Frank M. Weinstock

Emeritus

Professor of Piano

Emery Hall

CCM Keyboard Studies - 0003

Professional Summary

Weinstock's piano studies were with Claude Frank, Lilian Kallir, Edith Oppens, Victor Rosenbaum, and Emil Danenberg. He has performed as soloist, concerto soloist, and chamber musician in North and South America, Asia, Europe and Africa. His formal New York debut recital was in 1977. He has appeared with such conductors as Jesús López-Cobos, Erich Kunzel, Keith Lockhart, Jorge Mester, Gunther Schuller, Markand Thakar, and Luthero Rodrigues. As a chamber musician, he has performed with the Tokyo String Quartet, Leonard Rose, Glen Dicterow, Larry Combs, the Percussion Group Cincinnati, and with members of the Guarneri, LaSalle, Manhattan, and Berkshire Quartets. He was recently featured in Benjamin Saver's book, The Most Wanted Piano Teachers in the USA.

His current and fomer students hail from six continents, and are prominent performers, recording artists, and professors at universities around the world; they have won first prizes in the Naumburg, St. Charles, and Joanna Hodges International Piano Competitions. In the summers, he has taught and/or performed at the Aspen Music Festival and School, the Eastern Music Festival, the Great Wall International Music Academy (Beijing), the Skaneateles Festival, and the Deer Valley Music Festival. He has been a juror for the Gina Bachauer, Hilton Head, and Joanna Hodges International Piano Competitions, as well as the Canadian Music Competition.

Weinstock is also the author of Cakewalk in Concert (1998), Home Concert (2000) and Home Concert Xtreme (2005), pedagogical and rehearsal software for keyboard players, published by TimeWarp Technologies. Before coming to CCM, he taught at Princeton University.

Education

MM: New England Conservatory

BM: Oberlin College Conservatory