Music Department

Keyboard

Keyboard students in all degree programs receive:

Highlights

  • Students perform each semester in studio recitals and semester juries, and may audition annually to play a solo recital.
  • Through the department's faculty and guest concert series, students have exposure to a wide variety of music as well as the opportunity to perform in annual master classes.
  • Piano students perform collaboratively with fellow students in studio recitals each semester. 
  • A wealth of extra curricular performance experiences include community master class performances and recital performances and faculty/student outings to RPO and other community concerts
  • Nazareth piano graduates have been awarded scholarships and teaching assistantships for graduate piano study and are employed as teachers and performers in public school, collegiate, community, and church settings.

Keyboard Events 2018-19

  • Faculty Showcase Recital: Oct. 21, 2018 at 3 p.m.
  • Modern Clarinet Sonatas: Kevin Nitsch, Oct. 26, 2018 at 3 p.m.
  • Guest Recital: Lucas Krupinski, Oct. 31, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Guest Recital: Music from my Childhood, Esther Park, Nov. 18, 2018 at 3 p.m.
    Masterclass: Esther Park, Nov. 19, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.
  • Orchestral Songs/Symphonic DancesFaculty Piano Quartet; Jan. 27, 2019 at 3 p.m.
  • Guest Recital: The Piano at its Summit: Franz Liszt’s Complete Piano Etudes, Asiya Korepanova, piano; Feb. 15, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Leonard Bernstein, Up Close and Personal: Kevin Nitsch and friends; Mar. 31, 2019 at 3 p.m.

See naz.edu/events for the most up to date information.

Past Events
Student News

Spotlights

    Masterclass

      Studio Recitals

      November 8, 2018
      November 20, 2018
      March 29, 2019
      April 9, 2019

      Have Questions

      Jacob M. Ertl

      Jacob M. Ertl

      Assistant Professor of Piano and Coordinator of Keyboard Studies, Program Director for the BM in Music Performance in Music
      585-389-2696
      jertl2@naz.edu
      Arts Center 73