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Chicago Duo Piano Winter Mini-Fest 2024

Chicago Duo Piano Mini-Fest

Nichols Concert Hall
1490 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
United States


Concerts: Free and open to the public.

Enjoy an evening recital that includes a little history of duet playing and techniques, music and more hosted by Chicago Duo Piano Festival directors Claire Aebersold and Ralph Neiweem.

Winter Mini-Fest: February 9-11, 2024

Artistic Directors: Claire Aebersold & Ralph Neiweem
Program Director: Katherine K. Lee

Enjoy coachings, a faculty concert, and student recital in a special duo-piano weekend intensive. Mini-fest is open to pianists age eight 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.

Location: Evanston East Campus and Nichols Concert Hall |  1490 Chicago Avenue

2024 Mini-Fest Schedule of Events

Friday, February 9   
6:30 pm     Check-in (lower lobby)
7:00 pm     Claire Aebersold & Ralph Neiweem present:  "The Joy of Piano Duo" (admission free)
                    Reception to follow

Saturday, February 10
10:00 am - 12:00 pm  Coachings
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm    Lunch 
  1:00 pm  - 4:00 pm  Coachings
  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Informal Recital, Nichols Concert Hall

Sunday, February 11
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm   Coachings
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm  Final Recital

Claire Aebersold Neiweem

Piano Faculty, Aebersold & Neiweem Piano Duo in Residence

Ralph Neiweem

Piano Faculty, Aebersold & Neiweem Duo Piano in Residence

Katherine Lee

Piano Faculty