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Saul Dorfman

Saul Dorfman, pianist, educator, musician. Recipient Gold medal American Conservatory of Music, 1925; Chicagoland Piano Playing Tournament Grand prize, 1927. Member American Association University Professors, Music Teachers National Association, Society American Musicians (president 1971-1973), National Guild Piano Teachers.

Background

  • Dorfman, Saul was born on May 18, 1912 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Louis and Hilda (Goldenberg) Dorfman.

  • Education

    • Student, University of Chicago, 1940-1942, Leipzig (Germany) State Conservatory of Music, 1930-1932, State College Music, Berlin, Germany, 1932-1933.

    Career

    • Professor, department chairman piano Chicago Musical College, Roosevelt U., 1945-1974. Music director Beth Emet Synagogue, Evanston, Illinois, 1951-1984. Piano soloist, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1926, 34, concerts, Germany, 1930-1933.

      Appeared concerts also soloist various symphony orchs., United States, numerous appearances pianist. Lecturer radio and television. Contributing editor: Piano Quarterly.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member American Association University Professors, Music Teachers National Association, Society American Musicians (president 1971-1973), National Guild Piano Teachers.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Gordon, July 17, 1941. 1 child, Marc.
    • father: Louis Dorfman
    • mother: Hilda (Goldenberg) Dorfman
    • spouse: Helen Gordon
    • child: Marc Dorfman
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