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The respected and celebrated Canadian pianist joined Simeon Rusnak live in studio ahead of her recital at CMU. Missed it? Watch the video here!

One of our country's most prominent and distinguished artists, Jane Coop has cultivated a career as a renowned performer and pedagogue. She has performed in over twenty countries, in such eminent halls as the Bolshoi Hall in St. Petersburg, the Kennedy Center, Alice Tully Hall, Roy Thomson Hall, the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, the Beijing Concert Hall and the Salle Gaveau (Paris). Jane Coop’s love of chamber music has led her to collaborate with artists from many parts of the world. Most notably, her longstanding collaborator Andrew Dawes, violin, and more recently, Antonio Lysy, cello. She has appeared as concert soloist with the Toronto Symphony, the Calgary Philharmonic the Victoria Symphony and the CBC Vancouver Orchestra, amongst others. 

Mentored by Anton Kuerti in Toronto and Leon Fleisher in Baltimore, Jane Coop established herself as one of the country's premiere teachers. She was a senior professor and Head of the Piano Division at the University of British Columbia’s School of Music in Vancouver, designated Distinguished University Scholar (2003) by the university’s president, four years later receiving a Killam Teaching Award.  In December 2012, she was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada. 

Jane Coop is in Winnipeg to perform on the newly acquired Bösendorfer Imperial concert grand piano at the Canadian Mennonite University. The inaugural concert features music of Beethoven and Rachmaninoff and is at 7:30 PM on Wednesday, November 14 in the Laudamus Auditorium at CMU, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd.