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Barbara Holmquest Collection

Picture of Barbara Holmquest, pianist

Barbara Holmquest, a native of Brooklyn, New York, began her studies at the Institute of Musical Art in New York City. Her principal teachers were Lonny Epstein and Carl Friedberg. Holmquest was the recipient of numerous awards, including a fellowship in the Juilliard Graduate School. This led to a career as a performer throughout the U.S. Holmquest was also known as a strong supporter of educational broadcasting, presenting recitals and commentaries for the University of Michigan Broadcasting Service. Recordings by Barbara Holmquest have been issued on the Oryx label.  Barbara Holmquest died on July 24, 2010. She is represented in IPAM by recordings of her concert performances as well as materials relating to her studies with Friedberg and her teaching activity.

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Walk-ins welcome,
10 am to 3 pm
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By appointment,
9 am to 5 pm
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Contact:

Donald Manildi, Curator
International Piano Archives at Maryland
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
8115 Alumni Dr.
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742 USA
tel 301.405.9224
E-mail: godowsky@umd.edu