Known equally for her brilliant performances of contemporary music and her deep understanding of the classics, Maya Hartman has been described as an "elegant and poetic" pianist with "an extraordinary ability to create a beautiful sound" (New York Concert Review).
Dr. Hartman has performed as a soloist with orchestra and in solo and chamber music recitals throughout the United States, and in Canada, Switzerland, England, Germany, India, and Israel.
A passionate advocate for the music of our time, Ms. Hartman has performed works by many 20th and 21st century composers, including Elliott Carter, Oliver Knussen, Luciano Berio, György Ligeti, Arthur Berger, Pierre Boulez, Jonathan Harvey, David Cutler, David Fromm, and Noam Sivan, and has premiered many new works.
Maya Hartman received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from SUNY-Stony Brook and bachelor's and master's degrees with high distinction from Indiana University. She is a Pro Musicis Artist and recipient of the Theresa Sterne Grant. Her principal teachers have been Gilbert Kalish, Menahem Pressler, Leonard Hokanson and Edward Auer.
Maya Hartman plays Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.2
with Stony Brook Orchestra
Conductor - David Stern
at Staller Center for Performing Arts
* a 5 minute excerpt from the first movement