Elizabeth Keller, pianist, was born in Baltimore and began her musical training at the Peabody Institute at age five with Dorothy Maevers. At eight, she played the rarely performed Mozart F Major Concerto with the Peabody Orchestra. She gave her first full recital at Peabody at the age of ten.
At twelve, she was offered a scholarship to the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia, where she studied with Mme. Isabelle Vengerova and Mieczyslaw Horszowski. While completing her degree there, Ms. Keller was a member of the piano faculty.
Her performing experience has included solo appearances with the National Symphony in Washington, D.C.(as finalist in the Merriweather Post Competition), and with the Baltimore Symphony. As a member of the Philadelphia Trio since 1973, she has presented concerts and workshops throughout the United States and Europe, including frequent appearances for the BBC in London and broadcasts on Spanish National Radio and Television. The Philadelphia Trio records for Centaur records.
Ms. Keller has been on the faculties of the University of Delaware, the Wilmington Music School, the Settlement Music School in Philadelphia, and the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts. Presently she is head of the piano department at The Baldwin School, in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and has been on the faculty of Franklin and Marshall College since 1990.
B. Mus., The Curtis Institute, 1961
MUS 284 A Piano