Piano Festival | The Art of Teaching Mozart

Saturday, May 4, 2019 (Noon to 5 p.m.)

Location: UWM Music Recital HallMusic Building Rm 175 (Google Maps)
Questions: Peggy Otwell, otwell@uwm.edu

Join UWM piano faculty members for a festive day celebrating Mozart’s keyboard genius! The event will focus on an in-depth exploration of Mozart’s piano music. Festival sessions will touch on style and interpretation in performance and pedagogy, and will include informative workshops, panel discussions, masterclasses, and more.


The UWM Piano Festival is free for all attendees – teachers, music students, and the general public – thanks to a generous grant from the Vilas Foundation.

Advance registration is recommended. Same-day registration is also possible, beginning at 11:45 a.m. in the lobby of the Music Recital Hall, Rm. 175.

Register Now!


Noon to 12:30 p.m. Walk-in Registration
12:30–12:45 p.m. Welcome and Introductory Remarks
12:45–1:45 p.m. Mozart’s Piano Sonatas: Mini-Operas at the Keyboard (Peggy Otwell)
2:00–3:30 p.m. Masterclass (Elena Abend)
3:45–4:30 p.m. Mozart and the Piano (Timothy Noonan)
4:30–5 p.m. Roundtable Discussion and Q&A (presenters and attendees)