ELAINE GREENFIELD & JAN MEYER THOMPSON
PIANO FOUR HANDS and TWO PIANOS
RECITALS, MASTER CLASSES,
Since 1992 The Transcontinental Piano Duo has given workshops, master classes and performances nationwide, performing in university settings, at professional conferences, and in community concert series across the United States. Reviews note the Duo’s “impeccable ensemble”, "...spectacular performance!", “great musicianship and versatility”, and “delicate phrasing and expressive lines…many moments of brilliance and excitement.“ Performances, workshop presentations, and master classes have taken the Transcontinental Piano Duo to concert venues in CA, NC, SC, AR, NY, NJ, OH, CT, WI, IA, AZ, NH, MA, ME and VT. Recent highlights include a 6 university recital/master class tour of Wisconsin and Iowa, an enthusiastically received workshop on duo piano techniques presented at the 2012 MTNA National Conference in NYC and at the World Piano Pedagogy Conference, a performance at Arizona’s prestigious Steinway Chamber Music Festival, and their latest recording, French Piano Four-Hands with the Elegant Erard (1877)… music of Debussy, Fauré, Bizet, and Ravel performed on an historic instrument… released by Centaur Records.
The Transcontinental Piano Duo is excited about sharing their innovative performances, workshops and master classes with audiences coast to coast. The Duo offers a variety of programs, including a special recital with commentary focusing upon various aspects of four-hands playing and duo repertoire. Professional performers and passionate teachers who have earned praise nationwide, their joint master classes (solo or duo repertoire) have been enthusiastically received by teachers and participants at the pre-college through graduate student level. The Transcontinental Piano Duo is ideally suited to serve as guest artists, clinicians and/or adjudicators for state and national conferences
Dynamic and versatile, the Transcontinental Piano Duo would be delighted to book an engagement in your venue! They invite you to explore their website for program offerings, bookings, CD’s, photos, and press information.