Guest Artist Lecture Recital – Dr. Alejandro Cremaschi
Tuesday, February 20, 1:00 PM
Crowder Hall, $Free
Pianist Alejandro Cremaschi is an active performer and researcher of the music of Latin America. His playing has been described as “pristine” and “passionate” by the Washington Post, and “polished” and “exemplary” by the Fanfare magazine. He was a prize winner at the International Beethoven Sonata Piano Competition in Memphis, Tennessee in 2001.
Cremaschi has recorded music by Carlos Guastavino, Alberto Ginastera, Luis Gianneo, Luis Jorge González and other Argentine composers as a soloist and chamber pianist for the labels IRCO, Ostinato, Marco Polo and Meridian Records. His edition and recording of Alberto Ginastera’s Doce Preludios Americanos for piano was published by Carl Fischer in 2016, and superseded the original 1946 original edition of this work. He is the Executive Director for Sonus International Music Festival, an online festival and non-profit organization devoted to the dissemination of classical music inspired by folk traditions.
He received a Master’s and a Doctorate degree in Piano Performance from the University of Minnesota, and undergraduate degrees from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo in Argentina. He studied piano with Dora De Marinis, Nancy Roldan and Lydia Artymiw. Active in the piano pedagogy field, he is Director for Research Advancement for the Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy, and has published articles in the Research Studies in Music Education journal, Journal of Music, Technology and Education, Clavier Companion, Piano Magazine and the MTNA e-journal among others. Alejandro Cremaschi is Professor of Piano at the University of Colorado Boulder, where he teaches piano pedagogy and applied piano, and coordinates the class piano area.Download The