Final UND Public Piano Master Class Set For Saturday

The University of North Dakota Department of Music will present the final in a series of Piano Master Classes for local teachers and students at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 28. These classes are held in the Josephine Campbell Recital Hall of the Hughes Fine Arts Center, and are free and open to the public. The goal of the class is to have strong ties to the people of UND’s surrounding areas and to discuss the piano performance and pedagogy related matters through performance to sustain the high quality in piano performance and teaching.

To find out more about UND’s piano program, check out its new Web page:

Support for the UND Piano Master class includes Poppler’s Music, Grand Forks; Schmitt Music, Fargo and Edina (Minneapolis); and Scott’s Music, Grand Forks.

All of the UND Piano Master Classes are held in the Josephine Campbell Recital Hall on the UND campus and are free of charge and open to public.

  • 10 a.m. to  noon, Saturday, April 28–Eugene Alcalay (Steinway Artist/University of Wisconsin-Platteville
  • 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Sunday, April 29 — Alcalay will present a chamber music with Simona Barbu, a cellist and faculty member in the UND Department of Music. Barbu holds the Burgum Endowed Chair of Cello.

Useful links:
UND Music Department

UND Piano Program

Nariaki Sugiura, D.M.
Assistant Professor of Piano
UND Music Department
701-777-2839 (work) 812-322-0487 (cell)

Juan Miguel Pedraza, writer/editor
UND Office of University Relations
701-777-6571 office 701-740-1321 cell