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Piano Concert with Deborah Fortier
August 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pianist, Deborah Fortier has been performing and teaching piano in the northeast for 45 years. A graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and the Villa Schifanoia Graduate School of Applied Arts in Florence, Italy, (M.Mus.), her teachers include Edwin Hymovitz, Maria Clodes, Orazio Frugoni, and Zelma Bodzin. She has a private piano studio in New York City and also teaches at Saint David’s School.
Ms. Fortier is Associate Director of the Bar Harbor Music Festival, founded by her husband, violinist and conductor, Francis Fortier in 1967, as well as Director of the Festival’s Young Audience Concerts. She is also on the board of the Leschetizsky Association where she runs a Teachers Forum. Deborah Fortier composed 4 books of music for her students, 3 of which are settings to poems written for children.