Professor Nancy Bachus

She has authored the highly acclaimed “Spirit” anthologies: Baroque Spirit, Classical Spirit, Romantic Spirit, and Beyond the Romantic Spirit; the Exploring Piano Classics graded repertoire and technique series; and co-authored Great Music and Musicians, an overview of music history, for Alfred Music Publishing.

She served on the Board of Directors of the American Liszt Society and is currently the Associate Editor for Repertoire and Performance for Clavier Companion magazine. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music and student of pianist Eugene List and the accompanist Brooks Smith, Nancy has coached in recent years with Fernando Laires. She has performed solo recitals in many states, Italy and Canada, and was in the original “Monster Concerts” at Lincoln Center, Radio City Music Hall, Carnegie Hall, and the White House; and on two “Monster Concert” recordings. She is on the piano faculty at Cleveland State University, and also maintains an independent piano studio in Hudson, Ohio.