Piano Series: Chiharu Naruse
For this concert, Chiharu Naruse will perform works by Beethoven, Schubert, Mozart, and Lizst, including all six of Lizst's "Paganini Etudes."
Chiharu holds a Masters Degree in Music Performance and a Masters Degree in Music Instruction from the Hochschule Fur Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin. In Berlin, Chiharu studied piano under Klaus Baessler and Lied Accompaniment under Wolfram Riegar. In the spring of 2002, Chiharu moved to the United States to study under Frank Glazer. Since her arrival Chiharu has given several recitals at Bates College and the University of Maine at Farmington and Augusta, played concerts with the Portland String Quartet, DaPonte String Quartet and Frank Glazer, performed Beethoven's Fifth Piano Concerto, Mozart Piano Concerto K466 and the Rachmaninoff Second Piano Concerto with the Augusta Symphony, performed as a featured artist at the Ocean Park Music Festival and the Franco-American Heritage Center and recently concluded concert tours of France and Japan.
In addition to maintaining a regular performance schedule Chiharu is also a well-respected music teacher, chamber music coach, music competition adjudicator and accompanist, with many of her students receiving competition prizes. Chiharu currently is a member of the applied music faculties at Bates College, the University of Maine at Farmington, the Portland Conservatory of Music, the Bay Chamber School and has a teaching studio in
Franco-American Heritage Center - Performance Hall
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Lewiston, ME 04240
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