" Beautiful rich sound, much passion, and impressive temperament" (Cleveland Plain Dealer),
Helene Jeanney, born in Paris, to an American mother and French father, started her musical studies at age 5 and later graduated from the Paris Conservatory at the age of 17 ( class of Germaine Mounier), with first Prize in Piano and Chamber Music. She then went on with a Fulbright Scholarship to study at Indiana University in Bloomington, with Gyorgy Sebok and a few years later became Professor Assistant to Menahem Pressler (of the Beaux Arts Trio). She also holds a Professional Studies Degree from the Juilliard School with Mr Jerome Lowenthal and has studied and performed at the Mozarteum Academy in Salzburg, as well as the Banff Center of Fine Arts.
Throughout her career, she has worked with several artists and teachers, including Yevgeni Malinin, Gaby Casadesus, Nikita Magaloff, and Isaac Stern. As a recitalist, she has performed throughout Europe, Chili, Australia, and the U.S. In France she has appeared at the Chopin Festival, the Paris Summer Festival, the International Festival of Radio France and Montpellier, the International Festival of Young Soloists in Bordeaux, and in recitals sponsored by the Phillip Morris Association in Salle Gaveau, the Opera Comique, the Bosendorfer Center, and the UNESCO. She has been a soloist with the Paris Conservatory Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra, and the Indianapolis Symphony.
French Concert pianist and Piano teacher in New York & Manhattan
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