Schmitt Music presents a free recital with pianist Isabel Keleti at Schmitt Music Kansas City on Sunday, December 29th at 3:00PM – free and open to the public!
Ms. Keleti’s program at Schmitt Music will include Bach, Brahms, Schubert, Chopin and more. Seating is limited, so please let us know if you plan to attend.
Watch Ms. Keleti perform Prokofiev’s Sonata No. 1 in f minor, Op. 1:
In 2019, Isabel Keleti, a NYC-based pianist, won two international competitions in China: the ROXE MTSY International Music Competition in Xi’an and BIMFA Solo Piano Competition in Beijing. She has been a prize winner in the American Protégé International Piano Competition, International Young Artist Competition, Fite Family Piano Competition, Sigma Alpha Iota Competition, K.C. Musical Club Competition, and KMTA Collegiate Auditions. Isabel has performed at a variety of concert venues, including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in NYC; Teatro Pavone in Perugia; Xi’an Concert Hall in Xi’an; RUC Concert Hall in Beijing; and Lied Center in Kansas. She has played as a soloist with the Alicante Symphony Orchestra of Spain, and the Heritage Philharmonic Orchestra of Missouri, among others.
Isabel is passionate about spreading the joy of music beyond traditional settings. As a board member of the KU MTNA Collegiate Chapter, Isabel organized a series of benefit concerts for local nonprofit organizations in Lawrence, Kansas. She has enjoyed performing as a musician for Groupmuse, for elementary students in Brooklyn, NY, and patients at New York-Presbyterian and Johns Hopkins Hospitals.
Isabel is a dedicated teacher, having been awarded a Mannes Teaching Fellowship, and being one of the founding teachers for Pianos Without Borders. She shares her love of music with her 25 piano students in New York City.
Isabel recently completed a Masters of Music degree in Piano Performance at Mannes School of Music – The New School in New York City under the direction of Dr. Vladimir Valjarević. She received her Bachelors of Music in Piano Performance from KU School of Music studying with department chair Dr. Jack Winerock.