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Entering its 20th season, Southeastern Piano Festival continues to transfix and transform

Southeastern Piano Festival (SEPF) Five Piano Extravaganza Performance
Southeastern Piano Festival
The exciting conclusion of a five-piano work during a Southeastern Piano Festival Extravaganza concert.

Festival Artistic Directors Marina Lomazov and Joseph Rackers speak on the growth of the SEPF since its inaugural year, and take a look at how it serves as both a showcase for top talents and a forge of friendships.

In this Sonatas & Soundscapes interview that aired Thursday, June 9th, host Bradley Fuller speaks with pianists Marina Lomazov and Joseph Rackers. Artistic Directors of the Southeastern Piano Festival (SEPF), Marina and Joe share about the about the very first season of the Southeastern Piano Festival in 2003, how much it has expanded since then, the performances in store for the 2022 SEPF, and what this weeklong event means to both current participants and festival alumni.

More information about the SEPF can be found on the festival's website,

The SEPF is a sponsor of South Carolina Public Radio.

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Originally from Greenwood, SC, Bradley Fuller has maintained a deep interest in classical music since the age of six. With piano lessons throughout grade school and involvement in marching and concert bands on the saxophone, Bradley further developed musical abilities as well as an appreciation for the importance of arts education.