Piano Faculty, Music History
American pianist Hans Boepple is an artist who shows rich musicality along side stunning technical command. His debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra at age 10 set in motion collaboration with orchestras and conductors of international reputation. Boepple is guest artist on solo and orchestral concert series across the United States.
A Steinway International Artist, Hans Boepple has received numerous performance honors, most notably First Prize in the International J.S. Bach Competition (Washington, DC). He is a prizewinner in the Kosciuszko Chopin (NYC), the MTNA national competitions and a six-time winner of the Coleman Chamber Music Award (Los Angeles). National Public Radio and Voice of America have broadcast his live performances.
Mr. Boepple earned both a Bachelor and Master of Music in Piano Performance and a Performer's Certificate from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music where he studied with renowned American pianist Sidney Foster. A full-time member of the piano faculty at IU from 1974-78, Boepple joined the faculty of Santa Clara University (CA) in 1978.
In demand as an adjudicator, lecturer, and master teacher, Mr. Boepple balances his performance calendar with being a dedicated teacher. His students have earned more than 160 state, national, and international awards. He has received the Master Teacher Certificate from the Music Teachers National Association and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the California Association of Professional Music Teachers.