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2020 Classical Music Festival PIANO SEMINAR • Eisenstadt ... · PDF file • Daytrip to Vienna which includes High Mass at St. Stephen’s Cathedral featuring the Festival Chorus

Jul 24, 2020




  • Join us for twelve days in charming Eisenstadt, Austria --- the city of Joseph Haydn! The Classical Music Festival offers piano performers, teachers, and observers an opportunity to work with an outstanding international piano faculty in Eisenstadt, Austria under the direction of Jane Magrath and in cooperation with the Joseph Haydn Conservatory.

    PIANO SEMINAR • Eisenstadt, Austria 2020 Classical Music Festival

    August 4-16, 2020

    Faculty Artists and Lecturers for 2020 • Jane Magrath is on the piano faculty at the University of Oklahoma where she has held the Grant Endowed Chair and served as Regents’ Professor. She is a widely published author of piano editions with Alfred Music. • Alan Chow is Professor of Piano at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York and was first Prize Winner of the Concert Artist Guild International New York Competition. • Jennifer Hayghe received her bachelors, masters degrees and doctorate degree in piano performance from The Juilliard School and currently is on the faculty of the University of Colorado-Boulder. • Ralf Heiber is a professor for Vocal Accompaniment for Song and Oratorio at the Music and Arts University in Vienna. • David Heller is Professor of Music, University Organist, and Chair of the Department of Music at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.

    Seminar Includes: • Housing for 12 days with daily breakfasts • Bus transportation to and from the Vienna Airport on Aug. 4 and Aug. 16 • Admission to all performances, recitals, master classes, lectures, roundtables and activities on the festival schedule • Performers receive one private lesson, 2 master class or studio class performances and a solo performance opportunity in the Empiresaal of the Esterházy Palace • Tour of the Bösendorfer factory in Wiener-Neustadt • Tours of Haydn’s house in Eisenstadt, the Esterházy Palace, Forchtenstein Castle, and the Bergkirche where Joseph Haydn is buried and where his last six masses were first performed • Winetasting seminar • Enjoy a meal at an Austrian heuriger • Festival receptions • Daytrip to Vienna which includes High Mass at St. Stephen’s Cathedral featuring the Festival Chorus and Orchestra, followed by a faculty piano recital in the Bösendorfer Hall of the Mozarthaus, tour of the Vienna Opera House, and visit to Zentralfriedhof Cemetery to the burial sites of Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, Strauss and others. • Optional private lessons available for teachers and observers at an additional cost

    Cost: $1,525 for piano teachers and observers Cost: $1,575 for piano performers

    Registration fee of $50 due at registration; $100 after March 15, 2020. Single rooms and hotel upgrades are available at additional cost. Optional Tours offered at an additional cost on August 7 and 10 to: St. Margarethen Opera Festival for a performance of Puccini’s Turandot; Melk Abbey with a river cruise on the Danube to the medieval town of Durnstein; Hungary with a visit to Liszt’s birthplace in Raiding among other destination choices.

    For more information about accommodations, registration, tours, faculty, visit our website at

    Festival office: 813-361-3917 Email: [email protected]

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