Title

Ivan Davis: Pianist and teacher

Date of Award

2001

Availability

Article

Degree Name

Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.)

Department

Music Performance

First Committee Member

Raymond A. Barr, Committee Chair

Abstract

Ivan Davis is a distinguished American pianist of the latter half of the twentieth century. This study will document his career as a pianist and teacher and his views and philosophies on teaching.His long and remarkable career spans the areas of competitions; solo, orchestral and collaborative performances; recordings; and teaching. In his New York Times review of Davis's Town Hall Debut in 1959, Harold Schonberg declared Davis established himself as "one of the superior American pianists."

Keywords

Biography; Music; Education, History of; Education, Music; Education, Philosophy of

Link to Full Text

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