Preparatory Division Faculty

Marcia Eckert
M.M., SUNY-Stony Brook; B.M. (magna cum laude), Indiana University. Piano studies with Jorge Bolet, Gilbert Kalish, Claude Frank, William Masselos, Seymour Bernstein, Lucy Greene.
Piano; Chamber Music

Fellowships, Berkshire Music Center at Tanglewood, Yale Summer School of Music and Art. President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Hunter College, 1998. Faculty Development Grants, New School University, 1991, 1995. Chamber music performances through the U.S and abroad, including Weill Recital Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, Miller Theatre (Columbia University), Cleveland Museum of Art, Leighton House (London), St. Paul’s Chapel (Trinity Church Series), Mostly Mozart Festival, Kosciuszko Foundation. Lecture recitals throughout the US and Canada on the music of Charles Ives and on women composers. Member, Eckert/Gilwood Piano Duo. Director, Pianophoria! and Teen Pianophoria! since 1994. Recordings for Cambria Master and Leonarda. Publications in Calvier magazine. Former faculty, NYU School of Continuing Education. Faculty, Hunter College since 1980. Mannes Preparatory Division since 1983. 
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