The STUDENTS’ MASTERCLASS will take place on Monday, April 24, 2017.
This year’s teacher will be GREGG PAULEY.
Pianist Gregg Pauley has been praised by critics for having “perfect dynamic nuances,” being “at all times technically brilliant,” (The Newark Star Ledger) and for “playing with a maturity that belied his age” (The Portland Press Herald). A native of Southern California, Mr. Pauley earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California. He also holds a Master’s degree from Mason Gross School for the Arts at Rutgers University, where he studied with Ilana Vered. Mr. Pauley has performed at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center and Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, among many others, and has performed live on radio and television in Vermont, New York, Maine, Alberta, Canada and Perugia, Italy. In addition to performances in New England, concerts have taken Mr. Pauley to Arizona, Florida, Alabama, Kentucky, Vermont, New York, Michigan, Maine, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Massachusetts and California. October of 2013 marked the beginning of a three year, nine concert series of the 32 piano sonatas of Beethoven.
A schedule of Mr. Pauley’s upcoming concerts can be found at greggpauley.com.
Mr. Pauley lives with his family in New Hampshire, where he maintains two teaching studios. He was the director of programs at Music Fest Perugia in Perugia, Italy, from 2007 to 2012 and has been on the piano faculty at Tufts University, St. Paul’s School, and the Concord Community Music School in Concord, New Hampshire.