ANNUAL CLARFIELD SPRING RECITAL
ON JUNE 16th AT 1:30 IN BRISTOL CHAPEL AT WESTMINSTER CHOIR COLLEGE
Congratulations to my wonderful students
(Vincent, team captain, Anand, Yanjie, Beatrice and Charlie) who raised $1567.50 for the
NJMTA Performathon. Proceeds will go to the Ronald McDonald House. Yeah, Team Clarfield!!
Ingrid Clarfield received
2012 MTNA Teacher of the Year Award!
Congratulations to my students for winning awards
Piano Teachers Congress of NY
1st Place - David Geng
3rd Place - Sharon Jin
Best Performance of American Composer - Yanjie Qiu
Associate Music Teachers League of NY
Selected for Young Musician's Honors Recital (Weill Recital Hall) - Matthew Gutwald See the full list of Awards here.
Ingrid Jacobson Clarfield, nationally recognized teacher, clinician, pianist, and author is Professor of Piano and Coordinator of the Piano Department at Westminster Choir College of Rider University in Princeton, New Jersey. She has directed Westminster Choir College's Piano Week for High School Students since 1984.
Ms. Clarfield has given lecture-recitals, workshops and master classes in more than a hundred cities across North America, including many presentations at state and national conferences of The Music Teachers National Association. She has presented numerous master classes and pedagogy sessions at the National Conference of Keyboard Pedagogy, the TCU/Van Cliburn Institute, the National Piano Teachers Institute, the Music Teachers Association of California, World Piano Pedagogy Conference, and the Calgary Arts Summer School in Alberta, Canada.
Clarfield's life is the subject of a new documentary full-length film TAKE A BOW, released in 2011. It tells her inspirational life story depicting her tenacious fight back to teaching after a devastating stroke that occurred in 2007. She is also honored to have received recognition from her peers in music education. In 2009 she was the first recipient of the Teacher of the Year Award from the New Jersey Music Teachers Association (NJMTA). In 2012 she was named the prestigious "Teacher of the Year" by the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA.)