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Eugene Feigin

Adjunct Professor of Piano

Master of Music, Gorky State Conservatory, RussiaBachelor of Music, College of Moscow State Conservatory, RussiaAdditional studies at Moscow School for Chorus Conductors, Russia

Description

Eugene Feigin was a member of several concert organizations in the USSR and performed throughout the country on stage, television and radio. He founded a piano trio as part of the Moscow Philharmonia Society, performing traditional piano trio repertoire and works for voice and piano trio, many of which he arranged for that ensemble. In Israel, he performed numerous solo recitals and duo-sonata concerts. In the United States, he was joined by his sister, Tatiana, to form the Feigin Duo and later the Rachmaninoff Trio. He is on the faculty of the Music Department of LIU Post and the Newark School of the Arts.

Teacher:

  • Forty years experience teaching and coaching piano, piano ensemble, and chamber music, from elementary through conservatory level
  • Adjunct Professor of Piano, LIU Post (Long Island University, Brookville, New York (2002-present)
  • Piano Instructor, Newark School of the Arts, Newark, New Jersey (1987-present)
  • Piano and Piano Duo Instructor, YM/YWHA Music School, Scarsdale, New York (1978-2002)
  • Piano Instructor, Ramat-Hasharon Conservatory, Ramat-Hasharon, Israel (1974-75)
  • Piano Instructor, Moscow Gnessin Institute of Music, Moscow, Russia (1966-71)
  • Chair, Piano Department, Siktivkar State Music School, Siktivkar, Russia (1963-65)

Performer:

  • Member, The Feigin Duo (with Tatiana Feigin, violin) (1976-present)
  • Played in Bach to Bartok Festival, Italy; performed many concerts and lecture-recitals in the Tri-State Area
  • Founding Member, The Rachmaninoff Trio (with Tatiana Feigin, violin, and Avron Coleman, cello) (1979-2003)
  • Many concerts in major venues throughout the Tri-State Area, including Weill Recital Hall, Merkin Hall, and on WQXR; performed in The Hague, Frankfurt, other European cities, and on Avro Radio (Holland); recorded both Rachmaninoff Trios for Centaur Records
  • Member, Moscow Philharmonia Society and Ross Concert Organization (1967-73)
  • Played hundreds of concerts throughout Russia as soloist, chamber musician, and accompanist, as well as in music lecture series