What we’re about
AmateurPianists is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and the largest meetup group for pianists in the US. It was founded in 2011 by Glenn Kramer to provide performance opportunities for amateur pianists of all professions and backgrounds. Since its formation, membership has grown to include both pianists and non-pianists, people who love piano music or perhaps would be interested in attending their first ever piano performance. Our performances are FREE to the audience and are held at various venues—from recital halls and libraries, to churches and private homes. AmateurPianists also provides educational opportunities, such as masterclasses and lectures on performance practice, the history of classical music, and much more, including the San Diego International Piano Competition and Festival for Outstanding Amateurs.
We believe that piano music should be enjoyable and accessible to everyone, and AmateurPianists serves to facilitate this vision by connecting pianists with audiences.
Membership is free, so join us!
Board of Directors: Chair - Lulu Hsu, Yang Shen, Glenn Kramer, Songqing Wen, Connie Almond, Keith Weibrecht, Sonya Schumann
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- Winter RecitalScripps Miramar Ranch Library, San Diego, CA
You are invited to join us for another free piano music experience at the Winter Recital—as a pianist or audience member. Note this recital is at a different location than our usual venue -- Scripps Miramar Library.
Performers, you can sign up to play that piece you have been working on all winter! Please register at our website and clearly state the name of your piece, composer, and approximate length. We also thank you for your donation of $20.00 as a performer (attendees are free).
The registration deadline is Jan 10 for performers as we need a few days to prepare the program.
To attend this free recital, just RSVP here.
We look forward to seeing you and your family and friends on January 13!