Ingrid Jacobson Clarfield, nationally recognized teacher, clinician, pianist, and author is Professor of Piano and Coordinator of the Piano Department at Westminster Choir College of Rider University in Princeton, New Jersey. She also has directed Westminster Choir College's Piano Week for High School Students since 1984.
Ms. Clarfield has given lecture-recitals, workshops and master classes in more than a hundred cities across North America, including presentations at State and National conferences of The Music Teachers National Association.
Ingrid has authored many collections for Alfred Publishing Company. Her newest series with Dennis Alexander, Keys to Artistic Performance Books 1-3 teaches students the skills to polish their pieces into artistic performances. A sequential approach to achieving a solid technique with musicality, is presented in Burgmüller, Czerny and Hanon: Piano Studies Selected for Technique and Musicality, Books 1-3.
Ms. Clarfield holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Oberlin College where she studied with John Perry. She also holds a Master of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music. Ms. Clarfield maintains an independent studio in Princeton, New Jersey.