This year's Pacific Piano Day will take place on February 5, 2023. High school pianists and piano teachers are invited to join the Conservatory piano faculty for a day of music making at University of the Pacific. Participate in master classes and hear current Pacific piano students.

All high school students (2022-23 school year) performing at the Certificate of Merit Level 8 and above are eligible (e.g. Bach inventions; sonatas by Haydn, Mozart or Beethoven; or Chopin nocturnes).

University of the Pacific requires all individuals on campus to wear a facial covering indoors.

Pacific Piano Day
Registration
  • Proficiency requirement: Certificate of Merit Level 8 or above.
  • Repertoire: prepare one piece (memorization preferred).
  • Deadline: March 18, 2022
Registration fees
  • $50 Participant
  • $25 Observer (attend, but do not perform)
  • $15 Piano teacher

Observers and teachers will have the option of joining in person or via Zoom.

Piano Day master class with Dr. Sonia Leong
Program Highlight
Master Classes

Piano Day participants are taught in a master class setting by conservatory piano faculty and they also observe fellow participants.

The closing recital features current conservatory students.

All events take place on Pacific campus at the conservatory facilities. Schedule is subject to change.

10 a.m. to noon — Master Classes

1 p.m. — Meet Director of Conservatory Admissions

1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Master Classes

3:30 p.m. — Campus tour

4 p.m. — Recital by Pacific piano students