MASTER CLASSES

(All Master Classes will be held in Room 310 of the Don Taft University Center)

· Thursday, July 13 at 2:30 pm Claudio Martinez Mehner
· Friday July 14 at 2:30 pm Walter Ponce
· Saturday, July 15 at 1:30 pm Claudio Martinez Mehner
· Monday, July 17 at 2:30 pm CONCERTO COMPETITION (Round I)
· Tuesday, July 18 at 7:30 CONCERTO COMPETITION (Round II)
· Wednesday, July 19 at 2:30 pm Claudio Martinez Mehner
· Thursday, July 20 at 2:30 pm Ilya Itin
· Friday July 21 at 2:30 pm Francesco Libetta
· Monday, July 24 at 2:30 pm Josu De Solaun
· Tuesday, July 25 at 2:30 pm Kemal Gekic
· Wednesday, July 26 at 2:30 pm Francesco Libetta
· Thursday, July 27 at 2:30 pm Ilya Itin
· Friday, July 28 at 2:30 pm Kemal Gekic

FACULTY PRESENTATIONS

(All faculty Presentations will be held in Room 310 of the Don Taft University Center)

· Thursday, July 13 at 7:30 pm Walter Ponce Master classes: their real value
· Saturday, July 15 at 3:00 pm Frank Cooper: Presentation. The Classical Age
· Monday, July 17 at 7:30 pm Claudio Martinez: Ornamentation, Cadenzas and “Eingänge” in
Mozart
· Tuesday, July 18 at 2:30 pm Francesco Libetta: The Golden Rules of Interpretation: Knowing when
is the right time to take risks and when it is time to be wise and show restraint.
· Saturday, July 22 at 3:00 pm Frank Cooper – Presentation. The Romantic Age
· Tuesday, July 24 at 7:30 pm Kemal Gekic: “Preparing for a Performance & Performing” Questions
Experiences & Purpose of a Concert Career
· Saturday, July 29 at 3:00 pm Ilya Itin – Bringing the Score to LIFE: An Artistic Challenge

RECITALS – GRAND FINALE

(All Recitals will be held in the Aldolfo & Marisela Cotilla Gallery Located on the 2nd floor of the
Alvin Sherman Library) Grand Finale will be held at the Miniaci Performing Art Center.

· Friday, July 14 at 7:30 pm – Recital of Winners of 2016- JACOB MASON – LU YIH CHI
· Saturday, July 15 at 7:30 pm – “JESUS MARIA (Violinist) JOSU DE SOLAUN (Pianist)
· Wednesday, July 19 at 7:30 pm Recital – Showcasing our participants
· Thursday, July 20 at 7:30 pm Recital Showcasing our participants
· Friday, July 21 at 7:30pm – JOSU DE SOLAUN in Recital
· Saturday, July 22 at 7:30 pm – KEMAL GEKIC in Recital
· Wednesday, July 26 at 7:30 pm – Recital – Showcasing our participants Program
· Thursday, July 27 at 7:30 pm – Recital – Showcasing our participants
· Friday, July 28 at 7:30 pm – ILYA ITIN in Recital
· Saturday, July 29 at 7:30 pm FRANCESCO LIBETTA in Recital
· Sunday, July 30 at 5:00 pm – GRAND FINALE – Featuring the Winners of the 2017 Program &
Faculty Professors KEMAL GEKIC – FRANCESCO LIBETTA – ILYA ITIN