Music of the Americas
Community Music Center’s
Juliet McComas Keyboard Marathon
Now in its 18th year, the Juliet McComas Keyboard Marathon celebrates the richness of the piano repertoire through a different thematic lens each year. Music of the Americas will showcase fourteen Community Music Center faculty artists performing eighteen American, Latin, and African American composers representing wide-ranging periods and styles. Bay Area composers Jon Jang, Bruce Nalezny, and Betty Wong are featured along with Samuel Barber, William Bolcom, Margaret Bonds, Don Byron, George Gershwin, Ignacio Cervantes, R. Nathaniel Dett, Carlos Gardel, Alberto Ginastera, Philip Glass, Guinga, Ernesto Lecuona, Astor Piazzolla, Manuel Ponce, Florence Price, and Heitor Villa-Lobos. Come hear your favorites and discover some new ones, as you enjoy a unique look into the vast repertoire of American music!
Featuring performances by CMC Piano Faculty and special guests:
Christian Bonvin, Esther Chan, Jaqueline Chew, Marco Diaz, Grace Huenemann, Jon Jang, Allison Lovejoy, Annie Nalezny, Michaela Overall, Erick Peralta, Jennifer Peringer, Matylda Rotkiewicz, Betty Wong, Shirley Wong-Frentzel, and Lilia Zheltova
* please note special start time of 3 pm *