Conference Schedule
October 11-13 2018

Preliminary -- Updated 8/16/2018 

WednesDAY, OCTOBER 10

5:30 - 8 PM - ALS Board of Directors Meeting at Carolina Music Museum

Thursday, October 11

8 - 9 AM - Registration Check-In, D​aniel Music Building​
All sessions in Daniel Recital Hall​ unless indicated​​

9 AM - Welcome and Session 1Liszt and the Poetic Imagination
Jonathan Kregor

10 AM - Break

10:30 AM - Session 2Epic Tales
Justin Kolb, Heidi Louise Williams, Ruby Morgan, Read Gainsford, Liza Stepanova

12 Noon - Lunch

1:30 PM - Session 3Album d'un Voyageur: I
Kemal Gekic, Lori Piitz, Richard Fountain, Nicholas Zumbro, Jose R. Lopez, Paulo Steinberg, Eugene Alcalay

2:45 PM - Break

3:15 PM - Session 4 - "The Most Extraordinary Composition in the Literature of the Organ"  (Charles E. Daniel Memorial Chapel)
Charles Tompkins, Mark Britt, Adam Pajan and the Hartness Organ: J.B. Fisk Op.​ 121

8 PM - CONCERT   McAlister Auditorium
Furman Symphony Orchestra and Furman Singers with David Gross​, piano
Thomas Joiner and Hugh Ferguson Floyd, conductors
Guest tickets may be purchased from the Furman Music Office

Friday, October 12

9 AM - Session 5
Love, Death, and Resurrection in the Musical Vision of Philip Glass, Franz Liszt, and Ancient Chant
Paul Barnes

10 AM - Break

10:30 AM - Session 6  Melodramas
Eric Ruple, Kevin McMillan, Luiz de Moura Castro, Bridgette Castro, Fabio Parrini, Bruce Schoonmaker

11:30 AM - Session 7  Liszt and Metric Conflict
Robert Wells

12 PM - Lunch

1:30 PM - Session 8 - Liszt and Chopin
Antonio Iturrioz
Alan Walker - Chopin: the Raphael of the Keyboard

2:45 PM - Break 

3:15 PM - Session 9 - Chopin Songs and Liszt Transcriptions
Susan Gouthro, Gabriel Dobner, Daniel Horn, Ksenia Nosikova, Yun Ha Hwang 

4:15 PM - Session 10 The Petrarca Sonnets, Songs With and Without Words
Grant Knox, Gabriel Dobner, William Wellborn, Caroline Hong, Michael Boyd

8 PM - CONCERT Volodymyr Vynnytsky
Daniel Recital Hall
Guest tickets may be purchased from the Furman Music Office

Saturday, October 13

AM - Session 11Video: The Buddha of the Piano: Leopold Godowski;
Introduction by Elyse Mach

10:15 AM - Break

10:45 AM - Session 12Liszt and Ohana
Introduction by Richard Zimdars
with Peter Toth, Caroline Owen, Sonny Yoo, Tsai-Wei Li, Alexandre Tchaykov

12 PM - Lunch

1:30 PM Session 13Liszt and Ohana II
Charles Fugo, Linda Li-Bleuel, John Salmon, Ryan Lewis, Tad Hardin

2:45 PM - Break

3:15 PM - Session 14Années de pèlerinage: Suisse
Derek Parsons, Philip Powell, Jay Hershberger, Henning Vauth, Alex Djorjdevic, Alexandre Dossin, Peter Cooper, Eva Polgar, Gila Goldstein

6 - 8 PM - BANQUET
Doors open at 5:30pm, Cash bar, Buffet opens at 6pm.
Reservation Deadline is September 25.
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