Faculty Profile:
Laura Loewen



Credits in this year's Festival:

Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor

16th year on Faculty with NUOVA


Previous NUOVA Festival Credits:

2017 - Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2016 - Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2015 - Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2014 - Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2013 - Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2012 - Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2011 - Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2010 - Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2009 - Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2008 - Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2007 - Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2006 - Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
                Conductor: Susannah’s SecretDer Schauspieldirektor (The Impresario) La serva padrona
2005 - Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
                Conductor: Good Friday 
2004 - Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2003 - Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor

 





Biography

Praised for expressivity, virtuosity, and committed playing, Canadian collaborative pianist Laura Loewen has appeared in concerts throughout North America and in Europe, Asia and South America.  Dedicated to sharing her passion for ensemble playing and coaching, she is a professor of Collaborative Piano and the Vocal Coach at the University of Manitoba’s Desautels Faculty of Music. As well as being a faculty member of NUOVA since 2003, she is a founding faculty artist of VISI (Vancouver International Song Institute. An extremely versatile pianist, Dr. Loewen has performed extensively with singers, instrumentalists and chamber ensembles, and is equally comfortable in traditional and contemporary idioms.  She has appeared in concert with artists such as Charles Castleman, Tracy Dahl, Monica Huisman, Mel Braun, Kimberly Barber, Sara Hahn, Eugene Rousseau, and William Bennett. A member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientist, Dr. Loewen holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in Accompanying/Coaching from the University of Minnesota, where she was a fellowship student of Margo Garrett and Karl Paulnack.