Faculty Profiles

Peter Serkin


Peter Serkin Studied at Curtis Institute of Music with Lee Luvisi, Mieczyslaw Horszowski, and Rudolf Serkin; also studied with Ernst Oster, Marcel Moyse, and Karl Ulrich Schnabel. Has performed with the world’s major symphony orchestras and collaborated with Jaime Laredo, Pamela Frank, Yo-Yo Ma, Alexander Schneider, among others, and the Budapest, Guarneri, and Orion String Quartets. Founding member, TASHI. Has had many pieces written for him by Charles Wuorinen, Elliott Carter, Toru Takemitsu, and others. Recent recordings include The Ocean that Has No West and No East (Koch Records), with music by Webern, Wolpe, Messiaen, Takemitsu, Knussen, Lieberson, and Wuorinen, and the complete solo piano works of Arnold Schoenberg (Arcana).
E-mail: conservatoryadmisison@bard.edu