Performance

Numerous performance opportunities are available to Baylor Keyboard students, including studio performance classes, keyboard Music Hour, solo degree recitals, School of Music Convocation, University concerto competition, master classes, accompanying, chamber music, and regional, national and international contests. Short and long-term goal planning in performance is an important part of every keyboard degree.

Professional keyboard study at Baylor also provides special opportunities to participate in the master classes and the study abroad programs of international performing artists. Artist-in-residence, Krassimira Jordan, and Organist-in-residence, Joyce Jones, present regular master classes for keyboard majors.

Distinguished performing artists who have presented master classes at Baylor in recent years include:

• Andre Watts
• Charles Rosen
• Menahem Pressler
• Ilana Vered
• Susan Starr
• Maurice Hinson
• Steven Mayer
• Anthony de Mare
• Malcolm Bilson
• Philippe Bianconi
• Lorin Hollander
• Fabio Bidini
• Olga Kern
• Jan Jiracek
• Stefan Arnold
• Barry Douglas
• Marc-André Hamelin.