Solo Instrument + Trio


Please join us for the seventh season of pianoSonoma in July and August 2017. The festival will take place in Sonoma andNapa Counties with lessons, coachings, classes and performances in Santa Rosa and public concerts in vineyards and other venues throughout the area.

Our Solo Instrument + Trio program is an exclusive program designed for our most advanced and experienced participants.

2017 pianoSonoma Summer Festival Dates:

Session 1: Sunday, July 23 –  Saturday, July 29, 2017

Session II: Sunday, July 30 – Saturday, August 5, 2017


You will receive three 45-minute private lessons with Juilliard 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 two of our Artist in Residence instrumentalists. You will receive three 45-Pala and Annette for pianoSonomaminute guided rehearsals with these gifted fellows. These will be in-depth trio rehearsals, so please come prepared for a rich, musical immersion.

Performance Classes

We will have four 90-minute performance classes led by pianoSonoma 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, trio 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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