Saturday, March 9, 2013
Gavin Family Chapel
The Piano Festival comprises student recitals followed by a concert
by a professional pianist (see Concerts for details).
The aim of the festival is to inspire local piano students, and those who
perform on a recital receive a free ticket to the concert;
students are admitted free to NCS concerts in any case,
so they can bring an adult to the concert.
Saturday, March 9th, 1:00 and 2:30 p.m.
* Needham resident
* Age 18 or younger
* Permission from instructor (not necessarily a Needham resident)
* Repertoire: short piece or movement of sonatina or sonata
* Time limit: 5 minutes
* Cost $20 (enclose check with registration form)
* Deadline: February 23, 2013
* Notification of performance time: March 1 (to teacher)
Scene from 2010
Students who performed at one of the recitals in February 2010
(photo credit: Needham Times)
Piano Festival Chair Steve Snitzer is at right
Teachers of 2011 Festival Students
Amy Rockett Zhanna Berezina
Kevin McGinty Marianne Hopkin
Anne Munstedt Armine Donato
Marguerite Kotlyarova Li Fan
Mia DeMeis Steve Sussman
Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 12 noon and 2 p.m.
First Baptist Church, 858 Great Plain Avenue
The String Festival is presented to foster community among string
students and their teachers and to inspire the students.
Information for participating students
Performers must be 18 years old or younger, Needham residents
or students of Needham teachers, taking lessons, and have their
instructor's permission (the instructor does not have to be a
All performances are limited to 10 minutes. The work can be
a piece or one movement of a work for a solo string instrument
or a piece for string and piano.
The deadline for applications is March 9, 2013.
A $10 fee must accompany the application.