Aaron Petit is a performer of solo, chamber, and concerto repertoire locally and around the U.S. He has performed solo programs and concertos in several U.S. states and major cities including Los Angeles, California; San Francisco, California; Seattle, Washington; Portland, Oregon; Salt Lake City, Utah; Ann Arbor, Michigan; Interlochen, Michigan; Houston, Texas; Manhattan Island, New York; and Miami, Florida.
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RECENT/ ARCHIVED PERFORMANCES
April 2015-April 2017 Mark Westcott monthly Masterclass at Classic Pianos in Portland. Works of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schubert, Liszt, Henselt, Moszkowski, Syzmanowski, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Gershwin, Debussy, and Stravinsky. (20 performances)
May 12, 2017 Featured guest at a Portland Piano Company recital- Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2, Allegro. Anne Dennis, 2nd Piano.
March 29, 2017 Virginia Waring International Piano Competition in Palm Desert Semi Final round 45 mins- Bach, Debussy, Szymanowski, and Stravinsky
March 27, 2017 Virginia Waring International Piano Competition in Palm Desert Round 1 30 mins- Beethoven Op. 2 No. 2 Sonata and 3 etudes
March 19, 2017 Solo Recital at Portland Piano Company. 90 minute program including works by Bach, Schubert, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Szymanowski, Debussy, and Stravinksky.
March 18, 2017 Solo Recital House Concert in SE Portland. 90 minute program including works by Bach, Schubert, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Szymanowski, Debussy, and Stravinksky.
January 28- February 27 College auditions in 6 U.S. Cities 75 minute program including works by Bach, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Liszt, Debussy, and Stravinsky.
September 17th, 2016 Master Class with Andreas Klein. Szmanowski Etude in b-flat minor Op. 4 No. 3 and Henselt Etude in F-Sharp Major Op. 2 No. 6
September 16th, 2016 Metro Arts dinner/fundraiser solo at the University Club of Portland. Szmanowski Etude in b-flat minor Op. 4 No. 3 and Henselt Etude in F-Sharp Major Op. 2 No. 6
August 19th, 2016 39th Annual Daniel Pollack Masterclass in Seattlle, Washington. Stravinsky/Petit Rite of Spring for Solo Piano Part 2.
August 4th, 2016 Los Angeles Young Musician International Competition (LAYMIC) Semi Final round. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in E Major WTC Book 1, Moskowski Etude in F Major Op. 72 No. 6, Henselt Etude in F-Sharp Major Op. 2 No. 6, Rachmaninoff Etude in a minor Op. 39 No. 6, and Liszt Tarantella,
July 27th, 28th, and 30th, 2016 House Concerts at various homes in Portland. 50 minute program (preparatory for the LAYMIC)
June 24th, 2016 Featured Guest Artist at a "Piano Push Play" event in the Portland Art Museum. Liszt Tarantella
June 23rd, 2016 Featured Alumni at Young Musicians and Artists (YMA) Music camp. Beethoven Sonata in A Major Op. 2 No. 2, Liszt Tarantella
June 11, 2016 Guest artist at the Oregon Music Conservatory Spring Artistry Festival Faculty Recital. Beethoven Sonata in A Major Op. 2 No. 2, Liszt Tarantella
May 8, 2016 Guest artist at the Portland Golf Broadmoar Women's Club. Beethoven Sonata in A Major Op. 2 No. 2, Liszt Tarantella
April 1, 2016 Metro Arts Young Artist Debut 22nd Annual Concerto Concert. Metro Arts Orchestra with musicians from the Oregon Symphony and Oregon Ballet theater Orchestras conducted by Maestro Niel DePonte at PSU's Lincoln Hall. Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1 in e minor Movement 1
March 18, 2016 Metro Arts YAD preview performance at the University Club in Portland, Oregon. Chopin Concerto No. 1 in e minor Movement 1
March 3, 2016 Bravo School of Music guest artist for elementary school students. Bach, Beethoven, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, and Moszkowski.
February 8, 2016 Gina Bachauer Young Artist Competition Live Audition. 45 minute program
January 29, 2016 Metro Arts YAD reception house concert in Portland, Oregon. Liszt Tarantella.
Dec 26, 2015 Solo recital and house concert on Anderson Island, Washington. 75 minute program
November 15 and 22, 2015 Portland Young Pianists Festival Competition- Works of Rachmaninoff and Liszt. (First Prize)
August 18, 2015 Masterclass with Sean Chen at Sunriver Great Hall in Sunriver, Oregon. Rachmaninoff Etude Op. 39-6
May 16-17, 2015 Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1 in e minor with Seattle Festival Orchestra and Maestro Wesley Schulz, Condutor.