Matthay Festival 2014

Texas Wesleyan University
Fort Worth, Texas

June 18-21, 2014

9:00   Ann Sears

“Playing Bach on the Modern Piano"
Arjola Miruku:

“Teaching Pre-Collegiate Students with Matthay Principles"

Elizabeth Vandevander:

"Matthay and the Reluctant Teenager"

10:30   David Renner:

Master Class
Signe Zale:

"Two Czech composers and their Piano Music:
Antonín Dvoṝák's Mazurkas, Op. 56, and Leoš Janáćek's Sonata"

Raymond Songayllo:

“Liszt’s Sonata in B Minor: A Seminal Masterpiece of the Nineteenth Century"

1:30 (At 1:00) The Clara Wells Biennial Scholarship Auditions for 2014 Ann Sears


Chopin: Four Mazurkas, Op. 30
Chopin: Prelude in D-flat, Op. 28 "Raindrop"

Jackie Pope, soprano, and Terry McRoberts, piano:


Neil Rutman

1:50 The Clara Wells Biennial Scholarship Auditions for 2014                                                                                      Marie Hasse:

From Fists to Fingers: A Teaching Demonstration"

Steven Smith:

“Beethoven’s Piano Farewell: The Diabelli and the Opus 126 Bagatelles"

Neil Rutman

"Poetic Images from the Piano Literature: A Session on the Research and Content of my New Book"
3:05 The Clara Wells Biennial Scholarship Auditions for 2014 Richard Becker:

"Preparing to Perform Chopin’s Nocturne in D-flat, Opus 27, no. 2, with Respect to Phrasing, Touch, and Expression"
Stephen Siek and Dan Franklin Smith:

"A Fresh Look at Matthay’s Compositions: The Concert-Piece in A Minor, Op. 23, and other Buried Treasures"

Stephen Siek :

"Resurrecting Our Own Past: A Look at the APR Series Dedicated to Matthay and his Pupils"

4:00 Officers and Directors Meeting of the AMAP (at 4:30) AMAP Annual Meeting  

BANQUET (at 5:30) at the Hilton Garden Inn Fort Worth Medical Center
7:30 Petronel Malan

Mozart: Fantasia in D minor, K. 397
Mozart: Rondo in D, K. 485
Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13
Ignaz Friedman: Selected transcriptions
Liszt/Busoni: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 19

Steven Smith

Beethoven: Diabelli Variations, Op. 120
Beethoven: Bagatelles, Op. 126
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12
Gary Wolf

Bach/Friskin: "God’s Time Is the Best Time"
Beethoven: Sonata in F-sharp, Op. 78
Fauré: Nocturne in D-flat
Karel Husa: Elegy
Schumann: Fantasy in C, Op. 17
Jennifer Shoup

Bach/Busoni: Chaconne in D minor
Beethoven:Thirty-two Variations on an Original Theme in C minor
Poulenc: Trois Novelettes
Granados: Escenas romanticas

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