Donna Hallen Loewy is Field Service Professor of Accompanying and Accompanist-in-Residence at the College-Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, Ohio. Ms. Loewy has prepared and accompanied many top prize winners of the National Federation of Music Clubs Artist Competition, NATS Artist Awards, D'Angelo Competition and the Montreal Concours International de Musique. She is much in demand as a collaborative pianist and master class teacher, performing frequently throughout the United States.
Ms. Loewy is the official accompanist for the Metropolitan Opera Auditions, Southern Ohio region, and has held similar positions with the International Clarinet Conference, the Congress of Strings, the International Double Reed Society, the Yamaha Young Performing Artists Winners Recital, Tubamania in Sydney, Australia, and the International Tuba and Euphonium Conference. Donna has worked as an opera coach with the Israel Vocal Arts Institute in Tel Aviv, the Opera Theatre and Music Festival of Lucca, Italy, the International Institute of Vocal Arts in Chiari, Italy, Cincinnati Opera and Dayton Opera. Ms. Loewy coached vocal chamber music for the Grandin Festival in Cincinnati yearly and was Chamber Music Coordinator for the Opera Theatre and Music Festival of Lucca, Italy. She has also been a faculty coach and pianist at SongFest at Pepperdine in Malibu, CA, the Barcelona Festival of Song in Barcelona, Spain, and New Music on the Point in Lake Dunmore, Vermont. Currently, she is a faculty coach at Lingua e Canto, an Italian language and opera program.
In 2005, baritone Andrew Garland and Ms. Loewy presented their first concert of Living American Composers for the Marilyn Horne Foundation in New York. Since then, they have performed at Carnegie Hall, the Phillips Collection and the Cosmos Club in Washington, DC, Art Song of Williamsburg, Fanfare in Louisiana, the Huntsville Chamber Music Society, Meng Concert Hall in Fullerton, CA, The Modern at Fort Worth, and the Cerritos Center in Cerritos, CA, the Andre Turp Society in Montreal, St. Stephens College in Pennsylvania and other venues. Composers who have been featured include: Tom Cipullo, David Conte, Jake Heggie, Lee Hoiby, Steven Mark Kohn, Lori Laitman, Thomas Pasatieri, Stephen Paulus, and Jeffrey Wood. Mr. Garland and Ms. Loewy’s recording of On the Other Shore, which includes all of the folk song settings of Steven Mark Kohn has garnered much praise. Their recent CD, American Portraits, has received much acclaim, and features the premiere recording of Tom Cipullo's America 1968.
Ms. Loewy is the voice consultant and co-author of the Inner Game of Music Vocal Workbook, written with Barry Green, author of the Inner Game of Music.