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Piano @ TCU

A showcase for prospective piano students, parents, and teachers.

Mini-lessons | Pedagogy & Collaborative Piano demos
TCU Student Performances | Facilities Tour | Q&A

Registration for this event is full.

If you are a TCU piano major undergraduate admission applicant for Fall 2020 and did not get a chance to register, please contact or call 817-257-4742 if you are still interested in attending to be placed on a waiting list. 

Learn more about TCU's Piano program

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Explore all that Piano @ TCU has to offer! Learn about:
•    Faculty and current students
•    Degree offerings
•    Financial aid
•    Audition preparation and strategies
•    Performance opportunities
•    All-Steinway pianos

Activities include:
•    Free mini-lessons with piano faculty
•    Pedagogy & Collaborative Piano demos
•    Performances by current students
•    Tour of facilities
•    Q&A session
...and more!

Featuring TCU Piano Faculty
•    John Owings, Division Chair; Applied Piano
•    Michael Bukhman, Collaborative Piano
•    Ann Gipson, Piano Pedagogy
•    Cecilia Lo-Chien Kao, Collaborative Piano
•    Harold Martina, Applied Piano, Keyboard Literature
•    Tamás Ungár, Applied Piano


9:00am: Check-in - Walsh Lobby
9:30am: Welcome and TCU Student Performances
10:00am: Introduction of TCU Faculty
10:15am: TCU Piano Students' Perspective
10:45am: Mini-Lesson Sign-up
11:00am: Group Tours of Facilities - Group 1
11:00am:  Practice Time and Morning Mini-lessons
11:30am: Demos for Piano Maitenance, Collaborative Piano and Piano Pedagogy
12:30pm: Lunch & Presentations for Degree Programs, Performance Opportunities, Audition preparation, and Q&A
1:30pm: Group Tour  of Facilities - Group 2
1:00pm:  Practice Time and Afternoon Mini-lessons
2:00pm: Demos for Collaborative Piano and Piano Pedagogy
3:00pm: Refreshments
3:15pm: Info session on Financial Aid
3:30pm: Remarks by Interim Director Dr. Kristen Queen including presentation on the new School of Music Building and Van Ciburn Concert Hall at TCU.
4:00pm: Event concludes

For questions about the Piano @ TCU event or the TCU Piano Program,  contact John Owings, Division Chair and Professor of Piano at or 817-257-5764.

Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Mary D. and F. Howard Walsh Center for Performing Arts
2800 South University Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76109

Event Type

Concerts & Performances, Lectures & Presentations, Workshops

Target Audience

Students, Prospective Students


Academic, Arts & Culture


College of Fine Arts, School of Music


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