We are pleased to welcome Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Piano Professor Jacob Coleman to give a masterclass to our chamber music students on December 19th at 7:00pm (Saratoga High School Music Department Choir Room).
Jacob Coleman earned his bachelor’s in piano performance from the University of Georgia Hugh Hodgson School of Music with Richard Zimdars, his master’s in collaborative piano from the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance with David Riley, and his D.M.A. in Collaborative Piano at The University of Texas at Austin with Anne Epperson.
While at the University of Georgia, Coleman was a Presser Scholar and recipient of the UGA Liszt Award. As a graduate teaching fellow at the University of Oregon, he was named Outstanding Graduate Collaborative Pianist for 2009. In 2012, he was a collaborative piano fellow at the Music Academy of the West, where he worked with Jonathan Feldman.
Coleman has participated in master classes with artists such as Gil Shaham, Ransom Wilson, Frank Cohen, Lynn Harrell, Angela Hewitt, Donald McInnes, and Warren Jones. He has served as staff at the Astoria Music Festival and faculty at the University of Georgia Summer Music Workshop.
He spends his summers in upstate New York as staff pianist at the esteemed Meadowmount School of Music and he is the visiting Professor of Collaborative Piano at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.