Theme: “Chopin Must Go On”
14th Water Island Music Festival Local media icon The Forum, Steinway Artist Julian Gargiulo, and Alexander Randall will team up once more to bring world renowned classical musicians under one roof for one of the territory's most breath taking musical affairs. Come and enjoy the skill and artistry of musicians like pianists Julian Gargiulo and Maria Yefimova, trumpeter Joe Burgstaller, soprano Roza Bulat along with the jazz of pianist Wells Hanley and singer Hilary Gardner, as well as the special participation by local soprano sensation Laura Strickling and knock out percussionist Dion Parson.
You'll also witness award winning performances from the winning cellist of the 5th "Getting to Carnegie" Competition. Thisyear will also include the screening of the Short Documentary “Getting to Carnegie” with a Q&A directly afterwards.
It’s a sublime music experience that is one of the best kept secrets in the Virgin Islands!
Julian Gargiulo, pianist, composer, and Artistic Director
Maria Yefimova, pianist
Roza Tulyaganova, soprano
Joe Burgstaller, trumpet
Wells Hanley, jazz pianist
Hilary Gardner, jazz vocalist
Cellist Winner of the 2019 “Getting to Carnegie Competition”, TBA
Special participation of:
Laura Strickling, soprano
Dion Parson, percussion