Congratulations to my students
for winning awards and honors!

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

Congratulations to Vivian Xu won Third Prize in the Enkor International Piano and Violin Competition and Charlie Liu for presenting a solo recital to benefit the Plainsboro Rescue Squad!

Asher Severini won the $1000 First Prize in the Princeton Piano Festival Competition

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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Ingrid Clarfield received
2012 MTNA Teacher of the Year Award!


Click here to see more photos from the event!
Ingrid Clarfield Mack presented her husband,
Mel Mack, 2012 Husband of the Year
(and my life award) at the MTNA Awards Brunch

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

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!!

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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Find out what people are saying about the documentary!

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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
Mailing Address:
1831 27th Ave Seattle, WA 98122
Questions/Comments? Please contact
Lu Leslan at: kkstudio@comcast.net
cell 425.677.4127