Accompanist Christine Doré
Accompanist Christine Doré has received international acclaim as a chamber musician with wide interpretative capabilities. She has been hailed for her nimble-fingered brilliance and wonderfully expressive piano playing. She enjoys an active and varied career as a chamber musician, accompanist, soloist and teacher.
Ms. Doré is a founding member of the chamber music ensemble Chamberosity, which recently commissioned and premiered Eric Ewazen’s Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano. The ensemble has made the first recording of this piece, which is available through iTunes, cdbaby and Amazon, as well as at www.chamberosity.org. Ms. Doré’s chamber music performances have been aired on radio stations KSUI (Iowa Public Radio) and WNYC. She currently serves on the music faculty of C. W. Post University, teaching Instrumental Coaching, and as a faculty member of the C. W. Post Chamber Music Festival.
Ms. Doré began her musical studies in England at the age of six and later went on to earn a Bachelor’s degree with honors from the New England Conservatory and a Masters from the Mannes College of Music, where she attended on a full merit scholarship. She made her New York debut in 1996 as a collaborative pianist at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall, and has twice toured eastern Europe, including performances in the Czech Republic and Slovenia.
Ms. Doré has appeared as a soloist with the Camerata Orchestra of New York, the Stony Brook Summer Music Festival Orchestra, and the Mannes College Orchestra; and has subbed regularly with the Long Island Philharmonic. She was a member of the faculty of the highly regarded Stony Brook Summer Music Festival during its tenure. Ms. Doré ran the Music At Greenlawn concert series for the decade of its highly successful existence, ending in 2003. For several years she was a member of the chamber music faculty of the pre-college music program at SUNY Stony Brook. She has been the accompanist for the Huntington Choral Society since 1994.
Ms. Doré believes in the highest standards of musical education and is devoted to her many students, both past and present.