College of Visual and Performing Arts

2016 IPFW Gene Marcus Piano Camp & Festival June 12-17, 2016

Opening Recital: Hamilton Tescarollo, piano

The IPFW Gene Marcus Piano Camp and Festival will open with a recital by camp director and Associate Professor of Music/Director of Keyboard Studies, Dr. Hamilton Tescarollo. Dr. Tescarollo will perform Mozart’s Sonata in D Major, KV 311, Debussy’s La Cathédrale engloutie, and a selection of études by Chopin from his Opp. 10 and 25.
Sunday, June 12, 2016                      5:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
Admission is free for everyone


Emerging Artist Recital: Andrew Nesler, piano

Andrew Nesler is a young pianist from Tucson, Arizona. He is a sophomore at IPFW, pursuing a piano performance degree. His program features Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in E Major, BWV 854; Beethoven’s Sonata in C Major, Op. 2, No. 3; Liszt’s Après une lecture du Dante: Fantasia quasi sonata; and Bolcom’s Hi-jinks.
Monday, June 13, 2016                     7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
Admission is free for everyone


Guest Artist Piano Masterclass: Karen Taylor

Dr. Karen Taylor is piano faculty and founder/director of the Young Pianists Program and the Summer Piano Academy at Indiana University-Bloomington. She will work with camp students in a masterclass setting. Piano students and teachers, as well as members of the community in general, are welcome to attend.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016                    9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
Admission is free for everyone


Emerging Artist Recital: Mario Cervantes, piano

Mario Cervantes is a young pianist from Hawthorne, California. He is a senior at IPFW, pursuing a music technology degree, and has recently become a piano performance major as well. His program features Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in F Minor, BWV 857; Beethoven’s Sonata in F Major, Op. 10, No. 2; Chopin’s Ballade No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 23; and additional works by Bartók and Rachmaninoff.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016                      7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
Admission is free for everyone


Emerging Artist Recital:
Hope Arthur and Evan Keenan, piano duet and duo

Hope Arthur and Evan Keenan are both recent graduates of IPFW in the BM in Piano Performance degree. Their program includes Bach’s Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit, Amy Beach’s Suite for Two Pianos, Vivaldi’s A Rain of Tears, Piazzolla’s Libertango, and Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016               7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
Admission is free for everyone


Emerging Artist Recital: Chamber Music

Pianists Hope Arthur, Mario Cervantes, and Andrew Nesler will collaborate with string players Caleb Mossburg and Rachel Mossburg and clarinetist Mark Townsend in an evening of chamber music. Works to be presented include Mozart’s Kegelstatt trio and sonatas by Franck and Poulenc.
Thursday, June 16, 2016                  7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
Admission is free for everyone


Camp Student Recital

The final performance of the IPFW Gene Marcus Piano Camp, this recital will feature performances by this year’s camp participants.
Friday, June 17, 2016                       5:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
Admission is free for everyone.

All concerts are in the Rhinehart Music Center unless otherwise noted.

  • Regular Box Office Hours: Monday–Friday 12:30–6:30 p.m.
  • Rhinehart Box Office opens one hour prior to the start of events in the Rhinehart Music Center.
  • Summer Box Office Hours: Monday–Friday 11-4 p.m.
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    • Free admission for IPFW students with ID
    • Free admission for students 18 years of age and younger
    • $7.00 Adults
    • $6.00 Seniors (60 and older)
    • $4.00 All other students

we invite you to…

Underwrite a Concert or Recital!

The IPFW Department of Music is pleased to present a broad array of concerts and recitals featuring superb faculty artists, exceptional guest artists, as well as our outstanding resident vocal and instrumental ensembles.  We are always delighted to have you with us for our performances!

Private contributions play an important role in our mission to provide inspiring and entertaining musical events for the campus community, Fort Wayne, Northeast Indiana and for audiences outside our region.  

If you would like to contribute to this effort, we invite you to consider underwriting a Department of Music concert or recital.

Your tax deductible gift of $250.00 or more allows you to choose the performance you wish to support. Underwriters will be acknowledged in the printed concert program and will receive two (2) Complimentary Tickets for each concert or recital for the remainder of the performance season.

If you would like to underwrite a Department of Music performance, please contact the Chair of the Department of Music, at 260-481-6726.

 We hope you enjoy this year’s performances and look forward to having you with us often!