2017 Program Schedule (for participants)

Saturday, June 17

4:00 PM-
6:00 PM

Optional registration for out of state participants.
Honors College dormitory, corner of Blossom and Main streets.

6:00 PM Dinner
7:00 PM-
9:00 PM
USC School of Music

Sunday, June 18

12:30 PM-
2:30 PM
3:00 PM Orientation
4:00 PM Piano Extravaganza Concert
Koger Center for the Arts
6:30 PM Participants Introduction and Competition Drawing
USC School of Music Lobby

Monday, June 19 - Thursday, June 22

Typical day schedule

7:00 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM-
12:00 PM
Practice/Rehearsals at School of Music.
Each participant is assigned his/her practice room with grand piano.
12:00 PM Lunch
1:30 PM SEPF on the Road Concert featuring select SEPF participants.
See Concert Schedule
1:00 PM-
3:30 PM
Open lessons with USC Piano Faculty Lomazov, Rackers, Bush, and Fugo, or individual practice/rehearsal time.
4:30 PM Afternoon Presentation or Masterclass
6:00 PM Dinner
7:30 PM Evening Concert featuring Guest Artist

Thursday, June 22

8:30 AM-
11:50 AM
Tryouts in the Recital Hall

Friday, June 23


Arthur Fraser International Concerto Competition

10:00 AM-
12:00 PM
Morning Session Participant of the 2016 Southeastern Piano Festival, performing on stage.
2:00 PM-
5:00 PM
Afternoon Session
7:30 PM-
9:30 PM
Evening Session
  School of Music Recital Hall

Saturday, June 24

10:00 AM-
12:00 PM
Masterclasses with Guest Artists
12:00 PM-
3:00 PM
Conversation with the Judges
3:00 PM-
5:00 PM
Masterclasses with Guest Artists
7:30 PM Winners Concert and Closing Ceremony
9:30 PM-
11:00 PM
Optional Check-Out

Sunday, June 25

9:00 AM-
Check Out

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