Joan Stiles

Education:
M.M. (jazz piano), Manhattan School of Music
Course work completed toward Ph.D. (music theory), CUNY
B.A. in Music (magna cum laude), Brooklyn College.

Pianist/Composer/Arranger/Singer:
Performances at The Blue Note, Birdland, Kaufman Concert Hall, Merkin Concert Hall. Concerts featuring the music of jazz great Mary Lou Williams.

Recordings:
CD, Love Call (Zoho) features original compositions and arrangements for octet featuring Clark Terry, Frank Wess, Joe Temperley, and others.

Music Producer/Composer/Pianist for:
Positively Fit (men's exercise video) featuring Harvie S. and Bob Mintzer.

Accompanist (Piano and Harpsichord) for:
Sine Nomine Singers
New York Women's Chorus

Assistant Conductor:
Brooklyn College Chorus.

Articles and Transcriptions Published in:
The Miles Davis Reader, Black Music Research Journal, 1001 Keyboard Ideas, Jazz/Keyboard Workshop, Sheet Music Magazine, and Institute for Studies in American Music Newsletter.

Former Faculty:
Brooklyn College (music theory)

Faculty:
The New School jazz program
Manhattan School of Music in jazz and classical program. Coordinator of jazz keyboard skills classes. Jazz theory, jazz ear training, jazz keyboard harmony, jazz piano for non-jazz students, classical sight singing, ear training, piano minor.

Manhattan School of Music faculty since 1989.


joanstiles@earthlink.net