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Jean Newton

  • Degrees and StudiesMaster of Music, harpsichord, Aaron Copland School, Queens College, C.U.N.Y.; Ph.D, Graduate School and University Center, C.U.N.Y.
  • Music Conservatory of WestchesterFaculty since 2005

Born in: New York, New York

Performances and Distinctions: New York recital Debut at Merkin Concert Hall in 1983, including the world premiere of David Alpher’s American Reflections.  Performances in the New York area with the New York Baroque Ensemble, Cantabile Chamber Players, Bronx Arts Ensemble, New York String Ensemble, Concert Artist Guild productions.  Appearances at Weill Recital Hall, 92nd Street YMHA, Bruno Walter Auditorium (Lincoln Center Library), Deutsches Haus-Goethe Institute, Manhattan School of Music, Yale University, Christ & St. Stephen’s Church and others. Dr. Newton has recorded for Ongaku Records.  A specialist in historical tuning and temperaments, Dr. Newton was harpsichord and fortepiano tuner for artists such as Leonard Bernstein, Malcom Bilson, and Steven Lubin, and at venues such as Alice Tully Hall, Manhattan School of Music and others. She formerly taught at Manhattan School of Music, and Queens College (City University of New York).