Keymore Festival for Contemporary Piano
Invite musical thinkers to redefine classical music.
To inspire students, teachers, and audiences of all educational and stylistic backgrounds through curriculum-based education, personalized mentorship, collaborative performance and professional career development, with an emphasis on piano and keyboard education.
Katie Adams, Development Manager, CircEsteem
Shi-An Costello (Chair), Composer & Pianist, shi-an costello
Cheryl Duvall, Artistic Director, Chamber Music Society of Mississauga
Dr. Jeannette Fang, Pianist & Co-Artistic Director, Garth Newel Piano Quartet
Jonathan Hannau, Composer & Pianist, Jonathan Hannau
Sebastian Huydts, Chair of the Music Department, Columbia College
Dr. Eugenia Jeong, Director of Piano Studies, University of Chicago
Dr. Brianna Matzke, Executive Director, Cortona Sessions
Christopher Narloch, Owner & Curator, Narloch Piano Studio
Marianne Parker, President, New Music Chicago
Anne Rainwater, Pianist & Curator, Anne Rainwater
Andrew Rosenblum, Pianist & Harpsichordist, Andrew Rosenblum
Miki Sawada, Pianist & Creator, Gather Hear Tour
Dr. Daniel Schlosberg, Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame
Rhapsody Snyder, Executive Director, Chicago Jazz Philharmonic
Dr. Maria Sumareva, Pianist, Maria Sumareva
Kimihiro Yasaka, Pianist, Kimihiro Yasaka
Dr. Francis Yun, Director of Music, Chatham Hall
Thomas Zoells, Owner & CEO, PianoForte Chicago, Inc.
Artistic Director, Lead Curator
Thank you to our 2022 Festival Partners!
Experimental Sound Studio
NOV 20, 2022: Online PREVIEW ESS Quarantine feat. Rhapsody Snyder, ED, Chicago Jazz Philharmonic (watch here)
DEC 11, 2022: Online PREVIEW ESS Quarantine feat. Rich Coburn, Founder & Director, BIPOC Voices (watch here)
DEC 16, 2022: Online PREVIEW ESS Quarantine feat. Dr. David Reminick and Aeryn Jade Santillan, 2022 Keymore Commissioned Composer (watch here)
DEC 17, 2022: World Premiere of distance. by Aeryn Jade Santillan, 2022 Keymore Commissioned Composer, PianoForte Studios, 1335 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605 (Shi-An Costello and Francis Yun, pianos)
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