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Jennifer Nicole Campbell

Award-winning pianist and composer Jennifer Nicole Campbell has been described as a “sensitive colorist and intelligent musician” (New York Concert Review). She has performed at notable halls including Lincoln Center, the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, the Grand Opera House in Delaware, and the Musikhauset Aarhus in Denmark among others. As concerto soloist, Ms. Campbell has performed with the Lansdowne Symphony, the Delaware County Symphony, and the Wilmington Community Orchestra among others. Her extensive repertoire ranges from works of J.S. Bach to Israeli-American composer Avner Dorman. She has appeared on U.S. and Danish Television and radio, and was featured in the PBS documentary about the 5th Julia Crane International Piano Competition.


Ms. Campbell has been awarded numerous first prizes in competitions including the 1000 Islands International Chopin Piano Competition, Baltimore Music Club Piano Competition, and the 2nd Rosalyn Tureck International Bach Competition where she won first prize in the Well-Tempered Clavier category as well as the Overall Prize for the Best Performance of a Contemporary Work. In addition, she has been the first place winner of the MTNA competitions in both Delaware and Pennsylvania, the West Chester University Piano Competition, and the Marian Garcia Piano Competition among others. Ms. Campbell has also participated in the 6th New York International Piano Competition, the Aarhus International Piano Competition in Denmark, and the 2014 Hilton Head International Piano Competition. Most recently, Ms. Campbell was awarded 1st prize in the Newark Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition, and performed Grieg's Piano Concerto in spring of 2015 under the baton of Maestro Simeone Tartaglione. She is currently serving as Artist-In-Residence for the Delaware County Symphony.


An avid composer, Ms. Campbell’s music has been performed by numerous prominent artists. Her Piano Trio No. 1 received its premiere performance by members of the Philadelphia Orchestra in 2007. Ms. Campbell’s compositions have won the MTNA composition competitions in both Delaware and Pennsylvania, and her solo piano works have been premiered throughout the United States including halls at the University of Miami, the University of Buffalo, Canisius College, and the Peabody Conservatory. Ms. Campbell’s works have been featured on recordings including the Winterthur Estate’s Garden Fair CD, the sacred music album Puer Natus, and most recently her album Perceptions of Shadows which is available on her website and on cdbaby.com and iTunes.
Ms. Campbell is collaborating with Academy of International Ballet as their Composer in Residence for the 2017-2018 season.

Ms. Campbell is also an enthusiastic chamber and ensemble musician. She has taken part in numerous chamber music festivals including Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, the Maryland Wind Festival, Tanglewood Music Festival, and Peabody Bassoon Week where she collaborated with former BSO Bassoonist Phillip Kolker. In addition to performing in piano trios, quartets, and piano duo ensembles, Ms. Campbell worked as an accompanist at Peabody Conservatory for over 4 years, where she coached with John Shirley-Quirk, Denyce Graves, Phyllis Bryn-Julson, William Sharp and Ah Young Hong among others.

In her academic pursuits, Ms. Campbell was awarded the Presser Scholar Award, the Peabody Alumni Award, and most recently the Peabody Career Development Grant to fund her debut solo piano album Perceptions of Shadows. Ms. Campbell holds her M.M. and B.M. degrees from Peabody Conservatory, where she studied piano with Brian Ganz and composition with Judah Adashi on scholarship. She has also taken masterclasses with Leon Fleisher, Seymour Lipkin, Norman Shetler, Matti Raekallio, Richard Goode, Jane Coop, Leon Bates, and Anthony DiBonaventura among others.

Ms. Campbell finds music education an integral part of her life as an artist. In addition to maintaining a private piano studio, Ms. Campbell currently serves as adjunct piano faculty at Cecil College, the Music School of Delaware and the Darlington Arts Center where she teaches piano, music theory, and composition. She has given masterclasses and lectures for at the Piano at Peabody Summer Program. Additionally, she taught Ear Training and Music Theory as a Graduate Assistant at Peabody Conservatory.

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