The music of American pianist and composer, CAROL COMUNE dances between the serious and the light, traditional and contemporary genres, with strong influences from Impressionism to Romanticism and her Italian heritage. Her lyricism paired with technical precision have earned her a reputation as one of today’s premiere pianists, performing extensively throughout the eastern United States both as a soloist and a chamber musician. She has been a featured artist in Princeton at Westminster Conservatory of Music, Bristol Chapel and Nassau Concert Series; Boston at the New England Conservatory of Music, Gardner Museum, Art Complex at Duxbury, and Longfellow National Historic Site; in New York City at Lincoln Center and Steinway Hall; in Palm Beach at Flagler Museum and Kravis Center.
A multi-faceted musician, teacher, composer, recording artist and Steinway Artist, Ms. Comune founded, Elegant Entertainment & Co. (BMI) in 1985, producing ten, critically acclaimed albums ranging from Original Contemporary to Classical and Comune Music Press of her scored original compositions featured at the prestigious 30th Annual Contemporary Music for the Young, Weston, MA and numerous piano festivals. Ms. Comune recently released, “Classically Yours”, 2018 (with close to 5 Million streams) and “From the Heart”, 2019 (1 Million streams) collaborated with Double J Music Record Label, United Kingdom. She has over 14.5 million all time streams on Spotify . Her recording of Arabesque (2.54 million streams) by Debussy was placed on a major Spotify playlist, Maksimum Konsantrasyon, 2018. Her music is featured on National Public Radio worldwide; online stations such as Pandora, Spotify, Apple iTunes, and Amazon; Enlightened Piano Radio; and Whisperings Solo Piano Radio. Ms. Comune’s music has also been featured on the NBC Today Show.
Ms. Comune is a faculty member for Westminster Conservatory of Music Honors Music Program, as a chamber and performance coach, private piano and collaborator; Chester Piano Workshop, N.J. and has maintained active private studios since 1973. She has served as former
faculty: New England Conservatory Prep School; Berklee College of Music, MA and Palm Beach Atlantic University; Conservatory at Lynn University, FL. She is a graduate of the New
England Conservatory of Music, Boston, MA (BM in Piano Performance with David Hagan). She continued graduate studies in Piano Pedagogy with Jean Stackhouse (NEC); Composition with John Felice (NEC); and influential mentors Donald Waxman; the late concert pianist, Anthony di Bonaventura, a master teacher of international stature; and celebrated Russian teacher Madame Isabelle Vengerova.