Evolution of Keyboard Instruments Showcase & Petting Zoo

Date and Time
Saturday March 9th, 2024
4:00 - 6:00pm
Braun Music Center
541 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA 94305
Braun Rehearsal Hall
About this event

The highlight of this event will feature a clavichord, a harpsichord, a classical era fortepiano, as well as the Streicher and a Steinway B grand piano. Stanford students will introduce each instrument, explaining its historical significance and unique characteristics. They will then perform pieces representative of each instrument's era. After the performances, attendees will have the unique opportunity to try out these historic instruments themselves. Reception in Campbell Courtyard to follow.

Please click here to RSVP for catering.

This event is hosted jointly by the Department of Music, Stanford Piano Society, Stanford Camerata, and Stanford Live.

Admission Information

  • Free admission
  • Note that Stanford University guidelines now state that masks are no longer required, but are strongly recommended. We encourage you to continue wearing masks for the comfort of our patrons, staff, and artists. Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test is no longer required.
Event Sponsor
Department of Music
Stanford Live