May 9th - 14th, 2021

Dr. Sandra Hebert - piano

Piano Adjudicator Sandra Hebert
Pianist Sandra Hebert has performed throughout the U.S. as well as in Asia and Europe in recital as soloist, concerto soloist, and collaborative pianist. She appears regularly with the Kalliope Trio, and with her piano-duo partner, Elaine Kwon. A committed proponent of new music, her numerous premiers include the international award-winning Flood Gate by Robert Rowe, and the U.S. premiere of Erland von Koch's Piano Concerto #3. She has recorded for Le Chant du Monde, CRI, ICMC, Juxtab and Arcadian Winds, and has performed frequently on radio and television, including WGBH and WBUR in Boston as well as appearances on the West Coast.

An active teacher, Dr. Hebert has presented concerts and master classes at festivals, conservatories and universities throughout the U.S. as well as in Europe and China. She has served as a competition adjudicator for Boston Conservatory, Brandeis University, Wellesley College, Music Teachers National Association, Massachusetts Music Teachers Association and the Seattle Young Artists Music Festival, and was Master Teacher in Residence for two years for the Snohomish Music Teachers Association in Western Washington State. In 1997 she spent a semester in the People's Republic of China as Visiting Artist in Residence at the Conservatory of Music in Wuhan. Her solo and chamber recitals, including the premiere of a new Chinese solo piano work, were received with critical acclaim and were broadcast on Chinese radio and television. She has returned to China several times by invitation, both to teach and for a concert tour throughout the country.

During the summer Dr. Hebert has taught piano and chamber music in Germany as a faculty member of the Music in Regensburg International Academy, and is currently on the piano and chamber music faculty of the International Music Academy in Cremona, Italy.

Winner of numerous prizes and awards for both performance and academics, Dr. Hebert holds a D.M.A. in Piano Performance from Boston University where she studied with Anthony di Bonaventura and Bela Boszormenyi-Nagy. She has taught at MIT, Atlantic Union College, the Longy School of Music of Bard College Conservatory and Preparatory Divisions and at the New England Conservatory Preparatory Division. Currently she is Adjunct Assistant Professor and Director of Chamber Music and Performance on the Music Department Faculty of Boston College.

Important News!

Registration for Musicfest Northwest 2021 will open January 1st, 2021. Online registration deadline is March 5th, 2021

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Syllabus

The complete syllabus is now available for all categories.

New Educational Programs!

Dates

This year's festival takes place May 9th - 14th, 2021

Young Artist Concert: Wednesday May 12th, 2021 at 7:30pm

Festival Highlights Concert: Friday May 14th, 2021 at 7:30pm

Both concerts take place at the Martin Woldson theatre at the FOX and are FREE and open to the public! Come and support the next generation of artists!

Location Information

All division adjudications take place on the beautiful campus of Gonzaga University.

Organ division takes place at St. John's Cathedral - 127 E. 12th Avenue

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Contact

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1305 N Napa
Spokane, WA 99202
Tel: +1 509-327-3455
Email: musicfest@smfnw.org

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