Tuesday March 27
(Subject to change – still being finalized)

10aM –  MASTER CLASS WITH prof. noam sivan – improvisation
(juilliard SCHOOL OF MUSIC)
11:30aM – “workin’ 9 to 5″:
PANELISTS TBA

A conversation with some of the piano industry’s biggest employers – what do they look for in new applicants?  How can you separate yourself from the pack?  What are the skills and songs you need to work in these high-demand venues?  For piano bars,  cruise ships, agencies and national venues, get the inside track!

12:45pm –  MASTER CLASS with Dave Rosenthal
(20+ year music director – Billy Joel)

2:30pM – Gigmasters.com presents: “piano bar superstar”

Our audition event, where you get to perform up to 3 songs for a room full of industry professionals including owners, agents and booking reps from across the country and around the world.  Get feedback, constructive critiques and maybe even a job! (advance sign up REQUIRED – space is limited!)  SPONSORED BY www.GigMasters.com

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3:15pM –  no business like show business: a showmanship seminar
(led by mark weiser: owner of shake rattle & roll pianos – the longest running self-produced dueling pianos show in history)
6:30pM –  rocktopia (opening night on broadway!)
Your orchestra seat to the multimedia extravaganza that fuses the greatest classical music with the most iconic rock songs of our time
10pM –  late night piano bar & dueling pianos jam session

(subject to change)