DePauw Music Faculty Duo to Give Recital
September 20, 2000
September 20, 2000, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw School of Music faculty members Claude Cymerman and Mary Heller will present a duo piano recital on Monday, September 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center in Thompson Recital Hall. It is free and open to the public.
The program will include compositions by Mozart, Brahms, Lutoslawski, and Gershwin.
Cymerman, a native of France, graduated with highest honors from the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique in Paris, studying piano, chamber music and harmony. He has been a guest teacher at Paris, Strasbourg and Metz in France and performs extensively throughout Europe and the United States, and he is regularly invited to perform and give master classes at major festivals in France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Japan and Israel. Currently, he is Siegesmund Professor of Music at DePauw University, where he teaches piano and chamber music. Cymerman is a member of the DePauw Trio, and the Trio Concorde in New York.
Heller began her performing career as a soloist with the University of Alabama Orchestra at the age of fourteen. She received a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Alabama and a Master of Music degree from Indiana University, where she studied with Sidney Foster. Heller has performed with the Birmingham Symphony, DePauw Orchestra, Lafayette Symphony, and in various chamber music groups, including the DePauw faculty piano trio. She is currently an associate professor of piano at DePauw, teaching part-time in Greencastle and privately in West Lafayette.Back