A native of Redlands, California, Evelyn Golz comes from a family of musicians going back several generations. She began her studies at age four with her mother Mary Evelyn Golz and went on to win top prizes in the Redlands Bowl Young Artists
Competition, the Redlands Symphony Concerto Competition, the MTAC Young Artists Guild and the Southern California Junior Bach Festival. Ms. Golz
continued her studies at the Hochschule fur Musik in Vienna, Austria,
California State University at Northridge, the Manhattan School of Music and the Aaron Copland School of Music, where she received the Francis Dillon
Hayward Memorial Prize in piano. Her teachers have included Han Graf, Jakob Gimpel, Seymour Lipkin and Bernard Rose.
An active chamber musician, Ms. Golz has performed with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, the St. Mark’s Chamber and Opera Players, The Women of West Harlem Winds, the San Gabriel Symphony, The Canadian Ballet Orchestra, and the Redlands Symphony, and in such venues as Carnegie Hall, BAM, Saint Paul’s Chapel, Lincoln Center, St. Mark’s Church and the Schomberg Center in Harlem. As a member of the Golz Duo, with cellist sister Madeleine, she frequently presents recitals both in the New York area and on the West Coast. She has been the pianist with The Harlem Chamber Players since the group began its regular Music at St. Mary’s series in 2008.
Ms. Golz is a busy and enthusiastic teacher whose students have earned awards in many prestigious competitions in the Metropolitan area. In addition to her private studio, she is on the piano faculty of Manhattan School of Music’s Pre-College Division (since 1998), and the Thurnauer School of Music in Tenafly, NJ.
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