, cello and Michael Mizrahi, piano, Harper
  • Tuesday, November 1 – 11:10 AM University Convocation, Natasha Tretheway, Chapel
  • Tuesday, November 1 – 8:00 PM Keyboard Department Recital, Chapel
  • Friday, November 4 – 4:30 PM Guest masterclass: Michael Coonrod, Harper
  • Sunday, November 6 – 1:00 PM Faculty recital: Steven Paul Spears, tenor, and Michael Mizrahi, piano, Chapel
  • Sunday, November 6 – 5:30 PM Guest recital/class: Michael Coonrod, Harper
  • Thursday, November 10 – 8:00 PM Student recital: Tammy Li, Harper MOVED to January 2017
  • Thursday, November 17 – 8:00 PM Student recital: Ming Hu, Harper

Spring Term 2016

 

  • Friday, April 1 – Guest Masterclass: Lorna Peters. Harper, 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 2 – Student Recital: Jon Hanrahan. Harper, 3 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 2 – Guest Recital: Lorna Peters, harpsichord and Jubal Fulks, baroque violin. Harper, 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 3 – Student Recital: Katharyn Nelson. Harper, 1 p.m.
  • Friday, April 8 – Artist Series: Jeremy Denk. Chapel, 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 9 – Guest Masterclass: Jeremy Denk. Chapel, 10 a.m.
  • Sunday, April 10 – Faculty Recital: Erin Lesser, flute and Michael Mizrahi, piano. Harper, 5 p.m.
  • Monday, April 11  Latin American program, Anthony Padilla, piano and guests. Riverview Gardens, 1101 S. Oneida St., 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 16 – Artist Series: Lawrence Brownlee, tenor. Chapel, 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 17 – Student Recital: Alek Wasserman. Harper, 11 a.m.
  • Sunday, April 17 – Guest Recital: Nick Phillips. All 21st-century piano recital. First English Lutheran Church, 326 E North St., 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 24 – Lawrence Piano Alumni Recital. Harper, 3:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 24 – Lawrence Piano Alumni Masterclass. Harper, 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 24 – New Music Series: Steve Reich's Music for 18. Chapel, 8 p.m.
  • Friday, April 29 – Student Recital: Evan Newman. Harper, 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 30 – Student Recital: Maddie Scholl. Harper, 1 p.m.
  • Friday, May 20 – Guest Recital: Ketil Haugsand, harpsichord. Chapel, 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 22 – Faculty Recital: Luba Poliak. Chapel, 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 25 – Keyboard Department Recital. Harper, 9:15 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 1 – Faculty Recital: Kathrine Handford, organ. Chapel, 12:15 p.m.

Winter Term 2016

Subject to change. Check the bulletin board and online calendar regularly for changes/updates.

  • Sunday, January 17 – Faculty Recital: Karen Leigh-Post, mezzo-soprano and Anthony Padilla, piano. Chapel, 3 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 23 – Guest Masterclasses and presentations: Nelita True. Harper, times below:
               1:00 p.m. – Masterclass for Conservatory students
               3:15 p.m. – Lecture: "Reliable Memory"
               4:30 p.m. – Masterclass for Pre-College students (not required, but highly recommended!)
  • Thursday, January 28 – Student Recital: Jessica Castleberry. Harper, 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, January 31 – Faculty Recital: Anthony Padilla, piano. Chapel, 8 p.m.
  • Monday, February 1 – World Music Series: Héctor Del Cutro Quartet. Harper, 8 p.m. Required for Freshmen, recommended for everyone!
  • Wednesday, February 3 – Guest Masterclass: David Kaplan. Harper, 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 3 – New Music Series: David Kaplan, piano. Harper, 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 6 – Artist Series: Rachel Barton Pine, violin and Matthew Hagle, piano. Chapel, 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 20 – Faculty chamber recital: Lawrence Chamber Players with Anthony Padilla, piano. Harper, 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 21 – Guest Masterclass: Julian Martin. Harper, 1 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 21 – "Trouble-shooting class": Julian Martin. Harper, 3:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 23 – Keyboard Department Recital. Chapel, 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 25 – Student Recital: Ming Hu. Harper, 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 5 – Student Recital: Alek Wasserman. Harper, 11 a.m. (MOVED TO APRIL 17, 11 AM)
  • Saturday, March 5 – Student Recital: Gabriella Makuc. Harper, 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 5 – Student Recital: Derrick Hahn. Harper, 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 10 – Student Recital: Laetitia Lehman-Pearsall. Harper, 8 p.m.

Fall Term 2015

Subject to change. Check the bulletin board and online calendar regularly for changes/updates

  • Wednesday, September 16 – Faculty Recital: Bill Carrothers. Harper, 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 20 – Faculty Recital: Steven Spears, tenor, and Michael Mizrahi, piano. Chapel, 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 23 – World Music Series: Cimarron. Stansbury, 8 p.m. Required for Freshmen, recommended for everyone!
  • Friday, October 2​ – Artist Series/New Music Series: Eighth Blackbird. Chapel, 8 p.m.
  • Monday, October 5 – World Music Series: Karin Loberg Code Hardanger, fiddle player. Harper, 8 p.m. Required for Freshmen, recommended for everyone!
  • Thursday, October 8 – Student Recital: Joey Arkfeld. Harper, 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 14 – Guest Recital: Kalevi Kiviniemi, organ and Jukka Pietilä, baritone. Chapel, 8 p.m.
  • CANCELED: Wednesday, October 28 – Faculty Recital: Amanda Gessler, piano. Harper, 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 29 – Student Recital: Emily Blandon-Kovar. Harper, 8 p.m.
  • Friday, October 30 – Guest masterclass: Audrey Axinn. Harper, 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday, October 30 – Student Recital: Seth King-Gengler. Harper, 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 3 – Keyboard department recital. Chapel, 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 4​ –​ Student Recital: Tammy Li. Harper, 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 15 – Faculty Recital: Wen-Lei Gu, violin and Catherine Kautsky, piano. Harper, 1 p.m. (note time change)

 

Spring Term 2015

  • Thursday, April 2 – Student Recital: Joey Arkfeld. Harper, 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 4 – Student Recital: Thomas Lee. Harper, 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 11 – Artist Series: Third Coast Percussion. Chapel, 8 p.m. Free tickets are available to BMus students at the Box Office in advance.
  • Thursday, April 16 – Cathy Kautsky studio recital. Harper, 8 p.m.
  • Monday, April 20 – Music for All: Concert at Riverview Gardens (1101 S. Oneida St.), 7 p.m. Transportation provided upon request.
  • Monday, April 20 – Student Recital:  Alek Wasserman, Harper, 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 22 – World Music Series: DakhaBrakha. Harper, 8 p.m. Required for Freshmen, recommended for everyone else!
  • Friday, April 24 – Bach St. John’s Passion. Lawrence choirs. Chapel, 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 26 – Guest recital: Michael Brown. Harper, 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 26 – Masterclass: Michael Brown, piano. Harper, ~5 p.m. (after recital)
  • Sunday, April 26 – Lawrence Symphony Orchestra with Elizabeth Vaughan, piano. Chapel, 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 3 – Faculty recital: Matthew Michelic, viola and Anthony Padilla, piano. Chapel, 7 p.m.
  • Friday, May 15 – Student Recital: Casey Kadlubowski, Harper 6:30 p.m.
  • Friday, May 15 – Artist Series: Kronos Quartet. Chapel, 8 p.m. Free tickets are available to BMus students at the Box Office in advance.
  • Thursday, May 21 – Music for All: Concert at Riverview Gardens (1101 S. Oneida St.), 5:30 p.m. Transportation provided upon request.
  • Friday, May 22 – Student Recital: Seth King-Gengler. Harper, 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 23 - New Music at Lawrence: Lawrence University Wind Ensemble with guest composer, Joel Puckett. Chapel, 8 p.m.
  • Friday, May 29 – Student Recital: Le Kong. Harper, 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 30 – Student Recital: Elizabeth Vaughan, Harper, 11 a.m.
  • Thursday, June 4 – Student Recital: Joey Arkfeld.  Harper, 8 p.m.
  • Friday, June 5 - Lawrence Symphony Orchestra with Cameron Pieper, piano. Chapel, 8 p.m.
  • TBA – Keyboard department recital.

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