Airing on March 14, 2021 at 10am Pacific / 1pm Eastern Time.
Guest Joanne Polk - Season 3 Episode 5
Pianist Joanne Polk was catapulted into the public eye with her recordings of the complete piano works of American composer Amy Beach (1867-1944) on the Arabesque Recordings label. She has continued to perform and record albums featuring women composers.
In 2014, Joanne Polk was named as one of Musical America’s Top 30 Professionals of the Year in an article titled, “Profiles in Courage.” Ms. Polk’s profile focused on her work promoting the music of women composers. In 2014 her CD, The Flatterer: Solo Piano Music by Cécile Chaminade, debuted at #1 on Classical Billboard.
She received her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music Degrees from The Juilliard School, and her Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from Manhattan School of Music. She has given master classes at many summer festivals and universities across the country, and in 2018 completed a five-city, three-week concert and master class tour of Taiwan and China.
In 2019, two of Joanne’s CDs, Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn and The Flatterer: Solo Piano Music by Cécile Chaminade, were included on New York City’s classical radio station WQXR’s Essential Piano Recordings.
In February, 2020, her newest CD, Louise Farrenc Etudes and Variations for Solo Piano, was released on the Steinway & Sons Label. The New York Times chose this CD as one of the best classical CD’s of 2020!!!
Joanne is a member of the piano faculty of Manhattan School of Music, and is an exclusive Steinway artist.
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