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Stephanie  Frakes

Stephanie Frakes

Stephanie  Frakes

Born in Texas and raised partly in The Netherlands, Stephanie Frakes holds piano degrees from Rice University (B.M., performance) and the University of Akron, Ohio (M.M., accompaniment), and is currently enrolled in the Ph.D. program in musicology at the Ohio State University. Pursuant to her Master's thesis (2007), which framed the topic of cantabile in Chopin's piano music, she received a Chateaubriand
Fellowship to spend the year 2009-2010 in Paris, where she is conducting research on the origin and development of the cantabile style in Parisian piano music between 1800 and 1830. She has presented papers on Chopin and cantabile at the Ohio State University, the American Musicological Society, and the Conference on 19th Century Music (2009).


 

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