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Dr. Elizabeth Clarke, DMA, MMus

Sessional Faculty – Piano


Pianist Dr. Elizabeth Clarke is active as a performer, collaborator, and teacher. She has performed numerous solo and collaborative recitals in Canada and the United States, and in 2014 was featured as a concerto soloist with the University of Victoria orchestra. She has worked as an accompanist for singers and instrumentalists of all skill levels, and has extensive experience as a church pianist, organist, and choir and ballet accompanist.

As a teacher, Elizabeth previously held the position of Assistant Professor in Residence at Bradley University in Peoria, IL, where she taught piano, aural skills, and music history. She has also held teaching assistantships at the University of Victoria and Michigan State University. Currently, she maintains a private studio at Calgary Music Academy, where she teaches students from young children to adults.

Originally from Fort McMurray, AB, Elizabeth holds degrees from the University of Alberta, Augustana Campus (B.M. in piano performance), University of Victoria (M.M. in piano performance), and Michigan State University (DMA in piano performance and M.M. in music theory). After many years away, she is excited to return to Alberta and join Calgary’s thriving music community.