The 2020 Augustana University Lee Piano Festival is Mar. 26-28, 2020.
All events are free and open to all teachers, students and the general public.
The three-day celebration of the piano takes place in the Humanities building on the Augustana University Campus. Each day presents unique opportunities for learning, listening, and participation to music teachers and piano students.
We are pleased to announce that our guest artist for the 2020 Lee Piano Festival will be Richard Steinbach.
Steinbach has performed extensively as both soloist and collaborative artist in concerts throughout the United States, Canada, France, Italy, Great Britain, South America (Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru), Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, New Zealand, Australia, India, Malaysia, South Korea, Japan and The People’s Republic of China. As the grand prizewinner in the France Piano International Competition, he performed his solo debut recital at the Salle Cortot in Paris. Throughout his career, Steinbach has established himself as an extraordinarily versatile artist whose insightful interpretations of contemporary music have been widely acclaimed
Thursday, March 26
3:00 - 4:30 p.m. - Richard Steinbach Master-Class for College Students
5:00 - 6:30 p.m. - Richard Steinbach Master-Class for High-School Students
Friday, March 27
TBA - Mini Lessons with Richard Steinbach and Augustana Piano Students
Saturday, March 28
TBA - Mini Lessons with Richard Steinbach
7:30 p.m. - Richard Steinbach Recital - Soundscapes
Pianist Richard Steinbach presents an eclectic program of both classical and contemporary piano works by composers from around the world. From Chick Corea to Lowell Liebermann, Steinbach's performance will feature composers who incorporate folk music, popular music and jazz into their compositions.
Additional works by: Claudio Dauelsberg, Dimitri Cervo, Jorge Lopez Marin, Richard Addinsell and Ronaldo Miranda.
Questions or comments concerning the Lee Piano Festival? Please contact the competition director:
Dr. Rick Andrews
Department of Music
2001 S. Summit Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57197