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88 + 4  LogoA celebration of all things piano and string through performance classes, creative workshops, ensemble collaboration and a closing showcase concert in beautiful Kresge Auditorium!

 Open to piano and string students, age 12 and older, family members and music teachers.


Date & Schedule

Saturday, March 9, 2024

9:30 AM - 4 PM

DePauw University School of Music
Green Center for the Performing Arts
600 South Locust Street
Greencastle, Indiana  46135 

Pianists email May Phang: mphang@depauw.edu
Strings email Teagan Faran: teaganfaran@depauw.edu

Schedule of Events

Saturday, March 9, 2024

9:30 a.m. – Registration
9:45 a.m. – Workshops & Master Classes
Noon – Lunch at Hoover Dining Hall
1 p.m. – Open Score Piece Instruction
1 p.m. – Introduction to Handbells
2 p.m. – Piano & Strings Celebration Concert
3:30 p.m. – Instrument Exhibit & Reception


Workshops & Master Classes

9:45 AM – NOON

Whether you are a music student, family member, or teacher, find inspiration in our 88 + 4 workshops!

Past workshops have included: Performing with Electronics, Intro to Jazz Piano Improvisation, Navigating the College Maze, College Campus Tour, Music Composition for Beginners, Studio Jam (Improvisation) and Savvy Studio Shakeup!

DePauw Music Faculty




Teagan Faran, violin
Veronica Pejril, music technology
May Phang, piano
Orcenith Smith, director of orchestra
Steve Snyder, jazz studies

Saturday, March 9

Performing Musicians in Workshops AND Master Classes

  • $25
  • 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Grades 9 – 12
  • Includes: Master class coaching, workshops, lunch, performing with an ensemble, and Showcase Concert

Family Members/Music Teachers

  • $15
  • 9:30  a.m. – 4 p.m. 
  • Includes: Access to all events with your participant, including lunch

Concert Only

  • 2 p.m.
  • FREE attendance

Contact May Phang for group rates and registration: mphang@depauw.edu