VINCENT CRAIG, pianist
B i o g r a p h y
Vincent Craig performed at the Music Teachers National Association Convention, he won first prize in the Society of American Musicians Young Artist Competition, and he was a finalist in the Kosciusko Foundation Chopin Competition. He has attended the Aspen Music Festival and he has studied with and accompanied master classes by many internationally famous artists. His repertoire represents over 300 years of piano literature, with a special emphasis on works by African-American composers. Dr. Craig earned his Bachelor's degree from Oberlin College where he studied with Frances Walker. He then went on to earn his Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, where he studied with Ann Schein.
Some of Dr. Craig's performances include appearances in New York City at the Lincoln Center Library, Steinway Hall, Federal Hall, in Philadelphia at the Kimmel Center, Settlement Music School, in Washington D.C. at the State Department, The George Mason Library in Fairfax, Virginia, the Middle Keys Concert Series in Marathon, Fla., and Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Dr. Craig has also appeared as guest soloist with the Delaware County Symphony, the West Chester University Chamber Winds, the West Chester Chamber Orchestra, the Wilmington Community Orchestra, and the Chester County Pops, with whom he has served as both soloist and guest conductor.