Chicago Duo Piano Winter Mini-Fest

March 3-5, 2023

Celebrate the joy of two-piano and four-hand playing.


Artistic Directors: Claire Aebersold & Ralph Neiweem

Program Director: Katherine K. Lee

Winter Mini-Fest Includes:
coachings  •  concerts  •  student recital    

Evanston East Campus |  1490 Chicago Avenue


Tuition: $150

Includes coachings, Saturday lunch, and participation in student recital. 

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 10, 2023

Open to pianists age 8 to adult; late beginner level and up (Suzuki Book 2; Music for the Millions Vol. 17)

Students are expected to be present at all performances including faculty and student recitals to support their peers.


Schedule of Events


Friday, March 3  |  7:30 pm    
Faculty Concert

Nichols Concert Hall | 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston

Students should check in at 7 pm


Saturday, March 4      
10:00 am - 12:00 pm  Coaching (Youth arrive at 9:45 am)

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  Lunch (provided to particants)

  1:00 pm  - 4:00 pm  Coachings

  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Informal Recital, Nichols Concert Hall

Sunday, March 5  

(please be sure to bring your assigned music) 
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Warmup and coachings

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm  Final Recital*


* Participants should wear appropriate recital attire: e.g. button down shirt, nice sweater, dress pants, dress or skirt (at least tea-length since the stage is elevated), dress shoes.