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Piano Day

Piano Day is is an opportunity for advanced student pianists aged 13-18 who are studying piano privately to learn, experience and collaborate with university faculty and emerging talent in Virginia and beyond. Piano Day is November 18, 2017.

A fee of $25 includes admission to all masterclasses, vendor displays, recitals, lunch and a Piano Day T-shirt.

If you wish to participate in any of the masterclasses or recitals, please submit a recording and a teacher recommendation along with your application.


  • Dr. Benjamin Corbin, director of keyboard studies and collaborative arts at Christopher Newport
  • Visiting guest artist Rick Rowley, senior lecturer in vocal accompanying at the University of Texas


9-9:30 a.m. Registration Peebles Theatre Lobby
9:30-10:30 a.m. Lecture on Piano Health Peebles Theatre
11 a.m. - noon Lecture on Practicing Peebles Theatre
noon-1 p.m. Lunch Regattas
1-2 p.m. Public Masterclass Peebles Theatre
2-3 p.m. Participant Recital Peebles Theatre
3-4 p.m. Faculty Recital Peebles Theatre

Applications are due by November 10, 2017. For more information, contact Steven Field at (757) 594-8196 or


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