Tue April 16 | 4:00 PM

Piano Master Class

Drew Petersen, piano

Acclaimed soloist Drew Petersen will work with three talented local piano students as part of the Laura Avery Visiting Masters Series.


April 16, 2024 4:00 PM

Piano Master Class

Drew Petersen, piano

Drew Petersen, piano

On Tuesday, April 16th, join us for a Piano Master Class with our guest artist, acclaimed American pianist, Drew Petersen. Petersen will work with three talented piano students from the community as part of the Laura Avery Visiting Masters Series.

All master classes are free and open to the public.

Master Class Program

Ravel: Miroirs No. 3, Une barque sur l'océan
Noah Lowen, piano

Beethoven: Sonata No. 31, Op. 110 in A-flat Major
III. Adagio ma non troppo
Steven James, piano

Brahms: 4 Klavierstücke, Op. 119
I. Intermezzo in E minor
II. Intermezzo in C Major
Chang Qing Shi, piano

About Drew Petersen:
Acclaimed young American pianist Drew Petersen is a sought-after soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. He has been praised for his commanding and poetic performances of repertoire ranging from Bach to Zaimont, and is the recipient of the 2018 Avery Fisher Career Grant, 2017 American Pianists Award, and the Christel DeHaan Fellow of the American Pianists Association.

With the resumption of live concerts his 21/22 season will include orchestras in Cincinnati, Santa Fe, Buffalo, Delaware, Columbus and Indianapolis and recitals in San Francisco, Madison and Sanibel, FL. Recent highlights have included debuts with the Sarasota, Houston, Phoenix, Pacific, Milwaukee, Fort Smith, Buffalo, Waco and Allentown symphonies as well as his recital debut at the Kennedy Center. In solo recital Petersen has appeared at the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, University of Indianapolis, Williams College Concert Series, Dame Myra Hess Concerts in Chicago, Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival, Brevard Music Center’s Summer Festival and Chicago’s Ravinia Festival. 2018 marked the release of his first solo recording of music by Barber, Carter, and other American composers on the Steinway & Sons label for which BBC Music Magazine acknowledged his presence as a rising star. For more information on Drew Petersen, please visit his website drewpetersenpiano.com

Health & Safety

The health and safety of Eugene Symphony audience members, musicians, and staff members has been and will always be our top priority. We strongly welcome and encourage patrons who wish to continue wearing masks while attending performances to do so. We want all of our attendees to feel comfortable and accepted in your choice. You take care of you, we'll take care of the music and ensuring that your experience attending a Eugene Symphony concert remains exceptional.

For the most up to date health and safety protocols for our concerts, visit our Eugene Symphony Safety page.

LOCATION: The Studio at The Hult Center


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