Annual June Recital - June 20 at 11AM
in Bristol Chapel at Westminster Choir College

Dedicated to Excellence:
An Interview with Ingrid Clarfield

March/April 2015
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Congratulations to my students
for winning awards and honors!

Keep up all the good work!
See the full list of Awards here.

Congratulations to Charlie Liu - made the Semi Finals of the E-Piano Junior Competition - will compete in June at the University of Minnesota

Congratulations to David Geng and Charlie Liu who were selected as Semi Finalists in the International Institute of Young Musicians International Piano Competition - will compete in July at the University of Minnesota

Congratulations to my students
Jacqueline Chen, David Geng, Taksh Gupta,
Charlie Liu and Sarah Liu for raising $1371 for
Children-Helping Children Performathon for
Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia.

Congratulations to this year's Damien Dixon award winner, Katianne Janney!  Read More >        

From the News Page

Rider University Piano Professor Finds Way to Continue Performing After Stroke

August 25, 2014
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17 Year Old Award Winning Pianist Presents Free Recital on June 1 at Princeton Landing to Prepare for International Piano Competitions

June 1, 2014
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New Books!
Classics For the Developing Pianist
Core Repertoire for Study and Performance
Book 1, Book 2, Book 3, Book 4, and Book 5

Article in American Music Teacher
Awards and Announcements
Mrs. Clarfield's Photo Gallery

Exciting News!
'Take a Bow' was awarded the
"Special Jury Prize" at the
2012 Colorado Film Festival.

Click on the Documentary poster below
for more information.

Proud to announce the website for the documentary of Ingrid Clarfield:

Take a Bow, The Ingrid Clarfield Story

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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.)

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Preview trailer of the documentary
"Take a Bow - The Ingrid Clarfield Story"

Watch the trailer on You Tube

Meet the Producer/Director Lu Leslan
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