Presented by
The Catholic University of America
Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art
Piano Division


2017-18 Concert Season

“A Celebration of Our 9-ft New York Steinway Concert Grand Piano”


Ward Recital Hall
Departments of Music
Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Ave. NE
Washington DC 20064

Free street and on campus parking or 202-319-5861

All concerts are in Ward Recital Hall
Free admission, unless otherwise stated
For disability accommodations, please contact 202-319-5414 or email

Thursday, September 21, 2017, 8 pm

Prof. Eric Fung (Lebanon Valley College)
Program: Works by J.S. Bach – Aria with 30 Variations, BWV 988 (“Goldberg Variations”) Prelude and Fugue in C-sharp Major, BWV 848
Prelude in E-flat Minor and Fugue in D-sharp Minor, BWV 853
Prelude and Fugue in F Major, BWV 856
Overture in the French Manner, BWV 831

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 8 pm

Prof. Jenny Lin (92nd Street Y School of Music)
Program: Liszt Sonata in B Minor; works by Mozart, Chopin, Debussy, Wagner/Liszt, Mompou and Silvestrov

CANCELLED Thursday, November 30, 2017, 8 pm

This event has been CANCELLED.

Thursday, January 25, 2018, 8 pm

Dr. Nikita Fitenko (Catholic U. Faculty) and Dr. Katerina Zaitseva (Guest Arist)
Program: Works for two pianos by Rachmaninov and Prokofiev

Thursday, February 1, 2018, 8 pm

Prof. Xun Pan (Millersville University)
Program: Liszt Sonata in B Minor, Beethoven Sonata in C Major, Op. 53 “Waldstein,” Mozart Sonata in C Minor, K457, Chen Peixun Autumn Moon on a Placid Lake

Thursday, March 15, 2018, 8 pm

Sophia Pileggi (1st Prize Winner of the Catholic University of America International Piano Competition)
Program: Works by Chopin, Brahms, Scriabin, and Ginastera

Thursday, April 5, 2018, 8 pm - CANCELLED

This event has been cancelled.

DATE TBA, 2018, 8 pm

Prof. Hung-Kuan Chen (Juilliard School of Music)
Program: TBA

Piano Master Classes


Friday, October 10, 2017, 1-3 pm

Prof. Jenny Lin (92nd Street Y School of Music) 

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 1-3 pm

Prof. Xun Pan (Millersville University)


Prof. Hung-Kuan Chen (Juilliard School of Music)

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