55th Annual Mildred Freiberg Piano Festival

55th Annual Mildred Freiberg Piano Festival

The 2018 Festival will be held...

Saturday, April 7 - Sunday, April 8
Concert times at 1:30, 3:00, 4:30, 6:00, 7:30 pm
(Concerts are primarily grouped according to age with the evening concerts reserved for high school students.)
Payson Park Church, 365 Belmont Street, Belmont, MA

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Received by Monday, March 19, 2018

Teachers: The 2018 Piano Festival application will be available later this fall!
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We are also pleased to announce...
The 2nd annual Martha B. Sosman Concerto Competition!
Location, details, and application available on the Concerto Competition webpage.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Received by January 5, 2018


About the Mildred Freiberg Piano Festival

Now celebrating its 55th year, this weekend-long celebration consists of multiple concerts and performances by students from all over the region.  This festival was the catalyst for the founding of our School in 1964 and has become a tradition for students in grades K-12. Over the years, the festival concerts have celebrated both a student's first performance and the exciting accomplishments of more mature artists. A variety of styles and teaching methods are presented through these performances in a non-competitive manner that stimulates the local music community.

In 2004, it was with great honor that we renamed this long-standing Belmont Piano Festival after Mildred P. Freiberg. Mildred Freiberg was a highly esteemed pianist, educator and mentor to many and was a former Powers Music School Board President and one of the founders of our School.

Performances are coordinated in the fairest manner possible, providing an opportunity for students to enjoy the company of performers from other schools and studios. We will do our very best to keep your students in back-to-back concerts.

If you have questions, please contact Daniel Acsadi, Director of Music, at (617) 484-5750 or email at dacsadi@powersmusic.org.

Thank you to Allston Piano Moving Co., a division of Gentle Giant Moving Co., for their support of this event!


How to Apply:

The Festival is open to solo, piano duo, four-hand, six-hand, and eight-hand ensembles in grades K-12. We highly encourage ensembles!

Application Deadline:
Received by Monday, March 19, 2018

Application Fee: The application fee is required for EACH performer - $20 for non-Powers students and $10 for current Powers students. If all performance slots fill up and we can no longer accept any additional performers, this fee will be returned to you. There is no fee for any 2018 Concerto Competition applicants.

STUDENTS: Please submit your payment to your piano teacher, and ask him/her to help you print and complete an application.

PIANO TEACHERS: Please print, complete, and mail the 2018 Piano Festival Application back to us with the $10 or $20 application fee. All Festival rules and guidelines are included on the application. Please read them carefully. Applications may be sent to: Dr. Daniel Acsadi, Powers Music School, P.O. Box 398, Belmont, MA 02478.

Notification: Teachers will be notified via email of the concert dates and times for their students beginning on Monday, March 26.


PO Box 398 Belmont, MA 02478  |  Phone: 617.484.4696  

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