Jane Solose - Concert Pianist
Jane Solose, concert pianist, will be the next performer for the GREAT SPACES Music & Arts Series on Sunday, Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. at Grace Cathedral, 701 SW 8th Ave., in downtown Topeka, KS. Dr. Solose's program celebrates the bicentennial of composer Franz Liszt but she will also play works of Frédéric Chopin and contemporary composer Mary Jeanne Van Appledorn.
A native of Niagara Falls, Canada of Hungarian-German descent, Jane Solose received her early music training at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto and University of Western Ontario in Canada, and the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, where she was awarded their prestigious Performer's Certificate and was David Burge's first teaching assistant. She studied with the noted teachers David Burge, William Aide, Myrtle Guerrero, Patricia Parr, George Lucktenberg (piano and harpsichord), Greta Kraus (harpsichord), Arthur Haas (harpsichord) and also received private piano instruction from Guido Agosti, Damiana Bratuz, and Peter Katin. She performed in masterclasses and summer festivals for Leon Fleisher, Grant Johannesen, Adele Marcus, Gyorgy Sebok, Abbey Simon, and Rosalyn Tureck.
Her active career as a featured concerto soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, duo pianist and master teacher has taken her to Korea, Japan, Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Serbia, Russia, Canada, and around the U.S. She is a past winner of the CBC Canada National Radio Competition and received special commendation at the International Vienna Modern Masters Performers Recording Award Competition. Eroica Classical Recordings released two of her compact discs - Style Hongrois and Variations: Three Centuries of Solo Keyboard Variations. Capstone Records released another CD, Array, which celebrates works by American composers. Her articles have been published in the journals 20th Century Music and Clavier.
This past summer she toured Eastern Europe presenting concerts and masterclasses, and was invited to perform at the 2011 World Piano Conference in Novi Sad, Serbia. She was the convention artist at the 2011 Kansas Music Teachers State Convention.
Dr. Solose is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Keyboard Studies Division at the Conservatory of Music and Dance, University of Missouri-Kansas City. She is a Steinway Artist.
Program for Nov. 13
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 13 in A Minor, Franz Liszt
A Liszt Fantasie, Mary Jeanne Van Appledorn
"Un sospiro" (Trois Études de Concert no. 3), Liszt
Consolation no. 3, Liszt
Paganini Etude no. 6 in A Minor, Liszt
Etude, Op. 25, no. 1 in A-flat Major, Frédéric Chopin
Berceuse, Op. 57, Chopin
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C-sharp Minor, Liszt
Grace Cathedral (View)
701 SW 8th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66603
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