Jane Solose, 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, Argentina, Canada, and around the U.S. She received her DMA from the Eastman School of Music, where she was awarded the prestigious Performer's Certificate and was David Burge’s first teaching assistant.
Dr. Solose is listed on the distinguished international roster of Steinway Artists. Her three solo CDs were released by Eroica Classical Recordings and Capstone Records, and her articles have been published in 20th Century Music and Clavier. She has performed and presented at College Music Society conferences in Austria, Argentina, and Japan and in the U.S., at American Liszt Festivals, and at Alan Walker’s Great Romantics Festival in Canada.
In 2011, Dr. Solose toured Eastern Europe where she presented solo recitals and master classes in Bulgaria and Hungary, and performed at Serbia’s World Piano Conference. In 2005 she presented solo recitals, lectures and master classes in South Korea, and performed Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto with the Gwangu Symphony.
Duo Solose, a duo-piano collaboration with her sister Kathleen 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 universities and conservatories throughout the country. Eroica Classical Recordings released their CD of duo piano works.
Dr. Solose is Professor of Piano and Keyboard Coordinator of Chamber Music at the Conservatory of Music and Dance, University of Missouri-Kansas City, and served as Chair of the Keyboard Division for more than four years. She teaches undergraduate and graduate students as well as piano literature classes. 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.