General Session - 8 a.m.
You’ll be motivated and encouraged during this special session designed to provide a unique start to our second day of Institute classes. Our featured speaker will focus on things that can directly benefit you and your business.
In Concert Tanya Gabrielian, Pianist - 8 p.m.
Sponsored by Kawai
Tanya Gabrielian has captivated audiences worldwide with her gripping performances. She has performed on four continents in acclaimed venues including Carnegie Hall in New York, Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., Sydney Opera House, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Wigmore Hall in London, and the Salle Cortot in Paris, with such orchestras as the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, New London Sinfonia, and the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra. Tanya completed her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at the Royal Academy of Music in London, originally studying both piano and viola. She then finished her studies at The Juilliard School as the only candidate accepted for the prestigious Artist Diploma, an extraordinarily selective post-graduate residency program. She currently lives in New York City and is a Shigeru Kawai Recording Artist. Her performance will include selections from her soon to be released CD of piano transcriptions of music by J.S. Bach. Admittance free.
Barbershop Chorus Concert - 8:15 p.m.
Get set for some splendid harmony featuring barbershop standards and some surprises with a PTG-twist. Led by Larry Crabb, RPT, this volunteer group has filled the room and charmed PTG convention audiences for over 35 years. Like to sing? You can be a part of this co-ed group. Just sign up when you check in at the PTG Registration Desk.
Yamaha Reception - 9 p.m.
Sponsored by Yamaha Pianos
Follow up the Barbershop Concert with another opportunity to enjoy time with friends in an informal setting. Enjoy the complimentary dessert bar and music. Take a swing around the dance floor if you dare! Cash bar available.
Golden Hammer Banquet - 6 / 7 p.m.
6 – 7 p.m. Cocktail Hour – cash bar
6 - 7 p.m. Photo Booth – free
7 p.m. Join us as we celebrate this year’s Golden Hammer Award recipient. After a full course dinner, we’ll wrap up another successful PTG Convention and Technical Institute and provide a sneak peek at our 2017 event. Banquet tickets are included with full registrations. Additional tickets $45 each.
Chapel Service - 8 a.m.
PTG volunteers will be leading a non-denominational service of music and inspiration.
PTG Jeopardy - 9 a.m.
This fun, interactive game was premiered last year and was so well received that we’ve included it again in Norfolk. Play for prizes or be a part of the audience as we find out how much we really know about pianos and PTG.