Amy Dorfman, piano

Amy Dorfman

Pianist Amy Dorfman has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States and in Europe. Ms. Dorfman combines in her playing a gentle touch and musical sensitivity with what critics describe as a “formidable technique…exciting and energetic.” For over twenty years, Dorfman has accompanied the great American bass virtuoso Edgar Meyer performing in such series as the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in Alice Tully Hall and Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, as well as on NPR’s St. Paul Sunday Morning and The Lonesome Pine Special. She has enjoyed collaborations with the Blair String Quartet in chamber music series in Memphis, Sedona, Arizona and Music Mountain in Connecticut. Ms.Dorfman has appeared as soloist with the Nashville Symphony and the Nashville Chamber Orchestra. She has received several awards for her playing, including the Individual Artist Fellowship from the Tennessee Arts Commission and first prize in the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. She attended Indiana University’s School of Music, where she studied with Alfonso Montecino and James Tocco. She is currently Associate Professor of Piano at The Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University and a guest artist and teacher at the Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts.