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Carol Seefeldt

Director/Piano Instructor

As a classical pianist, Carol Seefeldt has extended piano training of more than twenty years. In 2010, she graduated from California State University at Fullerton with Bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance studying under Dr. Robert Watson and Dr. Joseph Matthews. While working towards her degree in music she collaborated with various instrumentalists and vocalists for their lessons as well as chamber music events. In 2010 she was the winner of the Sigma Alpha Iota Award and the CSUF Piano Department Award. In 2012, she graduated from Indiana University with a Master’s degree in Piano Performance studying under Professor Jean-Louis Haguenauer. Aside from her private lessons, she benefited greatly from attending weekly masterclasses held by Arnaldo Cohen and Evelyne Brancart. At Indiana, Seefeldt not only accompanied for instrumentalists and vocalists, but was also a member of the Indiana University's Symphonic Band, Concert Band and Wind Symphony as their rehearsal and concert pianist. During these years of study, Seefeldt had performed over fifteen professional public recitals consist of solo piano repertoire and various chamber repertoire.

 

As a private  piano instructor,  Carol Seefeldt has over nine years of teaching experience. During these years, she has been teaching a variety of students from the beginning level to the advanced level. Her students also come from different age groups ranging from young children to adults. Seefeldt is a  strong promoter for musicality, creativity and enjoyment. Her teaching focuses on making music organic by using the body in the most nature way possible.

 

Since moving to San Diego, Carol Seefeldt has been working as a piano accompanist for several private studios, Certificate of Merit program, Flute Guild Festivals, students from San Diego State University, and University of San Diego.  She has also been featured as a guest artist at the Youth Philharmonic Orchestra's Summer Chamber Music Performance series directed by Alyze Dreiling. In 2016, Seefeldt made her debut performance at the Carnegie Hall in New York after winning First Prize of the New York Artists International Competition. Ms. Carol Seefeldt currently holds a faculty position at University of San Diego and is the Co-Founder of San Diego Music Academy.

Media

Claude Debussy-Image I, Reflets dans l'eau

Live at Auer Hall, Indiana University, 2012

Claude Debussy-Image I, Hommage à Rameau

Live at Auer Hall, Indiana University, 2012

Claude Debussy-Image I, Mouvement

Live at Auer Hall, Indiana University, 2012

Ludwig van Beethoven-32 Variations WoO 80

Live at Auer Hall, Indiana University, 2012