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Preparatory Division String Camp, June 20-24, Ages 6-9 and 9-12. Registration deadline is May 20th. Preparatory Division, Tanner Dance and Youth Theatre Arts Passport, June 27 - July 1, Create an original performance work to be presented at the Tanner Dance Building. Preparatory Division International Piano Festival, July 26 - July 29, Musicianship, ukulele, and choir classes. University of Utah, School of Music.

Home in Their Eyes: Images and Stories of Home by Residents in Rural China, Friday, March 25 – Thursday, June 2, 2016, J. Willard Marriott Library 3rd Floor

Salt Dance Fest 2016 brings together internationally renowned dance artists and dance makers Jeanine Durning, Alex Ketley and Jennifer Nugent, along with esteemed SLC dance artists Daniel Charon, Molly Heller and Stephen Koester for two weeks of moving, collaborating, dance making and the lively exchange of ideas, June 6-17, 2016.

Summer Chamber Music Workshop, Matt Zalkind, June 26 - 30, 2016, Hasse Borup, Director, Open for serious string and piano players, age 12 - 26,  School of Music, University of Utah

University of Utah Department of Ballet Summer Intensive, June 20 - July 15, 2016. Join us for an exciting four-week ballet intensive with internationally recognized faculty and guest artists.

Performance Calendar of 2015 - 2016 Season, Department of Ballet, University of Utah

Performance Calendar of 2015 - 2016 Season, Department of Modern Dance, University of Utah

Natural History Museum of Utah 2015 Lecture Series

College of Fine Arts, University of Utah

Pianist Daria van den Bercken Took the Piano on the Road … and in the Air

Dutch/Russian pianist Daria van den Bercken had the classical music world listening when she launched her project ‘Handel At The Piano’ in 2012, playing the keyboard works by George Frideric Handel and finding a new audience for this music through videos, concerts and alternative stages and platforms.

‘Handel At The Piano’ was well received home and abroad, leading to the prestigious Amsterdam Prize in 2012, concerts worldwide and a release on Sony Classical. Next to her concert engagements, Daria developed the Talk & Play presentation, in which she invites audiences to listen to music and rethink structures. She presents it at universities, companies and stages such as TED – Ideas worth spreading. 

Daria finished her studies in Bloomington, Indiana (USA, 2002) with Menahem Pressler and Leonard Hokanson, and at the Amsterdam Conservatory with Mila Baslawskaja and Naum Grubert.

For more information, please visit

Link 1 (her website)

Link 2 (her Youtube Channel)

High On Handel!:

Handel At Home:

Handel hits the road!:

Daria van den Bercken: Why I take the piano on the road … and in the air:

Grieg: Lyrische Stücke no.4 op. 54 Nocturnes - Daria van den Bercken:

Daria van den Bercken - Beethoven sonata op. 110 part 1:

Debussy: Voiles - Daria van den Bercken:

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