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About David Korevaar
David Korevaar is an American pianist, noted for a wide repertoire that ranges from Bach to the modern era. His interest in the piano began at age six, when he took lessons from Sherman Storr, and by the time he was 13, he was a student of Earl Wild. Korevaar attended Juilliard, where, in addition to his work with Wild, he studied composition with David Diamond. He received his doctorate from Juilliard, and continued his keyboard studies with Paul Doguereau. In 1985 he made his debut at Town Hall in New York, and since then he has toured across the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia. In chamber music, Korevaar has collaborated with the Takács String Quartet, the Manhattan String Quartet, and the Colorado String Quartet, as well as being a founding member of the Prometheus Piano Quartet, the Boulder Piano Quartet, and the winds and piano ensemble, Hexagon. Korevaar has taken a special interest in performing contemporary music, including works by Harrison Birtwistle, Lowell Liebermann, Robert Xavier Rodriguez, Paul Schoenfield, Aaron Jay Kernis, George Rochberg, Scott Eyerly, and Libby Larsen, among others. Korevaar is the Peter and Helen Weil Professor of Piano at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He has recorded for MSR Classics, Koch, Ivory Classics, Kleos Classics, and Decca.