2018 KWU International Music Festival

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018 to Sunday, March 11, 2018
Location:  Kansas Wesleyan and Stiefel Theatre

Regional students and musicians will enjoy master classes and performances featuring seven world-renowned guest artists, KWU string and piano faculty, and the Kansas Wesleyan String Orchestra. Concerts and recitals are free and open to the public, except concerts at the Stiefel Theatre — tickets can be purchased through the Stiefel Theatre Box Office (785-823-8309). The master classes may also be observed for free. Event Venues include the Hall of the Pioneers (Sams Chapel and Miller Chapel), and Stiefel Theatre for the Performing Arts.

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Festival Highlights:

Wednesday March 7, 7:30 p.m. - Sams Chapel
International Festival Faculty Recital 
Featuring Janacek String Quartet No. 2 and Brahms Piano Quintet 
Ulysses String Quartet & Tatiana Tessman, piano

Thursday, March 8, 1 p.m. - Sams Chapel
KWU Master Classes
Tina Bouey, violin | Hall of the Pioneers—Room 215
Grace Ho, cello | Hall of the Pioneers—Room 159
Colin Brookes, viola | University United Methodist Church
Rhiannon Banerdt, chamber music | Hall of the Pioneers—Sams Chapel
Annie & Dave Gnojek, flute and saxophone | Fine Arts Building—Fitzpatrick Theatre

Friday, March 9, 7:30 p.m. - Sams Chapel
International Festival Orchestra 
Featuring Haydn Symphony no. 104 and Beethoven 'Triple Concerto'
KWU International Music Festival Orchestra
Tina Bouey, violin 
Grace Ho, cello 
Tatiana Tessman, piano 
Jesse Henkensiefken, conductor

Saturday, March 10, 10 a.m. - Sams Chapel
KWU Piano Masterclass
Augustin Muriago, piano 

Saturday, March 10, 4 p.m. - Sams Chapel
Piano Concerti Concert
Featuring J.S. Bach Brandenburg No. 6 and KWU Precollege Music Students 
KWU International Music Festival Orchestra 
Jesse Henkensiefken, conductor

Sunday, March 11, 4 p.m. - Stiefel Theatre for the Performing Arts
Salina Symphony: Classical Masterworks Concert
Tina Bouey, Violin 
Program: Rossini William Tell Overture, Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major, Sibelius Symphony no. 7