2022 Conference Guest Artist

Harpsichordist Hedi Salanki will be our guest artist at the 2021 South Dakota Music Teachers Conference. A native of Hungary, she has appeared with the New Jersey Symphony, the New York Chamber Orchestra, I Solisti New York, the Syracuse Symphony, the Pensacola Symphony, the Jacksonville Symphony, the Mobile Symphony and numerous chamber ensembles. She has performed solo, duo and lecture recitals in Europe, the United States, South America, Australia, Canada, China, Japan, New Zealand, and Costa Rica.

Among her recordings on the Pantheon, Priceless, Laserlight, Centaur and Prince Productions labels are many significant works of Bach, including the Goldberg Variations (nominated for Ovation Magazine’s Debut Artist of the Year Award), the Concerti, and the complete English Suites. She has also recorded Scarlatti Sonatas, Telemann Overtures, the complete Giulio Ruvo Cello/Harpsichord Sonatas and a French Baroque program.

Hedi Salanki earned a Doctorate in Harpsichord Performance from the Juilliard School, a Masters from Rutgers University, as well as degrees and diplomas in piano performance and pedagogy from the Franz Liszt Academy of Music and the Bartok Conservatory in Budapest.

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