Pianist Margaret Kampmeier enjoys a varied career as soloist, collaborative artist and educator. Ms. Kampmeier performs regularly with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, and is also a founding member of New Millennium Ensemble, winner of the 1995 Naumburg Chamber Music Award. She teaches piano at Princeton University and is Chair and Artistic Director of the Contemporary Performance Program at the Manhattan School of Music.
Alfred Schnittke Concerto #3 for Piano and Strings with St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic
Jeffrey Meyer cond. Glinka Hall, St. Petersburg, Russia
Olivier Messiaen Trois Liturgies sur la Presence Divine with Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Robert Spano conductor Carnegie Hall, NY
Steve Reich Eight Lines with American Composers Orchestra George Manahan, conductor Zankel Hall, NY
Arnold Schoenberg Chamber Symphony #1, arr. by WebernWith New York Philharmonic Ensembles Merkin Hall, NY
Solo recital: Phillips Collection Washington, D.C.
Solo recital: “Powerhouse Pianists” series University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Recognition & Awards
Naumburg Chamber Music Award (with New Millennium Ensemble) - Winner, 1995
Thayer Fellowship (for outstanding graduate in the arts, SUNY system) - Winner, 1990
Frinna Awerbuch International Piano Competition: Special prize for the interpretation of American Music - Second prize overall, 1989
Olga Koussevitzky International Piano Competition - Third prize, 1988
C.D. Jackson Award for Outstanding Achievement, Tanglewood Music Center - Winner, 1988
Eastman School of Music and SUNY Stony Brook Concerto Competition - Winner, 1985 and 1988