Faculty Bio
Dr. Artemis Bedros, NCTM

Piano (Master Teacher)

Doctor of Musical Arts, University of Maryland, College Park
Master of Music, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Diploma from Ecole Normale de Music, Beirut, Lebanon
Bachelor of Arts, Piano Performance, Detroit Institute of Musical Arts
Diploma from Fountainbleau School of Music, Fountainebleau, France

Debut 1981 at Carnegie Recital hall; Visiting Artist, North Carolina ARTEMIS BELIAN BEDROS originally from the Middle East, Ms. Bedros began her musical studies at the age of eight as a scholarship student of Mme. Marie Rieu, the noted pianist and member of the Jury of the National Conservatory of Paris. Since her debut recital at the age of eleven, her performances here and abroad have established her as a sensitive as well as brilliant and exciting recitalist, chamber musician and orchestral soloist. Jane Zitnick of the Fayettville Observer wrote of the exceptionally talented pianist, Artemis Bedros, gave a performance of the Beethoven Emperor Concerto that was certainly a highpoint in the symphonys history.

Ms. Bedros holds a Diploma from the Ecole Normale de Musique, Beirut Lebanon, Bachelor of Music in performance from Detroit Institute of Musical Arts; diploma from Fontainbleau School of Music in Fontainbleau, France; Graduate studies at Juilliard School of Music; Masters Degree from University of North Carolina and DMA studies at the University of Maryland. She has worked with such nationally and internationally distinguished musicians as Mieczyslaw Munz, Jean Cassadesus, George Kiorpes, Peter Schickele, Nadia Boulanger and Dr. Stewart Gordon.

From 1980-83, as Visiting Artist at the Robeson Technical College in Lumberton, North Carolina, Artemis Bedros gave over 100 concerts, lecture recitals, radio and television performances and interviews throughout the state. In 1981 she gave her debut recital at Carnegie Recital Hall in New York.

Artemis Bedros is Nationally Certified Master Teacher and has been on the faculties
of: Detroit Institute of Musical Arts; Robeson Technical College Lumberton, North Carolina; St. Andrews College in Laurinburg, N.C. ; and University of North Carolina where she had a teaching fellowship. Since 1993, Ms. Bedros has been teaching at the Claremont Community School of Music.

She is very active in community musical organizations, serving as President of Tuesday Musicale of Pasadena; the Armenian Allied Arts Association; USC Friends of Armenian Music; Music Teachers of California, Pomona Branch; State Vice President of Professional Music Teachers Association; and has held the position of Vice President in charge of Education for Master Classes International and the Rachmaninoff International Piano Competition in Los Angeles.

Artemis Bedros is listed in various biographical publications including Who's Who among American and International Women, Personalities of the Southern and International Who's Who in Music.

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