The Catholic University of America

Benjamin T. Rome School of Music



Call 202-319-5416 for information about performances 

 **All events free and do not require tickets unless noted**



Upcoming Events:

Music School to Present Washington International Piano Festival

The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at The Catholic University of America presents the Washington International Piano Festival (WIPF) in summer 2014, which will feature performances by guest artists and young musicians, a piano competition for young pianists, and two performances at the Millennium Stage at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington.  

Unless otherwise noted, events take place on the Catholic University campus: 620 Michigan Ave., N.E., Washington, D.C. For more information, visit or call 202-319-5416, or see the festival website'sconcert page

The festival will take place from July 27 to Aug. 3. 

Guest artist recitals:

John O’Connor, Sunday, July 27, 7:30 p.m., Ward Recital Hall

Chongxiao Liu and Wei Gong Piano Duo, Monday, July 28, 7:30 p.m., Ward Recital Hall

Ralitza Patcheva, Wednesday, July 30, 7:30 p.m., Ward Recital Hall

Yoshio Hamano, Thursday, July 31, 7:30 p.m., Ward Recital Hall

Santiago Rodriguez, Sunday, August 3, 4 p.m., Ward Recital Hall


Young pianist recitals:

Young Pianist Showcase Concerts, Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, July 27-31, 6:45 p.m., Ward Recital Hall

Auditions for The Catholic University of America First Annual Piano Competition, Tuesday, July 29, 1-6 p.m., Ward Recital Hall

Young Pianist Showcase Concert, featuring piano competition winners, Sunday, Aug. 3, 3:15 p.m., Ward Recital Hall


Concerts of selected 2014 WIPF Participants, including both solo and piano ensemble music from WIPF participants, Friday, Aug. 1, and Saturday, Aug. 2, 6 p.m., John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Millennium Stage. Admission is free and concerts will be webcast online at


Closing Concert of the 2014 WIPF Participants, Sunday, Aug. 3, 11 a.m., Ward Recital Hall. Tickets for each recital are $20 for adults; $10 for seniors and students; and free for CUA students with a valid student ID. For more information, visit




Performances take place on the CUA campus, unless noted. 
Events subject to change.
For information and directions, call: 202-319-5416.
To request accommodations for a disability, please contact Dominic Traino, production manager,
at (202) 319-5407 or at least two weeks prior to the event. 


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