CollabFest 2017 Schedule

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Friday October 13

All sessions in Voertman Hall unless otherwise noted,


registration, Voertman Hall lobby

9:00 Welcome

A physician’s guide to healthy pianism (VH)

  • Sajid Surve, DO, Texas Center for Performing Arts Health

Masterclass: Approaching Opera Arias with Confidence (VH)

  •  Dana Brown, Roosevelt University
Ah! Ruggiero crudel...Ombre pallide, Alcina (1735)                                                          G.F Handel (1685-1759)
Alyssa Barnes, soprano and Sarah England, piano


Quel guardo il cavaliere…So anchi’io la virtù magica, Don Pasquale (1843)      Gaetano Donizetti (1979-1848)

Jessica Rosas-Lira, soprano and Boeun Kim, piano


Aprite un po’ quegl’ occhi, Le Nozze di Figaro (1786)                                                  W.A. Mozart (1756-1791) 


T. Hastings Reeves, bass-baritone and Esme Wong, piano


No Word from Tom...Quietly Night...I go, I go to him,                                              Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

            The Rake’s Progress (1951)


Samantha Dapcic, soprano and Emily Baltzer, piano

12:00 Lunch

Panel Discussion: Careers in the Collaborative Arts (VH)

Dana Brown, Moderator

  • Janice Fehlauer, pianist, repetiteur, teacher
  • Jesse Fry, Collaborative Pianists of DFW
  • Ben Harris, Vanderbilt University
  • Anatolia Ioannides, collaborative pianist, coach, arts entrepreneur
  • Tiffany Ogdon, COO, Collaborative Pianists of DFW
  • Tomoko Kashiwagi, Univ. of Arkansas-Fayetteville
  • Nataliya Sukhina, Texas Tech University

Keynote Address (VH)

  • Jean Barr, Eastman School of Music

Making Yourself Useful: The collaborative pianist in the orchestral setting (RH)

  • Charlene Harb, AIMS in Graz (Austria), Nashville Symphony Orchestra and Vanderbilt University (retired)
  • Steven Harlos, University of North Texas, Dallas Symphony Orchestra

SongBirth: Working with living composers (RH)

  • Michael Anthony McGee, Unviersity of North Texas, ABD
  • Christopher Meerdink, West Texas A&M University
6:00 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

Technology in the collaborative piano studio and on stage (RH)

  • Ben Harris, Vanderbilt University

Collaborative Pianists in the Choral Setting (RH)

  • Sallie Pollack, University of Central Oklahoma
  • Janet Pummill, Texas Christian University
    Eddit Airhearat

Masterclass (RH)

  • Jean Barr, Eastman School of Music

Violin Sonata No.1 in A minor, opus 105 (1851)                                                  Robert Schumann (1810-1856)   

I.Mit leidenschaftlichen Ausdruck


Junhyun Kim, violin and Chenshayang Huang, piano



Variations on "Trockne Blumen", D. 802 (Op. posth. 160)(1824)                             Franz Schubert (1797-1828)                          

Won Lee, flute and Hyiyoung Choi, piano



Violin Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108                                                               Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)  

I. Allegro

GaLeoung Kim, violin and Jiyoon Jeong piano

12:00-1:00 Lunch

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


Ornamentation and Articulation for the Collaborative Pianist (RH)

  • Christoph Hammer, University of North Texas

4:00 Faculty Recital and Closing Remarks (VH)