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The university is operating at Level 2 for the first two weeks of classes for the spring 2022 semester.

For classes, this means faculty will have the discretion to choose a fully remote format, hybrid format or fully in-person format. Masks will be mandatory the first two weeks for in-person classes, with faculty offering a plan for students unable to attend in person. These changes begin for classes Jan.12.

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Kuleshov International Piano Festival and Competition

March 24-27, 2022

The University of Central Oklahoma School of Music hosts the biennial Kuleshov International Piano Festival and Competition. The competition features performances by high school and collegiate competitors from around the world as well as internationally renowned jurors including UCO Artist in Residence Valery Kuleshov, the festival's namesake.

2022 Kuleshov International Piano Festival and Competition

  • Festival Dates: March 24 - 27,  2022
  • All events and concerts will be held in the Radke Fine Arts Theatre in the Center for Transformative Learning on the UCO campus
  • Application Deadline: January 15, 2022

Tentative Schedule of Events

(subject to change)


  • 7:30 pm  - Valery Kuleshov Opening Concert and Reception (Tickets Required)

FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2022

  • 2:00 pm - Master Class:  Valery Kuleshov, FREE Admission
  • 7:30 pm - Guest Judge Concert (Tickets Required)


  • 8:30 am - 6:00 pm - Semi-Final Round

SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2022

  • 2:00 pm - Guest Judge Concert (Tickets Required)
  • 7:00 pm - Final Concert, Award Ceremony and Reception (Tickets Required)

Purchase Event Tickets


Ticket Pricing

  •  $25 for each concert; $10 for students with ID
  •  Special Concert Package: $75 all four concerts
  •  Free for UCO faculty, staff and students with ID


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Hilton Garden Inn, Oklahoma City - Bricktown, 328 E. Sheridan Ave. – 405.270.0588

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