Free Master Class  I  O’Donnell Recital Hall  I  Owen Center for the Arts SMU  I  6101 Bishop Blvd, Dallas, TX 75205

Follow along as groups of Junior Competition participants play for and learn from some of the world’s top pianists and teachers.

ABOUT Gilbert Kalish

Pianist Gilbert Kalish’s profound influence on the musical community as a performer, educator, and recording artist has established him as a major figure in American music-making. He was pianist of the Boston Symphony Chamber Players for 30 years, was a founding member of the Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, and is an Artist of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. He is a distinguished professor and head of performance activities at Stony Brook University and serves as international program director of Music@Menlo’s Chamber Music Institute. He previously served on the faculties of the Tanglewood Music Center, Banff Centre, and Steans Institute at Ravinia. His discography of some 100 recordings encompasses the classical repertory to new compositions. Mr. Kalish received the American Composers Forum’s Champion of New Music Award in 2017.