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Eugene Christian Alcalay, Colombian pianist. Recipient award, Pro-Piano Recital Series, New York, 1997, winner, Pittsburgh Concert Society Major Auditions, 2001; scholar, Fulbright Foundation, 2003, Steinway Artist, 2005; The Leonard Bernstein Personal scholar, 1982-1991.


Alcalay, Eugene Christian was born on October 13, 1966 in Bucharest, Romania. Arrived in the United States, 1984. Son of Alexander and Gina Alcalay.


Diploma, The Curtis Institute Music, 1990. Bachelor of Music, Indiana University, 1988. Doctor of Music, The Juilliard School, 1998.


Assistant professor piano Geneva College, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, 1999—2005. Instructor piano 6th International Music Festival and School, Bogota, Colombia, 2000. Fulbright scholar, instructor University Nacional de Colombia, Colombia, 2003.

Fulbright senior specialist Fundacion University Juan N. Corpas, Colombia, 2004. Member faculty piano and chamber music Masterworks International Festival and School, London, 2004. Steinway artist, 2005.

Assistant professor piano University Wisconsin, Platteville, since 2005. Adjudicator young artist competitions Duquesne University, 2000. Adjudicator concerto competitions University Nacional de Colombia, 2003.

Adjudicator Steinway Society We. Pennsylvania, 2005; judge in field. Member jury Ibla Grand Prize International Piano Competition, Ragusa-Ibla, Italy, 2006.


  • Other Work

    • Musician: (debut) Carnegie Hall, 1998.


Member of Madison Area Piano Teachers Association, Wisconsin Music Teachers Association, Pittsburgh Piano Teachers Association, Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association, Music Teachers National Association, Mortar Board, Pi Kappa Lambda (life).


Married Ruth Elisabeth Mayers, July 19, 2003.

Alexander Alcalay

Gina Alcalay

Ruth Elisabeth Mayers