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2017 Biographies — Piano

Lorna Eder

Lorna Eder

Collaborative Piano

Lorna Eder received her doctorate degree in keyboard collaborative arts from the University of Southern California in May 2012. She came from Los Angeles to Fairbanks in January 2011 to join the UAF music faculty as the department collaborative pianist. She keeps very busy at UAF and in the community accompanying, coaching and teaching piano.


Teresa Harbaugh

Teresa Harbaugh

Ballet, choir, chamber

Teresa Harbaugh began studying piano at age 5. She has a Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance with a minor in voice and oboe from the University of Northern Iowa. In addition she studied accompanying classes during her undergraduate work. She has a Master of Music Education degree in piano pedagogy from the University of Idaho. As a T.A., she taught piano class there and again as an adjunct professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and at the UAF summer fine arts camp. She has accompanied the Vandaleers touring choir at the University of Idaho and the select Choir of the North from the University of Alaska- Fairbanks. Her work also included accompanying solo masters and doctoral degree recitals at the University of North Texas and Indiana University. Her work in Washington includes playing for students that have won the Musicfest competition in Spokane, performing within the Yakima Symphony, and numerous student recitals at CWU. She is also on the music faculty at Central Washington University, where she teaches piano classes. In addition she has maintained a private piano studio for over thirty years.


Ian Scarfe

Ian Scarfe

Piano

Ian Scarfe enjoys a busy career as a piano soloist, collaborative pianist, and chamber musician. Each year he completes several concert tours, which take him across the United States, Canada, and Europe. Recent appearances include the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. and concert halls in Toronto, Zurich, Vienna, and Lisbon.

He is a founding member of the Vinifera Trio, a violin-clarinet-piano ensemble based in California's wine-country, and the Zurich Mozart Trio, based in Zurich, Switzerland. He is in frequent demand as a collaborator, and has accompanied and performed with a long list of vocalists and instrumentalists.

As a soloist, Ian's appearances with orchestras have come to prominently feature the music of Beethoven. Recent performances of Beethoven's music include the Piano Concerto No. 4, the “Choral” Fantasy, and the "Triple" Concerto.

An eloquent and articulate speaker, Ian is a frequent lecturer on music, and gives talks on music appreciation and history at universities (Stanford, UCSC, UCSF, Willamette, Monmouth, Western Illinois), adult education programs, and retirement communities. He is currently on staff as a music associate at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where he earned a Master's Degree in 2008 and an Artist's Certificate in 2010.

He is the founder and director of the Trinity Alps Chamber Music Festival, which presents annual retreats and concert tours in and around scenic Trinity County in Northern California. Now in its seventh season, this festival has presented hundreds of concerts and educational programs across the western United States, commissioned new works from emerging composers, and featured over 50 guest artists from across the world. For more information about this organization, please visit www.TrinityAlpsCMF.org.


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