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About Annette Burkhart
Annette Burkhart, a native of Kentucky, holds performance degrees from Wheaton College Conservatory, and University of Illinois (Urbana). In addition, she has pursued doctoral studies at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore. Mrs. Burkhart has appeared in recitals in the Northeast including Carnegie Recital Hall in New York City. Locally, Mrs. Burkhart has performed in several series including "Central Presbyterian Concert Series," "Music from Christ Church Cathedral," "Vienna Fest Series" at Washington University, and "Live from the Garden". Annette Burkhart has performed solos with the Susquehanna Valley Orchestra, Appalachian State University Orchestra, and the Washington University Orchestra and Wind Ensemble. As collaborator, Mrs. Burkhart has appeared in many recitals, and participated in master classes with Elly Ameling and Dalton Baldwin at the Cleveland Institute.
Mrs. Burkhart frequently acts as adjudicator and lecturer. Recent presentations include a lecture-recital on the music of Cecile Chaminade and Sergei Bortkiewicz given to teacher groups in Chicago and Missouri. With duo and duet partner, Dr. Jennifer Lim, Annette Burkhart has presented lecture recitals entitled "Music for Two Pianos, a Survey", and "Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun: Duet Music by Three American Women Composers". Since forming a duo partnership 1997, Dr. Jennifer Lim and Annette Burkhart have performed several works with orchestra including the Poulenc Concerto for Two Pianos, the Saints-Saens Carnival of the Animals, and the Bach Concerto for Two Keyboards in F minor. They regularly play on the prestigious Christ Church Cathedral Concert Series, performing major works for piano four hands.
Formerly, Mrs. Burkhart was Assistant Professor of Piano at Appalachian State University and subsequently taught at Bucknell University before joining the Washington University Faculty in 1989. Her students have won highest honors in the state Missouri Music Teachers Association, local and regional National Federation of Music Clubs, and the St. Louis Young Artist Awards. Mrs. Burkhart received the Master Teacher Certificate Award from the Music Teachers National Association.
Solo, chamber music and duo performances. With Jennifer Judd, the Burkhart/Judd Piano Duo performs many concerts a year in a variety of settings.
Adjudication of regional and national piano competitions.
Lecturer of programs entitled "The Music of Cecile Chaminade", Modern Music for the Twenty-First Century Piano Teacher", "Teaching Duos and Duets".
Excellence in Classroom Teaching Award, Washington University, 1999 Master Teacher Award (Music Teacher's National Association)
Advanced Keyboard Skills