The forth annual UCF Piano Day is a one-day event with a guest piano recital and a masterclass designed for Central Florida's classical piano students, teachers and enthusiasts.
Recital - 4:00PM in Rehearsal Hall
Masterclass - 6:00-7:30PM in Rehearsal Hall
Part I - Cuban composers:
Gaspar Villate (1851-1891): Soirées Cubaines
José Comellas (1842-1888): Nocturne Op. 12, Sonate Brillante Op. 21
Nicolás Ruíz Espadero (1832-1890): Opera transcriptions
Charles V. Alkan (1813-1888): Nocturne Op. 22, transcriptions
Symphony Op. 39, Nos. 4-7
Featured guest pianist:
Dr. José R. López is Associate Professor in Piano and Coordinator of Keyboard Studies of the Florida International University, School of Music in Miami, Florida, and is the President of the South Florida Chapter of the American Liszt Society at FIU. He has performed throughout the U.S., Italy and Central and South America with orchestras, solo recitals, and chamber groups in concert halls, summer festivals such as the Music Festival of the Hamptons in New York and the Killington Music Festival in Vermont. Dr. López received his MM and DMA degrees from the University of Miami School of Music, where he studied with Dr. Rosalina Sackstein, a former pupil of Claudio Arrau and Rafael de Silva. He has recorded for SNE, Albany, Innova and Toccata Classics record labels.
Location:Rehearsal Hall: Auditorium