Jane Solose, Associate Professor of Piano
Jane Solose leads an active career as a featured concerto soloist, solo recitalist, chamber musician, duo pianist and master teacher that has taken her to Korea, Japan, Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Serbia, Russia, Canada, and around the U.S. A native of Niagara Falls, Canada, she is a graduate of the Royal Conservatory of Music, the University of Toronto and the University of Western Ontario, Canada. Dr. Solose received her DMA from the Eastman School of Music, where she was awarded its 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. Dr. Solose performed in master classes and summer festivals for Malcolm Bilson, Leon Fleisher, Grant Johannesen, Adele Marcus, Gyorgy Sebok, Abbey Simon and Rosalyn Tureck.
Dr. Solose is listed on the distinguished international roster of Steinway Artists. Her four CDs were released by Eroica Classical Recordings, Capstone Records and Parma Records, and her articles have been published in the journals 20th Century Music and Clavier. Her performances have been broadcast on TV and radio in Canada, Korea, Hungary, and the U.S. She is frequently invited to perform at the American Liszt Festival.
During summer 2011, Dr. Solose toured Eastern Europe and presented recitals and master classes in Bulgaria and Hungary, and also performed at the World Piano Conference in Serbia. In 2005 she presented solo recitals, lectures and master classes at various universities in South Korea, and performed Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto with the Gwangu Symphony.
Duo Solose, a duo-piano collaboration with her sister, Kathleen Solose (Professor of Piano, University of Saskatoon) has performed to enthusiastic ovations. In 2008 they were invited to perform in St. Petersburg, Russia at the Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory and at Sheremetev Palace. In 2003 they toured Hungary, presenting concerts, master classes and lectures at various universities and conservatories throughout the country. Their CD of duo piano works was released by Eroica Classical Recordings.
Students of Dr. Solose have received high honors and awards in competitions and pursue academic and performing careers. Many of her former students currently hold teaching positions at universities and colleges worldwide.