Hilary Demske, piano

Event Date: Wednesday, February 28 - 1:00 pm
Location: Creative Arts Building, Knuth Hall
Hillary Demske playing the piano

Hilary Demske, associate professor and director of piano studies at Utah Valley University, performs. "A pianist of rare technical finesse and musicality." — Deseret News. Free.

Demske’s album Henry Martin: Selected Piano Music is described by American Record Guide described as full of “splendid panache and assurance.

Demske, a Steinway Artist since 2010, holds a doctorate in performance from University of Michigan, a Master of Music from The Juilliard School and a Bachelor of Music degree from the Peabody Conservatory of Music. She also studied at the Hochschule für Musik in Munich, Germany, where she won the conservatory’s highest graduate honor. Her principal teachers include Julian Martin, Logan Skelton, Margarita Höhenrieder, and Sam Wong.

Demske has been featured on Bavaria’s national radio station, Houston Public Radio’s From The Top and numerous national radio broadcasts. She has presented papers at a wide range of international conferences, including the Performing Tangier conference in Morocco, European Piano Teachers Association conference in Serbia, International Bertolt Brecht Conference in Hawaii and a symposium on Oswald Spengler in Belgium.

E-mail: music@sfsu.edu