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D. Dianne Chilgren Edit Profile

piano teacher , Concert pianist

D. Dianne Chilgren, American concert pianist, piano teacher. Recipient Notable American award, 1976. Member Musicians Union.


Chilgren, D. Dianne was born on April 18, 1941 in New Ulm, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Hilding Samuel and Barbara Elaine Chilgren.


Bachelor of Music and Performer's Certified, Eastman School Music, 1962. Multiparty MUltimedia SessIon Control, Indiana University, 1963.


Piano soloist New York City BAllet, 1971-1977, Zurich Opera House, 1977-1983, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle, since 1985. President board directors Evergreen City Ballet, Auburn, Washington, 1996-1998, board officer, since 1994.


  • Other Work

    • Solo recitals at Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie Hall, Town Hall, New York City,, 1971-1977. Perfomances solo and with orchestra at Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, Geneva Symohony, London Royal Philharmonic, Seattle Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, Madrid Symphony, Monte Carlo Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic, others. Musician silent film soundtracks George Banchine's Ballets, 1996-1997.

      Guest artist Northwest Chamber Orchestra, since 1998. Private teacher piano, Seattle, 1985^.


Member Musicians Union.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, hiking, films, cooking, computer games.


Hilding Samuel

Barbara Elaine Chilgren