Marcel Rominger

Marcel Rominger (born 27 September 1978) is an award-winning American classical pianist. He is currently a teacher at the Staten Island Conservatory of Music as well as Baruch College.

Early Life to Present

Son of a Swiss father and a Brazilian mother, Marcel developed an interest in piano as early as age 5, when he was first exposed to the works of composers like Mozart and Beethoven. He proceeded to obtain a Bachelor of Music Degree in Music Education and Piano Performance from the Crane School of Music at SUNY in Potsdam. Among those who instructed him are Olga Gross and Paul Wyse. He pursued higher education and obtained his Masters of Music from UA while studying under Russian concert pianist Jura Margulis, where he held an assistantship in accompanying. He is now studying with Hugo Goldenzweig at Mannes College of Music in New York to obtain his doctorate and he has also been coached by Seymour Bernstein and Leslie Howard (musician). He currently teaches at the College of Staten Island. ...

Awards and recognition

  • Winner of the 2001-2002 Crane Concerto Competition
  • Winner of 2002-2003 North Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Concerto / Aria Competition
  • 2003 MTNA Arkansas State Winner of the Young Artist Category
  • 2005 Honorable Mention at the William Garrison Competition in Baltimore Maryland
  • Recipient of the Rose L. Greenblatt Award in Piano
  • Recent recipient of the CUNY Chancellor's Fellowship Award

Discography

  • "Marcel Rominger" - (self-titled) featuring the works of J.S. Bach; L.v. Beethoven; F. Liszt; S. Prokofiev (composers)


Track Listing
1. Prelude
2. Allemande
3. Courante
4. Sarabande
5. Gavotte I-II
6. Gigue
7. Allegro Assai
8. Andante con moto
9. Allegro ma non troppo
10. Waldesrauschen
11. Gnomenreigen
12. Sonata No. 3 in A minor, Op 28

See also

References

  • Marcel Rominger Webpage
  • Staten Island Conservatory of Music Faculty Page
  • SILive.com article
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