Tony Weinstein

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Class Piano

Areas of Study

Education

  • BM, piano performance, Oberlin College and Conservatory
  • BA, pure mathematics, Oberlin College and Conservatory
  • MM, Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University
  • PD, Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University
  • DM, Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University

Biography

Dr. Tony Weinstein, visiting assistant professor of class piano, holds BM (piano performance) and BA (pure mathematics, with Honors) degrees from Oberlin and MM, PD, and Doctor of Music (with distinction) degrees from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. He served as full-time adjunct, part-time assistant professor at DePauw University School of Music, where he taught advanced keyboard skills, piano literature, piano pedagogy, and secondary piano, in addition to serving on the accompanying staff. He is co-director for artistic affairs at the Jacobs School of Music Summer Piano Academy, where he has been on the faculty for over ten years, and chairs District C of the Indiana Music Teachers Association. Previously, Tony taught at Vincennes University and had been accompanying coordinator as well as an associate instructor of piano and music theory at the Jacobs School. He often performs with his sister, mezzo-soprano Yana Weinstein, as well as with baritone Andre Campelo. For several years, he has been involved in a project of performances, translations, and IPA transcriptions of the songs of Nikolai Medtner. He has also put together BrahmsFest - a multi-year exploration of the chamber and solo piano works of Johannes Brahms. 

His principal teachers have included the eminent Prof. Luba Edlina-Dubinsky at IU, Profs. Sedmara Rutstein and Haewon Song at Oberlin, and Derison Duarte at Cincinnati’s School for Creative and Performing Arts. He has also worked on song repertoire with Roger Vignoles.