Open Mics–We meet every other month on even numbered months to listen and play ragtime. These bi-monthly get togethers are free and open to the public, and we welcome pianists to come play the latest rag they’ve been working on.
Next Open Mic October 19, 2013 2:00 pm at Steinway Piano Gallery 202 N.E. Loop 410, just inside loop 410 by the airport! Come play your latest rag for one of the most encouraging audiences you’ll ever find!
Ragtime Festival: In May we sponsor a festival at Market Square and other locations. We bring in guest pianists from across the U.S. and internationally! This is our opportunity to share ragtime at it’s best with the folks of San Antonio. Thanks to grants from the City of San Antonio, most of the events are FREE, no need to travel out-of state to hear great ragtime!!
The 2013 (7th Annual) Festival May 17,18,19, 2013. New this year, SILENT FILM with ragtime accompanyment, Friday May, 17 at 7:30pm at Radius Center, 106 Auditorium Circle. Suggested Donation $10.00 This event is a collaboration with KRTU the Trinity University Jazz station.
Days May 18,19 11 to 5 at Market Square FREE!!
Evenings May 17,18 7:30 Radius Center Sug. Donation $10.00
This is our premier ragtime event of the year!!!!
Fall 2013 Ragtime Festival November 9 and 16/17. On November 9 & 16, we sponsor the Youth Ragtime Contest at Steinway Piano Gallery. In recent years we have gotten about 60 participants, from beginner to very advanced! Please contact us if you know a young pianist that would like to participate. Players are usually referred by teachers, but can participate as an individual just fill out the registration form (contact us) and pay a $15.00 registration fee. Your fee also provides admission to the concert on Sunday…
On November 17, 2013 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm, we will host an “Afternoon of Ragtime” concert with pianist Ezequiel Palleja, our judge for the Ragtime Contest. The concert will be held at Radius in downtown San Antonio, Suggested Donation $10.00. Please contact us for more information.