Jeffrey Middleton Plays Fennimore & Debussy

Jeffrey Middleton (piano)

Catalog #: TROY1957
Release Date: November 1, 2023
Format: Digital

Pianist Jeffrey Middleton graduated from the Juilliard School and received his Doctor of Musical Arts from The Yale School of Music. His career has included chamber music, vocal coaching and accompanying, solo performances, and teaching. Since meeting Joseph Fennimore in the mid 1980's, Mr. Middleton has been studying and performing his music. In addition to Cathay and Twenty Four Romances for Solo Piano, he has directed a production of Fennimore's Eventide, a three-character opera adapted from a text by James Purdy, at the Harlem School of the Arts. He also performed Molinos de Viento, a piano trio based on Hispanic themes, and many other works. Mr. Middleton is currently on the faculty of the School of American Ballet, Lincoln Center, where he teaches music for dancers. He received the Mae Wien Award for distinguished faculty service in 2010. He also worked for more than 20 years as vocal coach/accompanist for Betty Allen's Master Voice Class at the Harlem School of the Arts. For this, his fourth recording for Albany Records, he performs two works by Joseph Fennimore and Debussy's Douze Études.


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Track Listing

Title Composer Performer
Lonely Planet Joseph Fennimore Jeffrey Middleton (piano)
Douze Études Claude Debussy Jeffrey Middleton (piano)
Fourth Sonata for Piano Joseph Fennimore Jeffrey Middleton (piano)

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