Yukiko Sekino Piano Master Class
Yukiko Sekino, winner of the 2011 Mu Phi Epsilon International Competition, works with students of Dr. Robert Weirich of the UMKC Conservatory of Music & Dance in a FREE piano master class. Piano compositions by Beethoven, Chopin, and Liszt will be explored.
Friday, March 2
2:00 - 4:00pm | FREE!
For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 913-663-4756.
For more information about Mu Phi Epsilon International Professional Music Fraternity, please visit www.muphiepsilon.org or contact Julia Scherer, President, Kansas City Alumni Chapter at 913-663-4756.
Dr. Sekino will also present a FREE recital at Schmitt Music Kansas City on Saturday, March 3.
Yukiko Sekino is a graduate of Harvard University and the Juilliard School, and holds a doctoral degree from State University of New York at Stony Brook. Her teachers include Gilbert Kalish, Seymour Lipkin, Robert Levin, and Eda Shlyam. Sekino was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Colby College during the 2008/9 academic year. Currently, she is Keyboard Area Head at University of Massachusetts - Lowell and is on the faculty of the New England Conservatory Preparatory School.
An avid chamber musician, Sekino has been invited to Tanglewood, Kneisel Hall, Music Academy of the West, and Thy (Denmark) festivals. She was a resident pianist of New World Symphony under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas during 2005-2008, performing in numerous chamber music and orchestral concerts. Having a significant interest in new music, she has premiered several chamber works in New York, Boston, Miami, and at Tanglewood.