Title: Musician, Educator, Performer, Writer
Location: Hamden, Connecticut, United States
Madeleine Forte, PhD, Musician, Educator, Performer, and Writer, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the performing arts.
With more than 65 years of experience to her credit, Dr. Forte is a lauded musician, pianist, and music educator who has thrilled myriad audiences across five continents with her interpretations of iconic classical compositions. Motivated and mentored by her aunt, Sonia, who began teaching her to play the piano before the age of 4, she began her illustrious career in the performing arts in 1952, debuting at the age of 13 at a Beethoven festival in Vichy, France, which was met with a lengthy ovation and rave reviews. In the decades since, Dr. Forte has become quite accomplished as a recording artist, having notably appeared on NBC Television in New York, Radiodiffusion-Television Française in Paris, Television O Globo in Rio-de-Janeiro, Radio Television Buenos Aires and Radio Warsaw.
Furthermore, Dr. Forte has flourished as a performer who toured alongside her late husband, Allen Forte, as well as through solo recitals around the world. In addition to a residency at the University of North Texas in 2005, she has performed at such prestigious locations as the International Music Festival at Yale University, the Conservatory of Music in Oslo, Norway, the Eastman School of Music and Château de Goulaine in Nantes, France. A founding member of the Bel-Être Ensemble and the Lillibridge Ensemble, Dr. Forte has notably collaborated with Polish cellist Mariusz Skula for a number of concerts, known as the Bel-Être Ensemble.
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