2019 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 16

Piano Extravaganza


SEPF Piano Extravaganza Opening Concert

The Southeastern Piano Festival opens with a traditionally sold-out Piano Extravaganza Gala, featuring multiple pianos, piano faculty, SEPF alumni and guests.

Sunday, June 16, 2019
4:00 PM
Moore School of Business, Johnson Performance Hall

1014 Greene St, Columbia, SC 29208
$20 general admission
$5 Students
18 and under: free



Monday, June 17

THE CONCERT TRUCK @ MUSEUM
Featuring NICK LUBY and the Southeastern Piano Festival Associates

The Concert Truck

Monday, June 17, 2019
12:00PM
Columbia Museum of Art
Boyd Plaza

1515 Main St. Columbia, SC 29201
Free
Presented in collaboration with the Columbia Museum of Arts



OPEN LESSONS with SEPF Faculty: BUSH, FUGO, LOMAZOV, RACKERS

Student in lesson

Monday, June 17, 2019
1:30 – 4:00 PM
Rooms 231, 230, 229, 323
USC School of Music

813 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29208
Free



Lecture
DAVID CUTLER
A Life in Music: Nine BIG Ideas on Career and Financial Success

David Cutler

Monday, June 17, 2019
4:30 PM
USC School of Music Recital Hall

813 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29208
Free

In a cutthroat world where disruptive technological change has rewritten all the rules, success requires much more than talent and hard work. This powerhouse presentation by arts entrepreneurship guru David Cutler unveils nine big ideas that help musicians thrive.



Piano X Inaugurating Concert
CONRAD TAO

Conrad Tao

Monday, June 17, 2019
7:30 PM
Columbia Museum of Art

1515 Main St. Columbia, SC 29201
$20 general admission
$5 students
18 and under: free
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Piano recital reimagined with a rising star of the New York City music scene.



Tuesday, June 18

SEPF ON THE ROAD

SEPF ON THE ROAD

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
1:30PM
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

1100 Sumter St, Columbia, SC 29201
Free



OPEN LESSONS with SEPF Faculty: BUSH, FUGO, LOMAZOV, RACKERS

Student in lesson

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
3:30 – 6:00 PM
Rooms 231, 230, 229, 323
USC School of Music

813 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29208
Free



Artist Showcase
ALESSIO BAX AND LUCILLE CHUNG

ALESSIO BAX AND LUCILLE CHUNG

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
7:30 PM
USC School of Music Recital Hall

813 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208
$20 general admission
$5 students
18 and under: free
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Award-winning piano duo present classic and modern gems.



Wednesday, June 19

Masterclass
ALESSIO BAX AND LUCILLE CHUNG

Bax and Chung

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM — Masterclass with participants
USC School of Music Recital Hall

813 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208
FREE



OPEN LESSONS with SEPF Faculty: BUSH, FUGO, LOMAZOV, RACKERS

Student in lesson

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
1:30 – 4:00 PM
Rooms 231, 230, 229, 323
USC School of Music

813 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29208
Free



Marian Stanley Tucker Lecture Series
MARC ANDRE HAMELIN
Artist’s Studio: Open Discussion

Marc Andre Hamelin

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
USC School of Music Recital Hall

813 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208
FREE



Artist Showcase
JON NAKAMATSU

JON NAKAMATSU

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
7:30 PM
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

1100 Sumter St, Columbia, SC 29201
$20 general admission
$5 students
18 and under: free
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Gold Medalist, Van Cliburn International Piano Competition



Thursday, June 20

OPEN LESSONS with SEPF Faculty: BUSH, FUGO, LOMAZOV, RACKERS

Student in lesson

Thursday, June 20, 2019
1:30 – 3:30 PM
Rooms 231, 230, 229, 323
USC School of Music

813 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29208
Free



Piano X
INAUGURAL PRESENTATION
By the participants

Student playing piano

Thursday, June 20, 2019
4:30 PM
USC School of Music Recital Hall

813 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208
free



Artist Showcase
MARC-ANDRÉ HAMELIN

MARC-ANDRE HAMELIN

Thursday, June 20, 2019
7:30 PM
Moore School of Business Johnson Performance Hall

1014 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29208
$20 general admission
$5 students
18 and under: free
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World-renown piano virtuoso performs piano masterpieces.



Friday, June 21

Arthur Fraser International Piano Competition


Arthur Fraser International Piano Competition

Friday, June 21, 2019
Morning Session: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Afternoon Session: 2:00 - 5:00 PM
Evening Session: 7:30 - 9:30 PM
USC School of Music Recital Hall

813 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208
Free

Jury:
VEDA KAPLINKSY, chair
ALAN CHOW
RAYMOND HERBERT
JOHN NAKAMATSU
MORIHIKO NAKAHARA



Saturday, June 22

Masterclasses


Student at piano receiving instruction from teacher

Saturday, June 22, 2019
USC School of Music Recital Hall

813 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208
Free

10:00 AM – Raymond Herbert
11:00 AM – Jon Nakamatsu
3:00 PM – Veda Kaplinsky
4:00 PM – Alan Chow



WINNERS RECITAL


SEPF Winners Recital

Saturday, June 22, 2019
7:30 PM
USC School of Music Recital Hall

813 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208
$10 general admission
$5 students
18 and under: free

Performances by the winners of the Arthur Fraser International Piano Competition.



Individual tickets on sale May 1

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

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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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