Richard Steinbach has performed extensively as both soloist and collaborative artist in concerts throughout the United States, Canada, South America (Peru), France, Italy, Great Britain, New Zealand, Japan and The People's Republic of China. As the grand prizewinner in the 1995 France Piano International Competition in Paris, he performed his solo debut recital at the Salle Cortot in Paris in January, 1996. Throughout his career, he has collaborated with international artists such as violinist Charles Castleman, cellist Nathaniel Rosen, flautists Michel Bellavance and Philippa Davies and pianist Emanuele Arciuli. Steinbach has appeared as soloist with the Southern Mississippi Symphony, the Sioux City Symphony and the Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de Peru.
Currently a Professor of Music at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa, Steinbach holds degrees in piano performance from the University of Colorado, the Eastman School of Music, and the Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Iowa. Post-doctoral work includes study and master classes with Dominique Merlet, Noel Lee, Roy Howat, Pascal Devoyon, Dorothy Taubman and John Bloomfield. Steinbach has released two solo recordings on the Towerhill label, a Piano Duo recording with Howard Helvey and a CD of new American works for voice and piano with soprano Diana Guhin Wooley.
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