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Jane Solose (Piano)

Born: Niagara Falls, Canada

The Canadian pianist, Jane Solose, was born in Niagara Falls of Hungarian-German descent. She is a graduate of the Royal Conservatory of Music, the University of Toronto, and the University of Western Ontario in Canada. She received her DMA from 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 noted teachers David Burge, William Aide, Myrtle Guerrero and Patricia Parr, and also received private piano instruction from Guido Agosti, Damiana Bratuz and Peter Katin. She performed in master-classes and summer festivals for Malcolm Bilson (fortepiano), Leon Fleisher, Grant Johannesen, Adele Marcus, Gyorgy Sebok, Abbey Simon and Rosalyn Tureck. She is a past winner of the CBC Radio Music National Competition.

Jane Solose leads an active career as a featured concerto soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, duo pianist and master teacher that has taken her to Korea, Japan, Austria, Hungary, Russia, Canada and around the USA. She received special commendation at the International Vienna Modern Masters Performers Recording Award Competition. She performed solo works by Franz Liszt at the 2005 Great Romantics Festival in Canada and at the American Liszt Society 2006 Festival. The president of the European Piano Teachers Association (EPTA)-Voyvodina invited her to participate in the 2009 and 2010 World Piano Conferences, Serbia.

Jane Solose has recorded for Capstone Records, Living Artist Recordings, CBC National Radio, and National Public Radio in the Midwest. Eroica Classical Recordings released two of her CD’s, “Style Hongrois” and “Variations: Three Centuries of Solo Keyboard Variations”. Capstone Records released Array, which celebrates works by American composers. Her articles have been published in the journals 20th Century Music and Clavier.

Jane Solose is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Keyboard Division at the Conservatory of Music and Dance, University of Missouri-Kansas City, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate students and piano literature classes.

The Solose Sisters

Duo Solose is a duo-piano collaboration of Jane with with her sister, Professor Kathleen Solose. The Solose Sisters have performed regularly in Austria, Hungary, Russia, Canada, and the USA to enthusiastic ovations. Both accomplished soloists, they embrace the most challenging duo and duet literature with ease, continuing a collaboration that began as children. As a duo, they have been invited to perform for the Eastman School of Music Summer Series, the Prairie New Music Festival and the 1996 International Music Conference celebrating the Austrian Millennium in Ottawa. Their recitals have been broadcast on CBC Radio Canada. In fall 2008 they were invited to perform in St. Petersburg, Russia at the Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory and at Sheremetev Palace. Their CD of duo piano works was recently released by Eroica Classical Recordings.

Source: Eroica Classical Website; Conservatory of Music and Dance, University of Missouri - Kansas City Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (August 2011)

Jane Solose: Short Biography | Recordings of Instrumental Works

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Jane Solose - The Artist (Eroica)
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