Director of Keyboard Studies
Professor of Music
A native of New York, Professor Daniel Schene has performed as a recitalist, chamber
musician, concert soloist, and accompanist across the United States and Canada, as
well as France, Italy, Turkey, Chile, Brazil, Greece, and Asia.
Professor Schene is the duo partner of Eva Szekely, first violinist of the Esterhazy Quartet. He is a frequent guest artist with the Saint Louis Symphony’s Chamber Music St. Louis concerts and the Prelude series at Powell Hall. He has collaborated with renowned cellist Zara Nelsova and Denes Kovacs, director of the Liszt Academy in Budapest.
After his debut with the Charlotte Symphony at fifteen, he attended the North Carolina School of the Arts.
He received the BM and MM in Piano Performance from Indiana University, studying with Gyorgy Sebok and Enrica Cavallo-Gulli. At Indiana, he was the recipient of the prestigious Joseph Battista Memorial Award. Professor Schene has been Artist-in-Residence and Director of Keyboard Studies at Webster University since 1983. He is a founding faculty member of the Indiana University Summer Academy and the Institute for Advanced Vocal Studies in Paris.
Mr. Schene records for the CRI label.
Here are three studio performances from January 2012:
- Franz Liszt: "Sonetto 104 del Petrarca," from Years of Pilgrimage: Italy
- Serge Rachmaninoff: Prelude in B-Flat Major, Op. 23 No. 2
- Claude Debussy: "Reflets dans l'eau (Reflections in the Water)" from Images, Book I
- Jeffrey Carter, D.M.A.
- Glen Bauer, Ph.D.
- Bob Chamberlin
- Carla Colletti, Ph.D.
- Paul Davis, D.M.A.
- Paul DeMarinis
- Carole Gaspar
- Martha Hart
- Trent Patterson, D.M.A.
- Kim Portnoy
- Daniel Schene
- Steve Schenkel, Ph.D.