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Saul Dorfman

pianist , educator , musician.

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.

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