Solo Instrument + Duo


Please join us for the eighth season of pianoSonoma in July and August 2018. The festival will be hosted by the Green Music Center at Sonoma State University with lessons, coachings, classes, and performances all taking place at SSU.

Our Solo Instrument + Duo program is open to adult musicians of all levels and backgrounds.

2018 pianoSonoma Summer Festival Dates:

Session I: Sunday, July 22 –  Saturday, July 29, 2018

Session II: Sunday, July 30 – Saturday, August 4, 2018


Solo + Duo - pianoSonomaYou will receive three 45-minute private lessons with faculty members and Artists in Residence. These lessons will be tailored to fit your needs and wishes. We encourage participants to bring already-polished repertoire for our many performance opportunities, as well as new pieces.


We offer a unique opportunity for you to collaborate with one of our Artist in Residence instrumentalists. You will receive three 45-minute guided rehearsals with one of our gifted fellows. These will be in-depth duo rehearsals, so please come prepared for a rich, musical immersion.

Performance Classes

We will have four 90-minute performance classes, led by pianoSonSolo + Duo - pianoSonomaoma faculty and guest artists. One of the highlights of our festival, we provide a supportive, intimate and private environment for you to conquer performance anxiety and to experience the reward of sharing your passion for music on-stage.


You are welcome to perform a solo selection, duo or both in our final participant concert.

pianoSonoma faculty and Artists in Residence will also perform in community concerts throughout the week at various venues.


Yamaha Pianos provided courtesy of Yamaha Artist Services, New York.


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