Evelyne Brancart is currently Professor of Music (Piano) at Indiana University School of Music in Bloomington and was chair of the Piano Department from August 2001 to January 2011. Previous teaching positions include The University of Miami in Florida, The University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, Rice University in Houston, San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Aspen Summer Music School, where she created a seminar devoted to Chopin and Liszt Etudes.
"The Hand as a Source of Inspiration"(On Chopin Etudes) "Deconstruction for Reconstruction" (Reflections on J.S.Bach) and her live recording of Chopin 24 Etudes accompanied by 24 original cooking recipes (released by Delos) have tremendous success amongst pianists, piano teachers, amateurs musicians and music lovers. “The Art of Playing the Piano”, an original and integral piano playing/teaching method will be soon available on DVD.
Evelyne Brancart was born in Belgium where she studied 10 years with the great Spanish master Eduardo del Pueyo and later with Maria Curcio, Leon Fleisher and Menahem Pressler. She was a prizewinner in many international competitions including: Queen Elisabeth-Belgium, (where she returned as a judge in 1999) Montreal, Viotti-Italy, Munich (with her duo partner cellist Anthony Ross) and Gina Bacchauer-Salt Lake City. She played many recitals all over Europe (Wigmore, Queen Elisabeth…) and made several recordings with BBC orchestras before moving to the United States in 1980. She made her debut in Alice Tully Hall in 1982 with a much-noted performance of Chopin 24 etudes and Brahms Paganini Variations.
Biography from www.orfordmusic.mu/eu