SAI Concerto Competition
The piano program will host the SAI concerto competition in 2024. Click here for details.
Showcase Gala Concert
All piano students will have the opportunity to perform in the 4,000-seat amphitheater, a highlight of the summer.
Carnival of the Animals
The festival piano students will have the incredible experience of performing with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra in a Sunday matinee concert.
Festival Piano Recitals
Weekly student recitals that provide performance experience in an intimate setting.
All pianists will have the option to participate in chamber music, a joyful mix of collaborations with festival orchestra players and fellow pianists, presented in a series of public recitals.
MSFO Orchestral Pianist
Many of the Festival symphony concerts give piano students the opportunity to perform orchestral piano parts, an invaluable experience.
Home-owners will often host performances, an opportunity for students to connect with our vital Chautauqua community.
Our piano faculty are featured in a series of solo, chamber, and concerto performances throughout the festival. 2024 features performances by Alexander Kobrin, Jon Nakamatsu, Anna Geniushene, Alexander Gavrylyuk, Sara Davis Buechner, Norman Krieger, and HaeSun Paik.
In addition to these experiences in the piano program, there are solo and chamber music student recitals scheduled throughout the Chautauqua Music Festival by the School of Music.
With symphony, opera, theater, dance, visual arts, and a series of internationally acclaimed speakers and performers, our piano students experience Chautauqua’s extraordinary mix of programming in a place of stunning natural beauty.
Chautauqua Festival Schools of Performing and Visual Arts
P.O. Box 1098
1 Ames Ave.
Chautauqua, NY 14722