|When:||June 9, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM - Add to Calendar|
|Where:||Rhinehart Recital Hall|
|Tagged:||IPFW , Gene Marcus Piano Camp , students , piano competition|
The IPFW Gene Marcus Piano Camp will allow students to experience a week of intensive piano study with IPFW piano faculty and guests. Daily activities will include group sessions, individual lessons, Alexander technique and music theory classes, supervised practice and a variety of workshops and lectures. Performance opportunities include master classes and recitals. Evening activities will include faculty and guest artist recitals. The camp is for intermediate and advanced students, ages 12-18, and includes both a residential and a commuter option. There is no geographic restriction for attendance at this camp. Students from all areas are welcome to attend.
All camp activities will take place on the campus of Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW). IPFW is a Carnegie Community Engaged University that awards Indiana University bachelor’s degrees in music. The camp will be held in the recently built John and Ruth Rhinehart Music Center, a facility that provides an ideal learning environment as well as excellent rehearsal spaces, studios and performance halls. Recitals and master classes will be held in Rhinehart Recital Hall, an acoustically superb performance space. Ample practice facilities are available, including a number of rooms with grand pianos.
The 2013 featured guest artist will be Caio Pagano an internationally renowned concert pianist, teacher and scholar. He will be performing a solo recital and presenting a piano master class for camp participants. Pagano has been a distinguished professor of piano at Arizona State University since 1986.
Pianist Elsie Johnson will be this year's "emerging artist." She is a 2010 IPFW graduate (B.M., Piano Performance) and will earn a double master's degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from Butler University in May 2013. Elsie will be joining the camp staff and also performing a solo recital.