The 2017 Festival will be held...
Saturday, April 8 - Sunday, April 9
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 20, 2017
Teachers: Download the 2017 Piano Festival application here!
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We are also pleased to announce...
Our first annual Piano Concerto Competition!
Location, details, and application available on the Concerto Competition webpage.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Received by Wednesday, March 1, 2017
About the Mildred Freiberg Piano Festival
Now celebrating its 53rd 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 firstname.lastname@example.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!
Received by Monday, March 20, 2017
Application Fee: The $20 application fee is required for EACH performer. There is no fee for students who have paid their 2016-2017 Powers Music School annual registration fee. There is no fee for any 2017 Concerto Competition applicants. If all performance slots fill up and we can no longer accept any additional performers, this fee will be returned to you.
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 2017 Piano Festival Application back to us with the $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 27.