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2018

Jamie

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Teaches Piano

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About Jamie

JAMIE BOYD CARIDI received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Pennsylvania State

University, a Master of Music Degree in Piano performance from Duquesne University

in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and a Master of Arts Degree in Applied Women’s Studies

from Claremont Graduate University with an emphasis in music. She is an advocate

for women in music and has presented concerts and lecture recitals on the music of

women at a variety of conferences throughout the United States. She has studied or

had master classes with Gyorgy Sandor, Mischa Dichter, Eugene List, Eunice Norton,

Ferguson Webster and Thomas Mastroianni. She has twice been a prizewinner in the

International Bartok-Kabalevsky competition and won the Pittsburgh Concert Society

Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She was privileged to present the Italian

premiere of the Piano Sonata (1978) by Nancy Van de Vate at the 2001 Amalfi

Coast Music Festival and has had a CD and paper, which includes a performance of

and insights on Nancy’s sonata, documented in the Austrian National Library. Most

recently she performed “Crystal Vision” by the acclaimed Japanese composer

Kanaka Okamoto at the 2014 Music Teacher’s Association of California in Los

Angeles, previously only heard on KUSC radio. Jamie has written reviews of new

recordings of music by women for the Journal of the International Alliance for

Women in Music and recently presented the US premiere of “Balinese Diptych” by

Ms Van de Vate in the American Composers Concert on November 3, 2018. She is

past Chairperson for the Pomona Valley annual auditions of the National Guild of

Piano Teachers and past President for the Claremont Alumni Chapter of Mu Phi

Epsilon. She is a member of MTAC, MTNA, National Guild of Piano Teachers,

American Guild of Organists, International Alliance of Women in Music and is a

founding teacher for the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program in the

United States. In addition to her busy schedule of teaching, performing as soloist,

chamber musician and adjudicating, Jamie is pianist/organist for Christ the King

Lutheran church in Walnut, Ca., Emmanuelle Presbyterian Church in Claremont, Ca.

and Glendora Christian Science Church in Glendora, Ca.

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