NAMM invites pianists from across the country to join Roomful of Pianos, an annual event featuring spectacular multiple piano music taking place on Jan. 17-18, 2020 in Anaheim, California.
Each January in Anaheim CA, one of the country’s greatest musical possibilities is hidden in plain sight. Over 100 pianos – polished, tuned, and ready to play – are presented in Lounge 88 at The NAMM Show.
For the last two years, this Roomful of Pianos has welcomed a new annual event featuring spectacular multiple piano music for dozens of players. The festivities continue in January 2020 with two rhapsodic nights of multipiano masterpieces, performed on the nation's foremost assemblage of pianos.
Franz Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
for 30 pianists
Freddie Mercury, Bohemian Rhapsody
for 30 pianists
Arrangements by Lev Zhurbin, commissioned for Roomful of Pianos 2020
Conductor: Kimo Furumoto (Whittier Regional Symphony)
NAMM cordially invites pianists from around the country to come play with us! Pianists may sign up to perform for one or both nights, depending on your ability and availability.
Tracy Cowden, University of Texas at San Antonio
Jed Distler, Composers Collaborative
Aaron Friedman, Make Music Alliance
Martha Hilley, Butler School of Music at UT Austin
William Pelto, College Music Society
Richard Rejino, National Piano Foundation
Brian Shepard, Music Teachers National Association
Emily White, Special Music School, Kaufman Music Center
Betty Anne Younker, University of Western Ontario
Lennon Aldort, Myron Brown, Erin Chang, Bo Chen, Joel Clifft, Cesar Corona, Jo Ellen DeVilbiss, Aida Elkhanzade, Tamara Goldstein, John Hord, Melody Hou, Joanna Kim, Taejin Kim, Carol Man Lee, Apple Lin, Kateri Lirio, Christina Lopriore, Owen Lovell, Tingyuan Luo, Sarah Mahoney, Amy Ocampo, Abigail Olson, Bill Pelto, Rebecca Sorley, Matt Smith, Squeek Steele, Laura Stokes, Abby Thomsen, Connie Tu, Emily White, Rosalind Wong, Amie Zeoli, Tiantian Zhang