Karen DE PASTEL

Works

Instrumentation: vierstimmiger gemischter Chor

Year of Creation: 1975
NE 61 003/7
Instrumentation: Klavier

Year of Creation: 1972
NE 03 001/5

Curriculum Vitae

Born in Bellingham, Washington, USA.

Education:
1968 - 1969 University of Washington, Seattle, USA (violin, piano and composition)
1969 - 1983 Vienna Academy of Music (Hochschule);
Final Diplomas with honors: 1972 in piano, vocal and instrumental accompaniment (Richard Hauser, Franz Holetschek Robert Schollum); 1973 in violin (Eva Braun-Prix); 1975 in composition ( dr. Rudolf Neumann); 1982 in organ (Dr. Rudolf Scholz)
187 Magister artium
Since 1975 Master classes with Anton Heiller, Marie-Claire Alain, Luigi F. Tagliavini, Almut Rössler

Career:
Beginning 1961 Recitals as pianist and violinist in the USA and Europe
1972 Debut as composer and violinist in Vienna's
"Konzerthaus" with performance of "Concertante for Violin and Orchestra"
1979 Debut as organist in Vienna's "Konzerthaus" with works by J.S. Bach
Since 1979 World tours as organist (solo recitals and performances with major orchestras),performing in concert halls, universities and famous cathedrals in major cities such as Vienna, Passau, Berlin, Sofia, Munich,Budapest, Paris, Milan, Stockholm, Oslo, Helsinki, Moscow, St.Petersburg, Riga, Taipei, Tokyo, Seattle, Detroit, NewYork, and other cities in North and South America; television and radio recordings as well as LPs and CDs
Since 1975 Monastery organist of the Basilika Lilienfeld. Austria
Since 1982 Founder and artistic director of the International Summer Academy in Lilienfeld (20 teachers and 250 students)
Master classes given in Austria, Sweden, Iceland and the USA (Detroit, Interlochen Arts Academy, Seattle)
Adjudicator at international competitions for organ and harpsichord
Since 1985 Professor of keyboard harmony, score-reading, sight-reading, improvisation, transposing and organ for concert pianists at the Vienna Academy of Music
Since 1965 Compositions for voice, solo instruments, various chamber ensembles, choir and orchestra, performed in approximately 20 countries and published in Austria by Doblinger, Goldgruber, NÖ Musikedition, Triglav-Wien, Wiener Waldhorn Verein

Karen DE PASTEL