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Kent State's Summer Piano Institute Video

Posted Jul. 8, 2010

Instructors of the Piano Institute include Dr. Donna Lee, associate professor and coordinator of the Piano Division at Kent State University and Dr. Jerry Wong, associate professor of piano, Kent State University. This year's guest artists are Joela Jones, principal keyboard for The Cleveland Orchestra and Dr. Sean Schulze, chair, Preparatory Piano Department, Cleveland Institute of Music.

Piano Institute participants receive four hours of one-on-one lessons daily; attend master classes; and study sight-reading, technique, practicing and audition/competition preparation. They will also have the unique opportunity to share in the Kent/Blossom Music program, a premiere summer institution for summer collegiate level study of solo, chamber and orchestra literature.



Piano Institute Activities
All activities are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

  • SUNDAY, JULY 18, 3:00 p.m.
    Celebrating the Firth Year Anniversary of Piano Institute at Kent State
    Piano Institute Alumni Recital
    Ludwig Recital Hall - KSU
  • MONDAY, JULY 19, 3:45 p.m.
    Master Class with Donna Lee (KSU faculty)
    University Auditorium in Cartwright Hall - KSU
  • TUESDAY, JULY 20, 3:45 p.m.
    Master Class with Sean Schulze (Cleveland Institute of Music)
    University Auditorium in Cartwright Hall - KSU
  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 7:30 p.m.
    Kent/Blossom Faculty Chamber Recital
    Featuring Choong Jin Chang, Amy Lee, Jerry Wong, Donna Lee and members of the Miami String Quartet
    Ludwig Recital Hall - KSU Tickets $15, Students $5
  • THURSDAY, JULY 22, 3:45 p.m.
    Master Class with Jerry Wong (KSU faculty)
    University Auditorium in Cartwright Hall - KSU
  • FRIDAY, JULY 23, 7:30 p.m.
    Recital featuring all Piano Institute participants
    Laurel Lake Retirement Community in Hudson, Ohio
  • SATURDAY, JULY 24, 10:00 a.m.
    Master Class with Joela Jones (The Cleveland Orchestra)
    University Auditorium in Cartwright Hall - KSU
  • MONDAY, JULY 26, 3:45 p.m. Gala Concert Dress Rehearsal
    Featuring all Piano Institute participants
    University Auditorium in Cartwright Hall - KSU
  • TUESDAY, JULY 27, 7:00 p.m.Gala Concert
    Featuring all Piano Institute participants
    Reinberger Chamber Hall at Severance Hall in Cleveland

Ludwig Recital Hall is located at 1325 Theatre Drive in the Music and Speech Center
University Auditorium in Cartwright Hall is located on Terrace Drive, off of Main Street
Reinberger Chamber Hall at Severance Hall is located at 10100 Euclid Avenue in Cleveland


Media Contact:
Effie A. Tsengas
PR/Marketing Director
etsengas@kent.edu
330-672-8398
www.kent.edu/artscollege