Keyboard Instruction

Charles Abramovic, Chair 

The Department of Keyboard Instruction offers a variety of programs of study to meet the individual needs of potential solo artists, chamber musicians, accompanists, and teachers, and also provides a keyboard concentration for those majoring in music education, music therapy, music history, music theory, composition, and jazz studies. Weekly private lessons are reinforced by regular performance classes, and a series of master classes taught by faculty members and guests artists focuses on special topics essential to the keyboard performer. 

Recent guest artists have included:

  • Marc-André Hamelin
  • Leon Bates
  • Menahem Pressler
  • Lydia Artymiw
  • Claude Frank
  • Arnaldo Cohen
  • Marc Durand
  • Anton Kuerti
  • Chang Biao Liu
  • Gaby Casadesus
  • Dorothy Taubman