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Join Us for a Preview of the Festival on Friday, May 24

2:00-3:00pm, San Marcos Public Library, Room B

Dr. Jason Kwak, Regents' and University Distinguished Professor of Piano and Director of the International Piano Festival, will provide an entertaining and informative overview of the upcoming Piano Festival.

Free ticket to the Festival’s concerts will be available!

Texas State International Piano Festival

June 1-9 at the Texas State University

Performing Arts Center


The week-long Texas State International Piano Festival features world-renowned faculty, masterclasses, competitions, recitals, and concerts by guest artists and rising stars from all over the world.


During what will be the most memorable Festival in its 15-year history, Texas State University will host 42 selected students from all corners of the world, the most incredible collection of artist piano faculty, concerto performances with the Central Texas Philharmonic, and many other exciting events. This Year’s Patrick W. Price Piano Competition winner will receive a three-city concert tour in China. CLICK HERE to visit the Festival website


This year’s schedule includes the following performances:

June 1 – Mengyang Pan recital

June 3 – Patrick W. Price Piano Competition Finals: first three contestants

June 4 – Patrick W. Price Piano Competition Finals: second three contestants

June 6 – Anton Nel recital

June 8 – Festival Finale concert


While friends of LLL-smtx can request free tickets (email, donations are greatly appreciated to support scholarships and increasing food costs. If you are able, please support this amazing festival and DONATE HERE.

Spearheaded and co-curated by Becky D. Reese -- LLL-smtx's own art historian -- Finding the Light showcases recently acquired works of Texas and New Mexico. With more than 260 prints, The Wittliff Collections are now

the prime repository of Jim Bones’ photographs.

The Exhibit runs through July. CLICK HERE for more information.

My work is devoted to reaching into people's hearts through the beauty of Nature and showing them we and the Earth are one. ~Jim Bones (1943-2023)

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