An Inspirational Event Sponsored by the South Jersey Music Teachers Association
The South Jersey Music Teachers Association (SJMTA) is proud to present a masterclass with the renowned pianist and educator, Veda Zuponcic. This event, set to unfold at the prestigious Cunningham Piano Company in Cherry Hill, NJ, promises to be an enriching experience for music enthusiasts and aspiring pianists alike. Scheduled for 2 pm on Sunday, February 4th, the masterclass is not just an opportunity to learn from a maestro but also a chance to support the noble efforts of the SJMTA, with all proceeds going towards the association’s initiatives.
The Cunningham Piano Company, located at 1724 Marlton Pk., East, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003, will serve as the perfect backdrop for this musical gathering. Known for its commitment to the art of music, the venue offers an intimate setting for attendees to engage with and learn from Miss Zuponcic. A minimal cost of $5.00 is required to attend, ensuring an accessible experience for all who wish to immerse themselves in the world of piano mastery while supporting the SJMTA’s mission.
Veda Zuponcic: A Musical Prodigy
Veda Zuponcic’s journey in music is nothing short of inspirational. A distinguished alumna of Indiana University, she studied under the legendary pianist and pedagogue Sidney Foster. During her tenure at the university, she not only won the Concerto Competition but also received the coveted Performers Certificate, marking her as a standout talent with both Bachelor and Master of Music degrees to her name.
A Distinguished Career
Miss Zuponcic has made significant contributions to the musical world, both as a performer and an educator. As a veteran Professor of Piano at Rowan University in South Jersey, she has influenced countless students with her wisdom and expertise. Her discography includes two CDs released under the Melodiya label, showcasing her versatility and depth as a pianist.
Her performances have graced international stages, from the Sion Festival in Switzerland to the Leningrad Mozart Festival, and beyond. Miss Zuponcic’s passion for music has also led her to create esteemed festivals such as Glassboro's Hollybush Festival and the Northern Lights Music Festival in Minnesota, further cementing her status as a luminary in the field.
A Master Educator
Beyond her performances, Miss Zuponcic is dedicated to sharing her knowledge through master classes worldwide. She has served on juries for major piano competitions, including the Eastman Competition, The Gina Bachauer Competitions, and the MTNA National Competition, contributing her expertise to the development of emerging talents in the classical music scene.
The masterclass with Veda Zuponcic offers a unique opportunity for attendees to gain insight into the techniques, discipline, and artistry that define a successful career in music. Whether you are a seasoned musician, a student of music, or simply a lover of the arts, this event promises to be a source of inspiration and learning. Join us at the Cunningham Piano Company for an afternoon dedicated to the beauty and complexity of piano music, all while supporting the South Jersey Music Teachers Association in their mission to foster musical excellence in the community.