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Ronald BrautigamCelia Mendez Young Pianist’s Beethoven Competition
with Ronald Brautigam in concert and as master teacher

The 2017 concert was sponsored in part by a grant from The Ross McKee Foundation, Silicon Valley Creates, and the Office of Cultural Affairs of the City of San José

Concertand Master Class

An all-Beethoven concert on the Beethoven Center's original 1823 John Broadwood & Sons fortepiano was held Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Tateuchi Hall, Mountain View Community School of Music and Art.


Sonata in F Minor, Opus 2, no. 1
"Pastoral" Sonata, D Major, Opus 28
7 Bagatelles, Opus 33
"Waldstein" Sonata, C Major, Opus 53

This year's master class was held Sunday, May 7, 2017 at the San Jose State University Concert Hall.


Our 2018 concert and master class on April 7 and 8 will feature Jon Nakamatsu. Details coming soon.

About Jon Nakamatsu



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