Keyboard Artist Series 2018-2019

Featuring MTSU faculty and distinguished guest artists from around the world!

$10 General Admission; $5 Seniors
Free with an MTSU ID or if under the age of 18
Tickets at or at the door (cash, check, or credit) 

also offering:  Piano Masterclass Series
and MTSU Piano Day

FALL 2018

Gliadkovsky bio

 Kirill GliadkovskySunday, October 28 - 3:00 p.m.

Kirill Gliadkovsky 

"...the intensity and a nicely honed musicality left the audience stunned ... enthralling ... all in all, a gripping and masterful performance" -- Los Angeles Times.

 "wondrous range...impassioned depth...enormous physical and emotional power...a complete artist" -- The Malibu Times

Works by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, and Brahms
Check back for details

Hors d'oeuvres​ reception with the artist immediately following the performance 

Cheung bio

Rachel Cheung

Thursday, November 29 - 7:30 p.m.

Rachel Cheung 

(Finalist and Audience Award winner in the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition)


“She crafts each piece she plays as a sculptor or a painter creates a work of art. Cheung is the complete package: skill, technique, artistry.” -- Culture Spot LA 

"Silken tone, subtle sense of color, and stunningly imaginative." -- Musical America  

Franck/Bauer: Prélude, Fugue et Variation in B minor, Op. 18
Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op. 28  
Schubert: Sonata in B-flat Major, D. 960 

 Hors d'oeuvres reception with the artist immediately following the performance

 SPRING 2019

Clark/Ko bios 

Adam Clark/Eunbyol KoFriday, February 15 - 7:30 p.m.
MTSU Faculty Recital
Adam Clark and Eunbyol Ko, Piano Duo

  "Thoughtful and expressive ... an exquisite sense of color and timing." -- COK Magazine  




Schumann: Selections from 6 Studies in Canon Form, Op. 56
Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn
​Mozart: Sonata in D Major for Two Pianos (First movement)
​Arensky: Suite No. 1 for Two Pianos, Op. 15
​Lutoslawski: Variations on a Theme by Paganini​ 

Hors d'oeuvres​ reception with the artist immediately following the performance

Nakamatsu bio

Jon NakamatsuFriday, March 29 - 7:30pm
Jon Nakamatsu 

(Gold Medal winner of the 10th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition)

 “... brilliant musicianship. His tone and articulation sparkled and shimmered.” --  The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

"Rapier-like precision ... effortless command." -- BBC Music Magazine 



Clementi: Sonata in F-sharp minor, Op. 25, No. 5
Beethoven: Sonata in D Major, Op. 28 “Pastorale”
Brahms: Sonata No. 3 in F Minor, Op. 5

 Hors d'oeuvres​ reception with the artist immediately following the performance


The 2018-2019 MTSU Keyboard Artist Series is underwritten by a generous contribution from Dr. Nate Schott and Nancy Schott.