The Piano Extravaganza festival and competition are coordinated by
concert pianist and director of URI’s piano program, Dr. Manabu Takasawa.
He conceived and organized the first competition in 2003,
and has seen it grow in size and quality each year since then.

2017 Event Schedule:

Saturday, March 25 – Festival for Adult Amateur Pianists, 2-5 pm (free)

– Guest Pianist Recital at 8 pm

General Admission $12; Students $7; Seniors (60 and older) $7; Children 12 and under free.

Sunday, March 26 – Festival Competition for Young Pianists, 10 am – 5 pm (free)

Saturday, April 1 – URI Pianists Concert, 8 pm (free)

Sunday, April 9 – Festival Competition Honors Recital, 2-4 pm (free)

(St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 87 Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown, RI)