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ScholarshipAuditions.com has curated a collection of Premier Programs from select colleges, universities, and conservatories around the country. Premier Programs have:

  • Instructor(s) that are or have been a principal performer in a nationally recognized ensemble
  • Instructor(s) that are or have had a world-renowned solo performance career
  • Students who have gone on to perform in nationally recognized ensembles or solo careers
  • Annual ensembles with acclaimed performances
  • Large career/alumni networks and graduation rates
  • Multiple degree options in numerous musical emphases

Below is a SAMPLE from the Piano Schools - The SAMPLE is NOT complete, and is limited to a maximum of 2 (two) RANDOM faculty members, for SAMPLE purposes only. JOIN Scholarshipauditions.com to have access to the full list.

School Style Position
Adams State University
   William Lipke Classical Professor
   Tyleen Stults Classical Adjunct
Aquinas College
   Giuseppe Lupis Classical Adjunct
   Robin Connell Jazz Adjunct
Bard College
   Jeremy Denk Classical Master Classes
   Richard Goode Classical Master Classes
Baylor University
   Terry Lynn Hudson Classical Associate Professor
   Kae Hosoda-Ayer Classical Associate Professor
Belmont University
   Eric Burgett Classical Adjunct
   Emily Gaskill Classical Adjunct
Eastman School of Music
   Joseph Rackers Classical Visitng Professor
   Marina Lomazov Classical Professor
Florida State University
   Deloise Chagas Lima Classical Specialized Teaching Faculty II
   Li Yeoh Classical Director of Piano Technology Program
Juilliard School
   Robert McDonald Classical
   Matti Raekallio Classical
Lynn University
   Roberta Rust Classical Professor
Manhattan School of Music
   Phillip Kawin Classical Faculty
   Horacio Gutierrez Classical Faculty
Sam Houston State University
   Jinyoung Kim Classical Adjunct
   Ilonka Rus Edery Classical Director of Keyboard Studies
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
   Paul Hersh Classical Faculty
   Sharon Mann Classical Faculty
San Francisco State University
   Roger Woodward Classical Professor
San Jose State University
   Victoria Lington Classical
   Dahveed Behroozi Classical
Shenandoah University
   Karen Walker Classical Associate Professor
   Anthony Cornet Classical Adjunct
Southern Methodist University
   Alfred Mouledous Classical Professor
   David Karp Classical Professor
St. Olaf College
   Christopher Atzinger Classical Associate Professor
   Kathryn E Ananda Owens Classical Professor
Stanford University
   Laura Dahl Classical Lecturer
   Kumaran Anul Classical Lecturer
Stony Brook University
   Gilbert Kalish Classical Professor
   Christina Dahl Classical Associate Professor
Texas Christian University
   Harold Martina Classical Professor
   Yoheved Kaplinsky Classical Distinguished Guest Professor
University of Arizona
   Rex Woods Classical Professor
   Michael Dauphinais Classical Instructor
University of California at Santa Barbara
   Paul Berkowitz Classical Professor
   Natasha Kislenko Classical Continuing Lecturer
University of Cincinnati
   Awadagin Pratt Classical Professor, Artist in Residence
   Michael Chertock Classical Professor
University of Colorado at Boulder
   Daniel Sher Classical Professor
   Suyeon Kim Classical Instructor
University of Connecticut
   Angelina Gadeliya Classical Assistant Professor in Residence, Coordinator of Keyboard Studies
University of Dayton
   Randall Wolfe Classical Artist-in-Residence
University of Florida
   Kevin Robert Orr Classical Professor
University of Georgia
   Peter Jutras Classical Director, School of Music
   Martha Thomas Classical Professor, Associate Director for Undergraduate Programs
University of Hartford
   Rick Germanson Jazz Senior Artist Teacher
University of Houston
   Courtney Crappell Classical Director, Moores School of Music
   Abbey Simon Classical Distinguished Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago
   Daniel G Murphy Jazz Senior Lecturer
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
   William Heiles Classical Professor
   Christos Tsitsaros Classical Professor
University of Iowa
   Ksenia Nosikova Classical Professor
   Réne Lecuona Classical Professor
University of Kansas
   Michael Kirkendoll Classical Associate Professor
   Jack Winerock Classical Director, Division of Piano
University of Louisville
   Chris Fitzgerald Jazz Faculty
University of Maryland, College Park
   Bradford P. Gowen Classical Associate Professor
   Larissa Dedova Classical Coordinator of Piano Division
University of Michigan
   Amy I. Cheng Classical Lecturer
   Katherine Collier Classical Lecturer
University of Minnesota
   Kyung Kim Classical Associate Professor
   Robert Grijalva Classical Professor
University of Missouri-Kansas City
   Jacob Herzog Jazz Adjunct Jazz Piano Faculty
University of Nevada at Las Vegas
   Valeria Ore Classical
   Mykola Suk Classical Division of Keyboard Studies, Coordinator
University of Nevada at Reno
   Adam Benjamin Jazz Assistant Professor
University of New Orleans
   Victor Atkins Jazz Professor
   Victor Atkins III Jazz Associate Professor
University of North Carolina School of the Arts
   Thomas Swenson Classical Faculty
   Allison Gagnon Classical Collaborative Piano Department Chair
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
   Paolo Gualdi Jazz Faculty
University of North Florida
   Lynne Arriale Jazz Professor
University of North Texas
   Éva Polgár Classical Adjunct
   Joseph Banowetz Classical Professor
University of Notre Dame
   Yerin Kim Classical Adjunct
   Daniel Schlosberg Classical Associate Professor
University of Oregon
   Winifred Kerner Classical Senior Instructor
   David Riley Classical Professor, Director of Piano Accompanying
University of Redlands
   Stephanie Lovell Classical Artist Teacher
University of South Carolina
   Matthew Manwarren Classical Visiting Professor
   Sara M. Ernst Classical Assistant Professor
University of Southern California
   Daniel Pollack Classical Professor
   Antoinette Perry Classical Associate Professor
University of Texas at Austin
   A. David Renner Classical Associate Professor
   Sophia Gilmson Classical Associate Professor
University of Utah
   Gretchen Tanner Classical Adjunct Associate Professor
   Joshua Wright Classical Adjunct Assistant Professor
University of the Pacific
   Frank Wiens Classical Professor Emeritus
   Monica Swope Classical Assistant Professor
University of the South
   Bernadette Lo Classical Visiting Assistant Professor
Vanderbilt University
   Amy Dorfman Classical Professor
   Caleb Harris Classical Adjunct
Wake Forest University
   Joanne Inkman Classical Associate Teaching Professor
   Peter Kairoff Classical Chair and Professor
Washington University in St. Louis
   Nina Ferrigno Classical Teacher
Webster University
   Carol Schmidt Jazz Adjunct Professor
Whitman College
   Gary Hemenway Jazz Instructor
Xavier University
   Jacob Miller Classical Adjunct
   Polina Bespalko Classical Teaching Professor, Keyboard Area Coordinator
Yale University
   Elizabeth Sawyer Parisot Classical Faculty
   Boris Berman Classical Faculty