Austin Piano Festival

Celebration of the Piano 2015: May 8th - May 17th

Select performances from this year's Austin Piano Festival will be recorded by KMFA Classical 89.5 for future broadcast.
Opening Gala Concert - Friday, May 8th 7:30 PM
First Unitarian Church of Austin
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Nancy Weems Piano Recital - Saturday, May 9th at 7:30 PM
Jessen Auditorium at the University of Texas
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Debussy in Sound and Image - Friday, May 15th at 7:30 PM
​Jessen Auditorium at the University of Texas
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Two Piano Evening - Saturday, May 16th at 7:30 PM
Jessen Auditorium at the University of Texas
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Closing Gala with Prizewinners - Sunday, May 17th at 5:00 PM
Jessen Auditorium at the University of Texas
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Masterclasses with our Artist Faculty

Come and see the most talented young pianists from around Texas study with our festival artists in live master classes! View the Master Class schedule here.

2015 Solo Piano Competition

Congratulations to our 2015 Competition Winners!

You can hear many of these winners play live at the Closing Gala Concert. They will also appear on KMFA 89.5's "Pianoforte" Program on April 25th at 9PM, and April 26th and 5PM.

Please also join us to hear these and many other fabulous pianists in our Master Class Series, during the festival concert weekend.
 
Division I (Grades 7-9)
 
1st Place - Nathaniel Zhang
2nd Place - John Cao
3rd Place - Steven Dong
HM - Gelsomina Meglino
 
Division II (Grades 10-12)
 
1st Place - Jonathan Qi
2nd Place - Rhiannon Bishop
3rd Place - Helen Nebeker
HM - Eunice Lee
HM - David Nie

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