(1995) B.A. in Piano Performance, Skidmore College; M.M. San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Her principal teachers include Sharon Mann, Paul Hersh, Pola Baytelman, and Laurette Goldberg on harpsichord. In addition to teaching at CMC, she also teaches at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and maintains a busy private studio. Ms. Cony has a wide range of performing experience, both as a soloist and as a chamber musician.
She is an alumna of the Bowdoin Summer Chamber Music Festival, the Banff Centre for the Arts, and Oberlin in Casalmaggiore, Italy. In the Bay Area, she has appeared in recitals at Old St. Mary’s and St. Patrick’s Church on the Noontime Series, Berkeley’s Hillside Concerts, and the CMC’s Shenson Faculty Concert series. She also frequently collaborates with 4-hand partner Jennifer Peringer in piano duet recitals, and has performed with distinguished artists such as soprano Lucine Amara and clarinetist Richard Stoltzman. In June of 2006, she performed Mozart’s Concerto K. 467 at the San Francisco Jewish Community Center with the CMC orchestra, as a winner of the Center’s faculty piano concerto competition.
Exam preparation: Music Teachers Association of CA – Certificate of Merit