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Jerome Lowenthal

Jerome Lowenthal
Faculty Emeritus

Jerome Lowenthals influence on generations of pianists can never be underestimated. In addition to his residency in Santa Barbara each summer, he has been teaching at The Juilliard School since 1991. He brings forward the legacies of his distinguished teachers, William Kapell, Eduard Steuermann, and Alfred Cortot (with coachings from Arthur Rubinstein). Jerry has performed a prodigious amount of repertoire that includes more than 63 different concerti, which he has played and recorded with many of the world's greatest conductors, including Maurice Abravanel, who was on the faculty of the Music Academy for more than two decades

Hes had a dominant presence at chamber music festivals around the world, and performed in duo concerts with violinist Itzhak Perlman, cellist Nathaniel Rosen, and pianists Ronit Amir, Ursula Oppens, Carmel Lowenthal, Vassily Primakov, and Michael Brown. A frequent adjudicator, Jerry has served on the juries of the Cliburn, Tchaikovsky, Rubinstein, Cleveland, and Leeds piano competitions.

2019 marked his 50th summer at the Music Academy.