Laura Melton, Associate Professor of Piano and Coordinator of Keyboard Studies at Bowling Green State University (Ohio), has won competitions and awards including the Mendelssohn Competition in Berlin and a Fulbright Grant for study in Germany at the Freiburg Musikhochschule. She has performed with major orchestras including the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC and has been featured on Südwestfunk Radio (Germany), Kol Israel, Radio Nacional de España and National Public Radio’s Performance Today in celebration of the birthday of composers John Corigliano and Samuel Adler.
As a chamber musician, she has recorded Samuel Adler’s works for Naxos (8.559602) and Sebastian Currier’s violin and piano works with violinist Yehonatan Berick for Albany Records.
Her principal teachers included Nelita True, John Perry and Robert Levin. A graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy, Laura Melton is currently a summer faculty member at the Interlochen Arts Camp. Prior to her Bowling Green State University appointment, she was on the faculty of the Idyllwild Arts Academy in California.