Senior Competition Schedule

The 2017 Senior Competition will take place March 26 – April 2, 2017.

All rounds of the competition are open to the public. All preliminary rounds and master classes are free to the audience at the Indian Wells Theater, located on the campus of CSUSB-Palm Desert, 37-500 Cook St., Palm Desert, CA 92211

*Schedule subject to changes.

Sunday, March 26

Local Master Class

Starts at 3:00 pm at the Oliphant Auditorium and in Room 120 on the campus of CSUSB-Palm Desert,37-500 Cook St., Palm Desert, CA 92211.

Preliminary Solo Rounds

Each pianist plays a 30 minute solo program of their choice at the Indian Wells Theater. Between 4 and 6 contestants per session.

Evening Session starts at 7pm

Monday, March 27

Preliminary Solo Rounds

Each pianist plays a 30 minute solo program of their choice at the Indian Wells Theater. Between 4 and 6 contestants per session.

Afternoon Session starts at 2pm
Evening Session starts at 7pm

Tuesday, March 28

Preliminary Solo Rounds

Each pianist plays a 30 minute solo program of their choice at the Indian Wells Theater. Between 4 and 6 contestants per session.

Afternoon Session starts at 2pm
Evening Session starts at 7pm

Wednesday, March 29

Solo Semi-Finals

Each pianist plays a 45 minute solo program of their choice at the Indian Wells Theater. Approximately 4 contestants per session.

Afternoon Session starts at 2pm
Evening Session starts at 7pm

Thursday, March 30

Solo Semi-Finals

Each pianist plays a 45 minute solo program of their choice at the Indian Wells Theater. Approximately 4 contestants per session.

Morning Session starts at 9am

Concerto Round

Each pianist plays 20 minutes. Approximately 5 contestants per session.

Afternoon Session starts at 2pm
Evening Session starts at 7pm

Friday, March 31

Concerto Round

Each pianist plays 20 minutes at the Indian Wells Theater. Approximately 5 contestants per session.

Morning Session starts at 9am
Afternoon Session starts at 2pm

Solo Finals

Each pianist plays 45 minutes. Approximately 4 contestants. Followed by deliberations for the Solo winners.
Solo Final requires a ticket, $20 per ticket through the Waring office.

Evening Session starts at 7pm

Saturday, April 1

Master Class

In the Oliphant Auditorium and Room 120 on the campus of CSUSB-Palm Desert,37-500 Cook St., Palm Desert, CA 92211.

Sunday, April 2

Concerto Finals Competition

At the McCallum Theatre. Purchase tickets through www.McCallumTheatre.com. Followed by deliberations for the Concerto winners and announcement of all winners.

Starts at 2pm