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Lecturer, Class Piano
B.F.A., State University of New York at Purchase; M.M., State University of New York at Stony Brook
Deborah Gilwood has appeared as a soloist, as well as a collaborator with orchestras and ensembles, including the Long Island Philharmonic, Brooklyn Philharmonia, and Solisti New York. An active chamber musician, Ms. Gilwood has performed with Musical Elements, Infusion, the Eckert/Gilwood Piano Duo, Alliance for American Song, and Blue Door with cellist Arthur Cook. She has performed at Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall, and the Miller Theater in New York. Ms. Gilwood is the co-founder, Artistic Director and pianist of the Blue Door Chamber Music series at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum in MA, now entering its 10th season. Her recording with Arthur Cook, entitled Censored by Hitler, was released in October 2002 on the Centaur label, garnering favorable reviews both here and abroad. Currently she is a member of the music faculty at Westfield State College, and has also been on the piano faculties at Smith College, The University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Seton Hall University. Ms. Gilwood studied at Mannes College of Music, and received degrees in Piano Performance from SUNY Purchase and SUNY Stony Brook. Her principal teachers include Richard Goode, Gilbert Kalish and Lucy Greene. She lives in Amherst, MA.