Professional-in-Residence Collaborative Piano
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-2504
307 School of Music Building
Jan Grimes (Professional-in-Residence, Piano and Coordinator of Collaborative Activities). Grimes holds degrees from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and Louisiana State University. Her collaborative performances have taken her to Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and Constitution Hall, as well as concert stages at universities and community centers across the United States and Canada. She has served as accompanist for clinics and master classes of world renowned teachers such as Josef Gingold, Philip Farkas, Bonita Boyd, and Camilla Wickes. As an official conference pianist of the International Tuba and Euphonium Conference, the International Clarinet Association, and the North American Saxophone Alliance, she has performed with artists from around the world.Grimes specializes in contemporary solo and chamber music and has performed the Schnitkke Piano Concerto (U.S. premier), Takamitsu’s Riverrun, and John Cage’s Concerto for Prepared Piano and Orchestra. As a recording artist, her work can be heard on the Centaur, Mark, Vestige Worldwinds, and Capstone labels.