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Dr. Immanuela Gruenberg is an active concert pianist, teacher, lecturer and editor. She has appeared in the United States, South America, Israel, and the Far East, performing concerts, teaching master classes, and presenting lectures and workshops on piano performance, piano literature, and pedagogy. Critics have praised her playing as "supreme artistry" (Richmond News Leader), "lyrical and dramatic" (Buenos Aires Herald), "delicate sonorities" (Haaretz, Tel Aviv); her writing as "highly intelligent" her research as "scholarly" and "so well thought out"; her programs for their "unusual interest;" for speaking "intelligently about each piece" (The Washington Post), and for lectures that "exceeded our highest expectations" (MSMTA Convention).

Her local appearances include stages such as the Kennedy Center, Corcoran Gallery, Strathmore Mansion, Smithsonian Institution, Anderson House Museum, the Lyceum in Alexandria, Old Town Hall in Fairfax, VA. She appeared internationally in venues such as the Feranadez Blanco Museum and the Liszt Academy in Buenos Aires; the Central Conservatory in Beijing, China; the Chamber Series of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Felicja Blumenthal Music Center, Tel Aviv, Mount Scopus campus, Jerusalem. She recorded for, and was repeatedly heard on Israel’s Classical Radio. Her edition and CD of Schubert’s Impromptus, Op. 90, were published by Hal Leonard – the world largest print music publisher. Dr. Gruenberg adjudicated at many competitions including the Washington International Competition for Pianists of which she also served as chair.

A recipient of numerous prizes and awards, Dr. Gruenberg graduated magna cum laude from the Rubin Academy of Music, Tel Aviv University and completed her Doctor of Musical Arts as a scholarship student at the Manhattan School of Music in only two years. She studied piano with Arie Vardi and Constance Keene, chamber music with Boris Berman and Rami Shevelov and also coached with John Browning, Thomas Schumacher, Pnina Salzman and Zitta Zohar.


Dr. Gruenberg was a teaching assistant at the Manhattan School of Music in New York, and a faculty member at the Music Teachers' College in Tel Aviv and at the Levine School of Music in Washington, DC. She maintains a private studio in Potomac, Maryland.

The yearly schedule includes

  • 35 weekly or biweekly lessons, scheduled between September and June, with breaks for major holidays (based on the Montgomery county Public Schools’ schedule).
  • Additional 2 - 10 lessons, scheduled at mutually convenient times during the summer.
  • Five 90-minute Performance Classes, scheduled during the school year.
  • Theory is covered during the individual lessons, during classes and, when needed, special summer sessions are scheduled for the study of theory.
  • Eleven issues of Piano Explorer magazine.
    Sight reading lending library.
  • Students participate in various recitals, competitions and festivals throughout the year.

Dr. Immanuela Gruenberg is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • Music Teachers National Association
  • Maryland State Music Teachers Association
  • Montgomery County Music Teachers Association
  • Washington Music Teachers Association
  • Friday Morning Music Club
  • National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy

For additional information please visit www.immanuelagruenberg.com

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