Jane Solose leads an active career as a featured concerto soloist, solo recitalist, chamber musician, duo pianist and master teacher that has taken her to Korea, Japan, Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Serbia, Russia, Argentina, Canada, and around the U.S. A native of Niagara Falls, Canada, she received her DMA from the Eastman School of Music, where she was awarded their prestigious Performer's Certificate and was David Burge’s first teaching assistant.
Dr. Solose is listed on the distinguished international roster of Steinway Artists. Her four CDs were released by Eroica Classical Recordings and Capstone Records, and her articles have been published in the journals 20th Century Music and Clavier. She has performed and presented at The College Music Society conferences in Austria, Argentina, and Japan and in the U.S., at American Liszt Festivals, and at Alan Walker’s Great Romantics Festival in Canada. In 2011 Dr. Solose toured Eastern Europe and presented recitals and master classes in Bulgaria and Hungary, and also performed at the World Piano Conference in Serbia. In 2005 she presented solo recitals, lectures and master classes in South Korea, and performed Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto with the Gwangu Symphony.
Duo Solose, a duo-piano collaboration with her sister, Kathleen have performed to enthusiastic ovations. In 2008 they were invited to perform in St. Petersburg, Russia at the Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory and at Sheremetev Palace. In 2003 they toured Hungary, presenting concerts, master classes and lectures at universities and conservatories throughout the country.
Jane Solose is a Professor at the Conservatory of Music and Dance, University of Missouri-Kansas City, where she served as Chair of the Keyboard Division for over four years.