Piano (Master Teacher)
Doctor of Musical Arts, University of Washington, Seattle
Master Of Music, Universtiy of Washington, Seattle
Bachelor of Music, Piano Performance, Eastman School of Music
Pianist Maria Perez-Goodman was born in
As soloist, Dr. Perez-Goodman has performed numerous recitals and a diverse repertoire of concerti. Her debut with the Orquesta Sinfonica de Puerto Rico was received with critical acclaim for her "captivating" and "bold" performances of Mendelssohn's Concerto in G minor and Gottschalk's Grande Tarantelle. Other orchestral solo appearances include the Claremont Symphony Orchestra, Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra, Puerto Rico Conservatory Orchestra, Beach Cities Symphony, Pomona Concert Ensemble, Rancho Belago Symphony, Laguna Woods Symphony and the Hour of Power Orchestra of the Crystal Cathedral. Her performances of the Rachmaninoff Second Piano Concerto, Saint-Saens Concerto in G minor and Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue with the Crystal Cathedral's Hour of Power Orchestra have been seen by an estimated 20 million viewers in 190 countries.
Her schedule of solo recitals has included performances in
Sought after for her contributions to education, Dr. Perez-Goodman is asked regularly to adjudicate several music festivals, including the Music Teachers Association of California festivals, the Federation of Music Clubs Junior Music Festival, and the Chinese-American Piano Competition in