Class Piano

A message from Tony Caramia,

Coordinator of the Class Piano Program and Professor of Piano:

There are no waiting lists in Piano Class.

Congratulations to these Piano Class TAs:

  • Matthew Figel, winner of the 2021-2022 ESM TA Prize, and recent sixth prize winner at the Leipzig Bach International Piano Competition, on being one of four students selected internationally for masterclasses with Mitsuko Uchida at Carnegie Hall as part of the Carnegie Hall Perspectives Series.

  • Ke’er (Coco) Wang, on being nominated for the 2022-2023 ESM TA Prize.

  • Steven Dong ‘22E, first-year master’s student in Alan Chow’s studio, for placing second in the 63rd Jefferson Symphony Orchestra Young Artists Competition, held January 14 in Lakewood, Colorado.

  • Daniel Minnick, winner of the 2022 Sursa American Organ Competition held at Ball State University (Muncie, IN)

  • Zehao (Nick) Bai (DMA student of Joseph Rackers and Marina Lomazov) who recently won the second prize, and Special Prize for best performance of the commissioned work by Mischa Zupko, at the National Society for Arts and Letters National Piano Competition in Chicago.

As always, if you have any questions, please contact me:

For a view of the two labs used at Eastman, as well as short clips from previous piano classes, click on Piano Fun at Eastman

site updated 3/6/23