Join pianists Sonia Leong and Natsuki Fukasawa for an inspiring week of piano study and performance, July 14 - 20, 2024. In master classes and private lessons, learn how to listen critically; analyze musical and technical obstacles; experiment with and implement solutions; and perform with greater confidence.

Topics will include musicianship, technique, healthy approaches to playing, practice habits, score study, memorizing, nerves, and ensemble playing, as well as seminars on related topics. The week culminates with a public recital featuring all participants.

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The Pacific Piano Intensive is open to a limited number of 9th to 12th grade pianists (2024-25 school year) playing at the Certificate of Merit Level 8 and above by audition. 

Audition: Please send links to performances of two works of contrasting periods (Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Contemporary).

Application Deadline: May 10

Cost: $1,480 (includes tuition, room and board)

Tentative schedule


Afternoon: Registration
6 p.m.: Dinner

Monday – Friday

8 a.m.: Breakfast
9 a.m.: Practice
10 a.m. to noon: Master class
Noon: Lunch
1:30 p.m.: Seminar
2:30 – 6 p.m.: Practice, private lessons, piano ensemble
6 p.m.: Dinner
7 p.m.: Evening activity


10 a.m.: Public recital
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