©2019 by Elizabeth Dorman.

"ELEGANCE AND VERVE"

Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle

 

ABOUT

Praised by Joshua Kosman of the San Francisco Chronicle for her “crisp, brightly finished” playing and her “elegance and verve,” pianist Elizabeth Dorman received the 2017 Father Merlet Award from Pro Musicis and was a finalist in the 2018 Leipzig International Bach Competition.  Appearances in the 2018-2019 season include Leipzig Chamber Orchestra and Folsom Lake Symphony, solo recitals in Washington, California, and New York, chamber music performances with principal players from the Los Angeles and New York Philharmonics as well as members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.  Upcoming recording projects include an album of Scarlatti sonatas, anticipated for release in Fall 2019.

            Elizabeth performs frequently as a soloist and chamber musician and is a member of New York’s Bridge Arts Ensemble.  Elizabeth was an Artist in Residence at the Banff Centre and has also appeared at summer festivals including Tanglewood, Sarasota, Aspen, Toronto, Icicle Creek, and her live performances have been nationally broadcast on public radio. She has appeared as a soloist with orchestra in San Francisco’s Davies Symphony Hall, Stanford’s Bing Concert Hall, Leipzig's Hochschule für Musik, Walnut Creek’s Lesher Center for the Arts, San Francisco’s Herbst Theater, and at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Elizabeth was also winner of the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition, the Ross McKee competition, and the California Young Artist’s Beethoven Competition.

            Currently based in New York City, Elizabeth is a doctoral candidate of Gilbert Kalish at Stony Brook University, where she also serves as Adjunct Lecturer of Piano Pedagogy.  A passionate educator, she has previously held teaching positions at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Preparatory Division and has been piano faculty at summer festivals including the Icicle Creek Music Center and Summer Music West at the San Francisco Conservatory.  She has participated in masterclasses with Robert Levin, Robert McDonald, Leon Fleisher, Wu Han, Arthur Haas, John Perry, Menahem Pressler, and Ann Schein.  A native of San Francisco, CA, Elizabeth began her training with Paul Hersh at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

 
 

"Her talents are ours to enjoy, savor, and applaud."

Jaime Robles, San Francisco Classical Voice

 
 

SCHEDULE

 

July 24-August 12, 2019
Jacksonville, OR

BRITT FESTIVAL

Teddy Abrams, Conductor

Principal Keyboard

May 9, 2019
1:30 PM
Sonoma, CA

MUSIC AT OAKMONT

With Nigel Armstrong, violin

May 6, 2019
3:30 PM
Stony Brook University, NY

DMA GRADUTION RECITAL

Bach Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
George Crumb Makrokosmos I

April 24, 2019
7:30 PM
Huntington Library
Los Angeles, CA

MARTIN CHALIFOUR AND FRIENDS

Bach Violin Sonata #3 in E Major BWV 1016
Bartok Contrasts, with Martin Chalifour, violin and Moran Katz, clarinet

April 13, 2019
7:30 PM
Folsom, CA

BEETHOVEN TRIPLE CONCERTO WITH FOLSOM LAKE SYMPHONY

Beethoven Triple Concerto, conducted by Peter Jaffe
James Jaffe, cello and Nigel Armstrong, violin

March 14 and 16, 2019
11am
Louisville, KY

LOUISVILLE ORCHESTRA: CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS, MOZART DOUBLE PIANO CONCERTO

KELLY CORCORAN, conductor
ELIZABETH DORMAN, piano
JIUMING SHEN, piano
MATTHEW WALLACE, narrator

February 24, 2019
6:00 PM
Los Angeles, CA

SOLO RECITAL AT LACMA

Bach English Suite #5, BWV 810
Mendelssohn op.35 n.1
Scarlatti Sonatas K.435, K.436

January 6, 2019
7:00 PM
Bainbridge Island, WA

CLASSICAL SUNDAYS AT BAINBRIDGE

Bach English Suite #5, BWV 810
Mozart Sonata in F Major, K.533/494
Mendelssohn op.35 n.1
Scarlatti Sonatas K.435, K.436

CONTACT

 

Dr. Dorman is an active member of MTNA, CAPMT, and the National Piano Guild.  Her students have gone on to study professionally at schools including the Peabody Conservatory of Music, NYU, and Stony Brook University and have performed in venues including Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, and the Baruch Performing Arts Center. She teaches at the Crowden Music Center in Berkeley and at her studios in San Francisco and Albany, CA.