The 2021 Trester Festival will include lectures, master classes, and concerts centered around Latin American piano music by guest artists including outstanding University of Arizona alumni and internationally renowned concert pianists.

The core of the Trester Festival is a solo piano competition for current Fred Fox School of Music students, where students are required to perform one or more Latin American piano works as part of their program.

Friday, April 16, 2021

5p … Glenda Courtois, lecture-recital: Piano Music of Living Mexican Composers (YouTube Livestream)
6p … Q&A with Glenda Courtois (Zoom)
7:30p … Final Round of the Lois Trester Piano Competition (YouTube Livestream)

Saturday, April 17, 2021

5p … Lecture: Daniela Salinas, “More than folk music: Approaches to the study of Latin American academic music for piano”
7:30p … Recital: Daniela Salinas, “Sounds of South America” (YouTube Livestream)

Sunday, April 18, 2021

5:30p … Master Class with Oscar Macchioni (selected participants from preliminary and final rounds of the competition) (Zoom and YouTube Livestream)
7:30p … Oscar Macchioni, recital: works by Juan José Castro, Alberto Ginastera, Carlos Guastavino, Manuel Ponce, Heitor Villa-Lobos (YouTube Livestream)

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