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Music: Laurien Laufman

Laurien Laufman is an artist of international stature, having performed throughout Europe, the United States, Canada, South America, India, and The People's Republic of China.She studied with many eminent cellists, including Janos Starker, Aldo Parisot, Andre Navarra, and Paul Tortelier. Miss Laufman won numerous competitions, including the 1975 Concert Artist Guild Competition in New York, and was awarded the Silver Medal in the 1976 Villa-Lobos Competition in Rio de Janeiro. She is Professor Emeritus at the University of the Illinois School of Music, and now resides in the Washington, DC area. She has performed many chamber music concerts throughout her career, was a member ofMusica Camerata Montreal, founded Chamber Music Chicago, and has performed at the Corcoran Gallery Chamber Music Series, Dumbarton Oaks, several embassies in Washington, and at the Phillips Collection. Miss Laufmanhas performed as a solo artist for radio and television in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Poland, and Switzerland. Shehas recorded for Classica Records and Medici Music Press. Musical America/High Fidelity Magazine called her "An altogether outstanding instrumentalist and a true artist.

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