5th Annual Washington College Piano Festival Saturday, April 13th, 2024

    The 5th annual Washington College Piano Festival will be conducted entirely in-person. Washington College Festival invites participants of all ages to further develop their talents in an immersive educational experience. Students will have the opportunity to take piano lessons with Washington College piano faculty, Dr. Woobin Park, attend an workshop, and compete to win prizes in the Washington College Piano Competition. Our featured guest artist, pianist YOUNG-AH TAK (https://www.youngahtak.com) will be teaching a master class for the selected participants and presents her solo recital in the evening at 7:30 PM, Hotchkiss Recital Hall.

    To apply, send a completed application, an audition recording, and a $75 application fee (Washington College students exempt from this fee) by March 24, 2024.

    Applicants will be notified about their acceptance no later than April 1, 2024. There is no additional participation fee for accepted applicants.


    • 10am-10:30am: Registration/Welcome students - Hotchkiss Recital Hall Lobby
    • 10:30am-12pm: Master Class taught by YOUNG-AH TAK -  Hotchkiss Recital Hall
    • 12pm-1pm: Lunch (in Hodson Dining Hall and/or explore downtown Chestertown (not included in fees)
    • 1pm-2pm: Campus Tour, meet in Gibson Lobby (optional)
    • 1pm-3pm: Piano lessons with Dr. Park, Hotchkiss Recital Hall
    • 3:30pm-5pm: Washington College Piano Festival Student Showcase/Competition - Hotchkiss Recital Hall
      Concert for all participants with prizes for top performers         
    • 5pm-7pm: Dinner in Hodson Dining Hall (closes at 6pm) and/or explore downtown Chestertown (not included in fees)
    • 7:15pm: Announce Showcase Prize Winners, Hotchkiss
    • 7:30pm: Concert Series : YOUNG-AH TAK -  Hotchkiss Recital Hall
      **Cost for concert included in fees

    Woobin Park,
    Festival Director
    [email protected]