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Scholarly Interest Report
         
Jeanne Kierman Fischer
Artist Teacher
Artist Teacher of Piano
 
e-mail:jkf@rice.edu
 
  • B.M. (1971) Oberlin College
  • License Internationale (1974) Dalcroze School (NYC)
  • M.M. (1977) New England Conservatory
 
Primary Department
   Shepherd School of Music
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Research Areas
 collaborative piano, Dalcroze eurhythmics
 
Teaching Areas
 Piano instruction, piano literature, piano chamber music, accompanying
 
Creative Works
 Performances - "The Magical Life of Mozart"
 Children's concert, Fischer Duo and Friends, Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Maui, HI (5/10/2005)
 
 Performances - Concord Trio at Stockbridge Chamber Concerts
 Dvorak and Martucci Trios, Concord Trio (with Andrew Jennings, violin and Norman Fischer), Searles Castle, Great Barrington, MA (8/2/2005)
 
 Architectural Designs - Da Camera Day Music
 Grieg, Chopin and Liszt, Fischer Duo, Wortham Center, Houston, TX (10/5/2005)
 
 Performances - Fischer Duo At Boston Conservatory
 works by Jalbert, Chen, Bolcom, Liszt, Chopin, Fischer Duo, Boston Conservatory, Boston, MA (3/1/2005)
 
 Performances - Fischer Duo at Kendal
 Grieg and Chopin Sonatas, Fischer Duo, Kendal at Hanover, Hanover, NH (10/9/2005)
 
 Performances - Fischer Duo at Rice
 works by Jalbert, Chen, Bolcom, Liszt, chopin, Fischer Duo, Duncan Recital Hall, Houston, TX (2/26/2005)
 
 Performances - Fischer Duo at St. Gaudens
 all-Italian recital (Vivaldi, Malipiero, Martucci, Sgambati), Fischer Duo, Augustus St. Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, NH (7/24/2005)
 
 Performances - Fischer Duo at the Bohemians (NYC)
 Beethoven, Bolcom and Chopin works, Fischer Duo, Kosciuszko Foundation, New York City, NY (12/5/2005)
 
 Performances - Fischer Duo in New York City
 works by Jalbert, Chen, Bolcom, Liszt, Chopin, Fischer Duo, Church of the Good Shepherd, New York City, NY (3/5/2005)
 
 Performances - Maui Classical Music Festival
 works by Glazunov, Tchaikovsky and Davidoff, Amit Peled, cellist and Ilya Kaler, violinist, Mc Coy Theater, Maui, Hawaii (5/15/2005)
 
 Performances - Maui Classical Music Festival "A Night of Romance"
 works by Chopin, Fischer Duo, McCoy Theater, Maui, Hawaii (5/16/2005)
 
 Performances - Mohawk Trail Concerts
 work by Bolcom (Capriccio), Fischer Duo, Charlemont Church, Charlemont, MA (7/16/2005)
 
 Performances - Musiqa
 performed works by Stallman, Jalbert, Hobby Center for the Arts, Houston, TX (1/14/2005)
 
 Performances - Musiqa
 performed works by Schoenberg Pierrot Lunaire, Hobby Center for the Arts, Houston, TX (4/30/2005)
 
 Performances - Norwegian Centenniel Celebration
 Grieg Sonata, Fischer Duo, Duncan Recital Hall, Houston, TX (10/22/2005)
 
 Performances - Recital with Rebecca Fischer
 Beethoven, Brahms and Kreisler, Rebecca Fischer violin, Houston, TX (12/23/2005)
 
 Other - Recording of SHUI by Shih-Hui Chen
 Fischer Duo, Stude Concert Hall, Houston, TX (5/2/2005)
 
 Performances - Rochberg at Tanglewood
 Rochberg Ricordanza, Fischer Duo, Tanglewood Music Center, Lenox, MA (8/13/2005)
 
 Performances - SYZYGY: New Music at Rice
 performed Sam Jones Cello Sonata, Fischer duo, Duncan recital Hall, Houston, TX (2/10/2005)
 
 Performances - SYZYGY:New Music at Rice
 Musto Divertimento, Duncan Recital Hall, Houston, TX (11/30/2005)
 
 Performances - Vermont Music Viva Children's Concert
 various movements, Marian Cross School, Norwich, VT (10/13/2005)
 
 Performances - Vermont Musica Viva at the Powerhouse
 Beethoven, Rakowski and Chopin works, Curtis Macomber, violin and Norman Fischer, cello, Powerhouse Mall Performance Space, Lebanon, NH (10/10/2005)
 
 Performances - Vermont Musica Viva, Concert I
 Mozkowski and Rakowski Trios, Norwich Congregational Church, Norwich, VT (10/14/2005)
 
 Performances - Vermont Musica Viva: Concert II
 Fauré Piano Quartet No. 1, Norwich Congregational Church, Norwich, VT (10/16/2005)
 
 Performances - Concert for Musiqa
 performing, with Norman Fischer, Rothko chapel, Houston, TX (5/1)
 
 Performances - Concert for Musiqa
 performing, Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, Houston, TX (1/16)
 
 Performances - Concord Piano Trio
 performing, Concord Piano Trio, Stockbridge Chamber Concerts, Great Barrington, MA (7/13)
 
 Performances - Da Camera Day Music
 performing, Fischer Duo, Wortham Center, Houston, TX (11/3)
 
 Performances - Fischer Duo at St. Gaudens
 performing, Fischer Duo, St. Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, NH (8/8)
 
 Performances - Memorial Concert for Dani Martin
 performing, Fischer Duo, School of Music, University of Texas, Austin, TX (9/18)
 
 Other - Recording of Anthony Brandt's "Roman a Clef"
 recording sessions, Fischer Duo, Stude Hall, Houston, TX (2001)
 
 Other - Recording of CD of Libby Larsen Chamber Works
 recording, Curtis Macomber, Norman Fischer, James Dunham, Dunccan Hall, Houston, TX (9/15-9/17)
 
 Performances - SYZYGY:New Music at Rice
 performing, with Norman Fischer, Ken Goldsmith and others, Duncan Recital Hall, Houston, TX (4/2)
 
 Performances - Shepherd School Faculty Chamber Music
 performing, faculty colleagues, Duncan Recital Hall, Houston, TX (9/14)
 
 Performances - Broadcast of Concert by Vermont Musica Viva
 Vermont Public Radio, Burlington, VT (10 October)
 
 Performances - Complete Beethoven Piano Trios
 Concord Trio, Stockbridge Chamber Concerts, Searles Castle/ Gt. Barrington, MA (22 July)
 
 Performances - Fischer Duo and Friends
 Fischer Duo and Friends, Duncan Recital Hall (28 March)
 
 Performances - Fischer Duo and Friends
 Duncan Recital Hall, Houston (30 September)
 
 Performances - Fischer Duo at Kendall
 Fischer Duo, Kendall Retirement Community, Hanover, NH (5 October)
 
 Performances - Fischer Duo at St. Gaudens
 Fischer Duo, Augustus St. Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, NH (27 July)
 
 Performances - Fischer Duo concert for HMTA
 Houston, TX (9 April)
 
 Performances - Fischer Duo in Meridian, MS
 Fischer Duo, St. Paul's Chamber Music, Meridian, MS (30 October)
 
 Performances - MUSIQA Concert at the Rothko chapel
 MUSIQA, Rothko Chapel (27 April)
 
 Performances - SYZYGY: New Music At Rice
 Duncan Recital Hall, Rice U/ Houston, TX (28 October)
 
 Performances - SYZYGY: New Music at Rice
 Duncan recital Hall (20 february)
 
 Performances - SYZYGY: New Music at Rice
 Duncan Recital Hall, Rice U/ Houston,TX (4 December)
 
 Performances - Satie Marathon performance of Vexations
 Quaker Meeting House, Houston, TX (6 December)
 
 Performances - Series of 5 Concerts in Maui
 5 Chamber Music Concerts, Maui Classical Music Festival, Maui, Hawaii (June 1-8)
 
 Performances - VT Musica Viva Festival
 Vermont Musica Viva, Norwich, VT (10 October)
 
 Performances - Vermont Musica Viva Festival
 Vermont Musica Viva, Norwich, VT (12 October)
 
Presentations
 Other
 

"Adjudicator." University of Houston Forum Competition, Houston Music Teachers Association. (February 14)

 
 

"Adjudicator." Symphony League- North, Houston. (May 8)

 
 

"Adjudicator High School Competition." MTNA, Nacigodoches, TX. (November 20-21)

 
 

"Brahms Piano Quintet." Shepherd School, Houston, TX. (December 2) With Anderson String Quartet

 
 

"Concert." University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. (June 11) With Martha Fischer, William Lutes

 
 

"Concert." Madeline Island Music Camp, Madeline Island, WI. (June 25 and 26)

 
 

"Concert." Woman's Conference at Rice, Baker Institute/ Rice University. (February 6)

 
 

"Concord Trio Residency." Hopkins Center at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. (April 12-20) With Norman Fischer, Andrew Jennings

 
 

"Concord Trio and Friends." Stockbridge Chamber Concerts, Great Barrington, MA. (July 19) With Norman Fischer,Andrew Jennings

 
 

"Concord Trio and Friends Residency." Deerfield Academy, Deerfield, MA. (March 3-5) With Norman Fischer, Andrew Jennings, John Kochanowski

 
 

"Fischer Duo." Augustus St. Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, NH. (July 11) With Norman Fischer

 
 

"Fischer Duo Concert." Delta State University, Cleveland, MS. (October 12) With Norman Fischer

 
 

"Fischer Duo Concert." Shepherd School, Rice University. (October 27) With Norman Fischer

 
 

"Fischer Duo Concert." UTMB Concert Series, Galveston, TX. (November 12) With Norman Fischer

 
 

"Fischer Duo Concert." Da Camera Day Music, Wortham Center/ Houston, TX. (May 5) With Norman Fischer

 
 

"Milburn:Character Pieces." SYZYGY: New Music At Rice, Shepherd School. (December 8) With Norman Fischer

 
 

"Panelist and Presentor." Collaborative Piano Workshop, University of Wisconsin-Madison. (June 9-11)

 
 

"Recital with Karol Bennett." Shepherd School, Duncan Recital Hall. (December 10)

 
 

"Richard Lavenda: Memory's Motion." Houston Composer's Alliance, Museum of Fine Arts Houston. (February 22) With Norman Fischer

 
 

"Adjudicator." University of Houston Concerto Competition, University of Houston, Houston, TX. (October 10, 1998)

 
 

"Bach Sonata No.6, Brahms B Major Trio, Op. 8." Faculty Recital, Duncan Recital Hall, Rice University. (March 24, 1998) With Kathleen Winkler, Timothy Pitts and Norman Fischer

 
 

"Bach, Foote and Piazzolla." Young President's Organization, Houston, TX. (January 28, 1998) With Norman Fischer

 
 

"Bach, Handel, Chopin, Rachmaninoff." Fischer Duo Recital, St. John's Church, Carlisle, PA. (October 17, 1998)

 
 

"Beethoven Clarinet Trio." Benefit Concert: Houston Youth Symphony and Ballet, Houston, TX. (March 14, 1998) With Norman Fischer, Michael Webster

 
 

"Bozza, Busoni, and Mozart." Doriot Anthony Dwyer Recital, West Stockbridge Chamber concerts (MA). (August 23, 1998)

 
 

"Brahms E Minor Sonata, Foote Three Pieces, Op. 1." Da Camera Day Music: Fischer Duo, Wortham Center, Houston, TX. (April 1, 1998)

 
 

"Corigliano, Rochberg and Brahms." Concord Trio, Stockbridge Chamber Concerts, Great Barrington, MA. (July 28, 1998)

 
 

"Debussy Sonata; Corigliano Phantasmagoria; Rochberg Ricordanza, Jalbert Dual Velocity (premiere), Beethoven C Major Sonata." Fischer Duo, St. Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, NH. (July 5, 1998)

 
 

"Edward Applebaum's Remembrance." Faculty Composer's Concert, Duncan Recital Hall, Rice University. (February 4, 1998)

 
 

"Edward Applebaum: Remembrance." Houston Composer's Alliance, University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX. (April 19, 1998)

 
 

"George Rochberg: Sonata-Aria (1991-2)." Festival Institute at Round Top, Round Top, TX. (June 13, 1998)

 
 

"Haydn Trio and Crumb Voice of the Whale." Faculty Recital, Duncan Recital Hall, Rice University. (March 17, 1998) With Leone Buyse, Norman Fischer

 
 

"Lavenda Memory's Motion and Pierre Jalbert Dual Velocity." SYZYGY: New Music at Rice, Duncan Rectal Hall, Rice University. (November 3, 1998)

 
 

"Liszt, Beethoven, Shostakovich and Brahms." Fischer Duo Recital, Duncan Recital Hall, Rice University. (November 4, 1998) With Kenneth Goldsmith and Matthew Dane

 
 

"Master Class." M.O.S.T., Piano Central, Houston, TX. (September 26, 1998)

 
 

"Milburn, Tower, and Corigliano." SYZYGY: Composer's 60th Birthday Concert, Duncan Recital Hall, Rice University. (February 20, 1998)

 
 

"Mozart G Major Concerto." Houston Flute Club:Doriot Anthony Dwyer Recital, University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX. (March 28, 1998)

 
 

"No Title." World Piano Pedagogy Conference, Fort Worth, TX. (October 22-24)

 
 

"Prokofiev Sonata in F Minor, and Beethoven Archduke Trio." Andrew Jennings Guest Recital, Duncan Recital Hall. (February 17, 1998) With Norman Fischer

 
 

"Richard Lavenda: Memory' Motion." Studio Recording, Stude Concert Hall, Rice University. (December 10, 1998) With Norman Fischer

 
 

"Robert Sirota: Fantasy, Sonata." Studio Recording, Stude Concert Hall, Rice University. (January 5-7, 1998) With Norman Fischer

 
 

"Rochberg, Summer 1990; Brahms B Major Trio." Concord Trio Concert, Greenwood Music Camp. (July 23, 1998)

 
 

"Shostakovich, Samuel Jones, Beethoven and Piazzolla." Fischer Duo Recital, Millsaps College, Jackson, MI. (October 15, 1998)

 
 

"Shostakovich, Samuel Jones, Beethoven, and Piazzolla." Fischer Duo Recital, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA. (October 20, 1998)

 
 Seminar Speaker
 

"Introduction to Dalcroze Eurhythmic Concepts." Minda and Body, Houston, TX. (9/29/2005) With none

 
 Workshops
 

"Dalcroze Eurhythmics Seminar for Graduate Students Teaching in the Prep Department." Shepherd school of Music, Hirsch recital Hall. (18 January)

 
 

"Master Class." Shepherd School Prep Department, Stude Concert Hall. (27 March)

 
Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
 faculty member, Madeline Island Music Camp (6/13-6/27)

Residencies & Summer Festivals
 Residency
 Greenwood Music Camp faculty member. full-time teaching of chamber music and piano to very gifted and intelligent high school students, Cummington, MA. (7/3-8/7/2005)
very important recruiting position for Shepherd School students

 Maui Classical Music Festival. many concerts and presentations to an underserved area for classical music, Maui, Hawaii. (5/8-5/18/2005)
 Vermont Musica Viva. Residency in the Upper Connecticut River Valley, Norwich, VT and Hanover NH. (10/9/2004-10/17/2004)
Included formal concerts at the village church, retirement community and for the elementary school

 Summer Festival
 Greenwood Music Camp. Piano and Chamber Music Faculty Member, Cummington, MA. (6/27-8/8, 2004)
Juries
 Jury
 Dallas Music Teacher's Association/ Solo Piano Competition. adjudication of junior high and high school students, Dallas, TX. (2/5/2005)
 Dallas Symphony Concerto Competition. adjudication of high school pianists for performance with the Dallas Symphony, Dallas, TX. (2/12/2005)
 Houston Music Teacher's Association Piano Festival. Evaluated 20 pianists of junior high and high school age., Houston Community College, Houston, TX. (1/10/2004)
 National Music Teacher's Association. Evaluated 30 pianists of junior high and high school age, SMU, Dallas, TX. (11/13/2004)
 Sydney Wright Memorial Collaborative Piano Competition. adjudication of piano students at the University of Texas at Austin for a special collaborative piano scholarship award., Austin, TX. (10/23/2005)
 University of Texas Concerto Competition. Evaluated 30 pianists, string players, wind players and singers., Austin, TX. (1/29/2004)
 Master Class
 Dalcroze Eurhythmics Seminar. Providing fundamental instruction in the Dalcroze Method., Shepherd School of Music, Houston, TX. (2/7 and 2/21)
 Shepherd School Preparatory Department. , Houston, TX. (2/8/2005)
Positions Held
 Chamber Music and Piano Faculty, Greenwood Music Camp. (2004 - 2004)

 Instructor in Piano, Shepherd School Preparatory Division. (2005 - 2005)

 Piano Faculty, Shepherd School Preparatory Program. (2004 - 2004)