Margaret Kampmeier, pianist

Photograph of Margaret Kampmeier (© Margaret Kampmeier)
© Margaret Kampmeier

Since receiving her Doctor of Musical Arts Degree, pianist Margaret Kampmeier has performed in hundreds of concerts, presented numerous premières and recorded extensively. She has performed across the United States of America, in Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia, and is active as a soloist, chamber musician, orchestral keyboardist and teacher of piano.

She is a founding member of the New Millenium Ensemble, a mixed chamber group which won the 1995 Walter W. Naumburg Chamber Music Award and released its début CD in January of 1998.

Ms Kampmeier has appeared as guest artist with the Kronos Quartet, performs regularly with the Orchestra of St Lukes’s and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and has appeared often as guest of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

Active as an educator, Ms Kampmeier teaches at Princeton University and has presented forums on music of women composers and contemporary techniques.

As a recording artist, Ms Kampmeier can be heard on Centaur, CRI, Koch, Nonesuch and Bridge labels.

Festival appearances include Caramoor, Vancouver Recital Society, Bard and Tanglewood.

Margaret Kampmeier holds degrees from Eastman School of Music and the State university of New York at Stony Brook, where she studied with Gilbert Kalish.