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          Described as “fearless in the face of every technical obstacle”, Jeanette Aufiero has been praised by the New York Concert Review as a pianist of “warm lyrical lines and an enormous sound” whose performances are full of “contagious energy, ablaze with passion that threw caution to the winds”.  An active performer, Ms. Aufiero has performed at such venues as Alice Tully Hall, Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the New Jersey State Theatre, Steinway Hall in New York City, PianoForte in Chicago, and the Teatro Nacional Eduardo Brito de Santo Domingo.

      

          Ms. Aufiero is a recipient of various scholarships, including the Vera Blacker Scholarship, the Mary Eaton LeFevre Scholarship, the Larry Robinson Scholarship and a Gilmore Festival Fellowship.  She is a prizewinner of numerous competitions including the New York Concert Artists' Rising Artist Competition, El Primer Concurso Iberoamericano para Jóvenes Pianistas, the Cleveland Institute of Music Concerto Competition, the Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition, the Jacob Flier International Competition, the NJSO Young Artist Audition, and the Young Pianist Competition of New Jersey. 

 

          Ms. Aufiero has studied under such notable pianists as Antonio Pompa-Baldi, James Tocco, Artur Papazian and Vladimir Feltsman and was mentored by legendary Alexander Slobodyanik  A Juilliard Pre-college and Manhattan School of Music graduate, she holds her Master of Music degree and Artist Diploma from Cleveland Institute of Music, where she was the Arthur Loesser Memorial Award recipient. 

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