Thursday, September 20, 2012

Charlene Biggs Adjudicates Piano at 2012 Rotary Burlington Music Festival

Charlene Biggs received a DMA in Piano Performance from the Eastman School of Music, and a Masters in Performance and Piano Literature from Goldsmiths College, University of London, England.  She has performed extensively in Great Britain as a soloist and collaborative artist, appearing at such prestigious venues as the Royal Festival Hall, the Purcell Room, Greenwich Festival, Glasgow University, The National Theatre and the Barbican Arts Centre.   

She has also performed in France, Holland, Austria, Italy, Canada and the USA.  Dr. Biggs has held faculty positions at the Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto, where she was also the National Academic Advisor, and in the Community Division of the Eastman School of Music, where she was Assistant Chair of Piano for two years.   

Dr. Biggs is currently coordinator of the Music Program at Cambrian College, and a member of the piano faculty at Laurentian University, both in Sudbury Ontario.  She continues as a Senior Examiner for the Royal Conservatory, and is much sought-after as a performer, adjudicator and pedagogy clinician across Canada.  She also continues a hectic schedule as a solo and collaborative artist.

The Rotary Burlington Music Festival is pleased to have Charlene Biggs on the adjudicating team for this year's festival. She will be overseeing the Intermediate Piano category.

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