Allison Brewster Franzetti

Allison B.

Cranford, NJ
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Allison delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
1975

Multiple Grammy® and Latin Grammy® Nominee, pianist Allison Brewster Franzetti has received international acclaim from critics and audiences alike for her stunning virtuosity and musicality as soloist and chamber musician. Her performances include the Grammy® Awards Classical Music Tribute to Earl Wild and Lang Lang, the American Classical Music Hall of Fame, the Campeche Festival in Mexico and the VI International Festival of Music at the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Previously a guest soloist with The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra, she has also been a guest soloist with The Buenos Aires Philharmonic, Janacek Philharmonic, City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, English Sinfonia, European Women’s Orchestra, Queens Symphony Orchestra, Brooklyn Philharmonic, Long Island Philharmonic, Denver Symphony, Colonial Symphony and Adelphi Orchestra. Solo recitals include critically acclaimed debuts at Merkin Hall in New York and the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, her recital debut at the prestigious Wigmore Hall in London, and tours throughout the US, Mexico, Europe, Argentina and Japan.

An accomplished collaborative pianist, she has worked with Sir James Galway, John Corigliano, Stephen Paulus, David Maslanka, Carlos Franzetti, Lowell Liebermann, Robert Aldridge, Herschel Garfein, Julius Baker, Paquito D’Rivera, Nestor Torres, Ransom Wilson, Eugenia Zukerman, and Robert White, amongst others.

Dr. Brewster Franzetti is the recipient of degrees from Manhattan School of Music, the Juilliard School and Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. She is currently Director of Chamber Music for the Extension Division, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.

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Education

DMA in piano
Sep 2009 - May 2012
Rutgers University
MM in piano
Sep 1978 - May 1980
The Juilliard School
BM in piano
Sep 1973 - May 1977
Manhattan School of Music

Languages

French
Limited Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Awards

Nominee
Sep 2014
Latin Grammy Awards
Nominee
Dec 2007
Grammy Awards
Nominee
Dec 2002
Grammy Awards

Affiliations

American Federation of Musicians
Jun 1993

A labor union representing professional musicians in the United States and Canada. Founding in 1896 as the successor to the "National League of Musicians," the AFM is the largest organization in the world representing the interests of professional musicians.

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