2016 Concert Schedule

All concerts take place at the University of South Carolina School of Music,
813 Assembly Street, unless otherwise indicated.

For full ticket information, go to TICKETS.



Sunday, June 12

Piano Fireworks Opening Gala Concert


SEPF Piano Fireworks Opening Gala Concert

Featuring: Marina Lomazov, Joseph Rackers, Phillip Bush, Charles Fugo and guests.
Sunday, June 12, 2016
4:00 PM
Johnson Performance Hall at the Darla Moore School of Business

1014 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 20208
$20 general admission
$5 Students, 18 and under: free


Monday, June 13

Rising Star Showcase:
Eric Lu

SEPF Rising Star Showcase Artist Eric Lu

Monday, June 13, 2016
7:30 PM
USC School of Music

813 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 20208
$20 general admission
$5 Students, 18 and under: free


Monday - Thursday, June 13 - 16

Open Lessons with SEPF Piano Faculty:
Bush, Fugo, Lomazov, Rackers


Open lessons with SEPF Piano Faculty

1:30 PM - 4 PM
USC School of Music offices 229, 230, 231, 323

813 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 20208
Free



Tuesday, June 14

SEPF on the Road

SEPF on the Road

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
4:30 PM
City Art Gallery

1224 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Free


Artist Showcase:
Sergei Babayan, Pianist, The Juilliard School and Cleveland Institute of Music

SEPF Artist Showcase Concert with Sergei Babayan

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
7:30 PM
Columbia Museum of Art

1515 Main St., Columbia, SC 29201
$20 general admission
$5 Students, 18 and under: free


Wednesday, June 15

Marian Stanley Tucker Guest Lecture Series:
Sergei Babayan, Pianist, The Juilliard School and Cleveland Institute of Music

SEPF Marian Stanley Tucker Guest Lecture Series

Featuring SEPF participants and South Carolina Music Teachers Association piano students
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
10 AM - 12 PM
USC School of Music Recital Hall

813 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 20208
Free



Marian Stanley Tucker Guest Lecture Series:
Sergei Babayan, Pianist, The Juilliard School and Cleveland Institute of Music

SEPF Marian Stanley Tucker Guest Lecture Series

"Piano Conversations" – Open panel discussion moderated by Marina Lomazov

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
4:30 PM
USC School of Music Recital Hall

813 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 20208
Free

Artist Showcase:
Soyeon Kate Lee and Ran Dank, piano duo

SEPF Artist Showcase Concert

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
7:30 PM
USC School of Music Recital Hall

813 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 20208
$20 general admission
$5 Students, 18 and under: free


Thursday, June 16

Artist Showcase:
Ann Schein

SEPF Artist Showcase Concert

Thursday, June 16, 2016
7:30 PM
Trinity Cathedral

1100 Sumter St, Columbia, SC 29201
$20 general admission
$5 Students, 18 and under: free


Friday, June 17

Arthur Fraser International Piano Competition


Arthur Fraser International Piano Competition

Friday, June 17, 2016
All Day
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Morning Session
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Afternoon Session
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM, Evening Session
USC School of Music Recital Hall

813 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 20208
Free and open to the public


Saturday, June 18

Piano Masterclasses


Piano Masterclasses

Saturday, June 18, 2016
10:00 AM - Jason Kwak
11:00 AM - Soyeon Kate Lee
3:00 PM - Ann Schein
4:00 PM - Julian Martin
USC School of Music

813 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 20208



Winners Concert


SEPF Winners Concert

Saturday, June 18, 2016
7:30 PM
USC School of Music Recital Hall

813 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 20208
$10 general admission
$5 Students, 18 and under: free



All concerts offer $5 student rush tickets and free tickets to those 18 and younger one hour prior to each concert.

Click here for directions to the School of Music.

Please claim your reserved tickets no less than 15 minutes prior to the concert. All unclaimed tickets will be released after that time.


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