Kathryn Wagner grew up in Stonehurst, Nova Scotia, and is completing her third year of a Bachelor of Music degree at Dalhousie University.  While at Dalhousie, she has studied with Tietje Zonneveld and is currently a student of Professor Lynn Stodola.  Kathryn has represented regional festivals at the Nova Scotia Provincial Music Festival many times, winning the Junior Piano title in 2012.  In July 2013, she performed at Government House in Halifax for the inauguration of the new piano with her former teacher and mentor, Sharon Gow-Knickle. 

Kathryn enjoys collaborating with other musicians and recently performed Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy with the Dalhousie Chorus and Symphony Orchestra.  As winner of the 2016 Nova Scotia Registered Music Teachers’ Association Scholarship Competition, Kathryn performed throughout the province in early 2017.  Kathryn is honoured to represent Nova Scotia in the 2017 Canadian Federation of Music Teache rs’ Associations’ National Piano Competition.

Semi-final Programme
Toccata in D Major, BWV 912 J. S. Bach
Ballade No. 2 in F major, Op. 38 F. Chopin
I leap through the sky with stars A. Louie
Sonata, No. 1, Op. 22 A. Ginastera
I. Allegro marcato
II. Presto misterioso
III. Adagio molto appassionato
IV. Ruvido ed ostinato
Final Programme
Sonata in D Major, KV 311 W. A. Mozart
I. Allegro con spirito
V. Andante con espressione
VI. Rondeau (allegro)
Sonata No. 1, Op. 22 A. Ginastera
V. Allegro marcato
VI. Presto misterioso
VII. Adagio molto appassionato
VIII. Ruvido ed ostinato