CollabFest 2017 Schedule

Schedule is subject to change

Friday October 13

All sessions in Voertman Hall unless otherwise noted,

8:30-9

registration, Voertman Hall lobby

9:00 Welcome
9:15

A physician’s guide to healthy pianism

  • Sajid Surve, DO, Texas Center for Performing Arts Health
10:00

Collaborative Pianists in the Choral Setting

  • Sallie Pollack, University of Central Oklahoma
  • Janet Pummill, Texas Christian University
11:00

Masterclass: Approaching Opera Arias with Confidence

  • Dana Brown, Roosevelt University
12:45 Lunch
1:45

Keynote Address

  • Jean Barr, Eastman School of Music
2:30

Panel Discussion: Careers in the Collaborative Arts

Dana Brown, Moderator

  • Ben Harris, Vanderbilt University
  • Anatolia Ioannides
  • Tomoko Kashiwagi, Univ. of Arkansas-Fayetteville
  • Nataliya Sukhina, Texas Tech University
3:45

Demystifying the Lead Sheet              (Recital Hall)

  • Steven Harlos, University of North Texas
4:30

Working with living composers          (Recital Hall)

  • Michael Anthony McGee
  • Christopher Meerdink, West Texas A&M University
6:45 dinner
8:00 Baroque Orchestra and Collegium Singers, featuring chamber music on period instruments -

Winspear Performance Hall

Saturday October 14

All sessions in Recital Hall unless otherwise noted

8:00-8:30 Late registration, Voertman Hall Lobby
8:30

Technology in the collaborative piano studio and on stage

  • Ben Harris, Vanderbilt University
9:15

Creating performance opportunities: innovative strategies

  • Jesse Fry, DFW Collaborative Pianists

  • Christopher Meerdink, West Texas A&M University

10:15

Masterclass

  • Jean Barr, Eastman School of Music

12-1 Lunch
1

Showcase recital featuring collaborative pianists and friends from area universities, as well as pre-collegiate guests

2:30

Ornamentation and Articulation for the Collaborative Pianist

  • Christoph Hammer, University of North Texas

4:00

Transitioning from Pianist to Coach

  • Elvia Puccinelli, University of North Texas
5:00

Faculty Recital and Closing Remarks                         (Voertman Hall)