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High School Piano Day

High School Piano Day

Date and Time

Friday, March 31, 2017
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


  • Haas Center for Performing Arts


High School students are invited to participate in GVSU's High School Piano Day on Friday, March 31st!

Join us for High School Piano Day!
Friday, March 31, 2017, 8am-4pm, Performing Arts Center
To register, please click HERE

Meet fellow high school pianists.
Learn to be a better accompanist and collaborator.
If you plan to be a music major, explore various college degree options and musical career options.
If you don’t plan to be a music major, learn about different ways of keeping the piano in your life without pursuing it as a profession.
If you are not sure, come and find out what’s available!

Schedule (subject to change):
8:00am-9:00am             Pianists’ Breakfast Buffet at Fresh Food Company, GVSU dining - provided
9:15am-9:30am             Brief Orientation
9:30am-10:00am           Session #1: Welcome performances by current GVSU students and faculty
10:00am-10:40am         Session #2: Accompanying/Collaborative Playing I - Masterclass      
10:40am-11:10am         Session #3: Accompanying/Collaborative Playing II - Sight-Reading
11:20am-11:40am         Session #4: A Glance at College Music Classes I - Theory, Aural Skills, History
11:40pm-12:20pm         Session #5: A Glance at College Music Classes II - Piano Pedagogy
12:20pm-1:00pm          Lunch - provided
1:00pm-1:40pm            Session #6: Alexander Technique Session
1:40pm-2:10pm            Session #7: Q&A I - GVSU Faculty
                                    “Understanding Differences Between Various College Degrees/Programs
                                     (BM, BA, BME, Minor, Dual Degrees, Pedagogy Certification) and Career Options”
2:10pm-2:40pm            Session #8: Q&A II - Current and Past GVSU Students:
                                     “What I did, do, and/or plan to do”
2:50pm-3:30pm            Session #9: Masterclass with Dr. Cho
3:30pm-4:00pm            Session #10: Final Concert

*Registration is due Monday, March 6, 2017, 5pm.  Registration fee is $10.  Registration is available online at; you may choose to pay the fee online or mail in a check.  No refund is available after the due date.  




Office of Music and Dance (616) 331-3484

Dr. Helen Marlais

Dr. Sookkyung Cho



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