KMTA 2023 State Conference

The 2023 KMTA Conference was held on September 29-30, 2023 (Friday/Saturday) at the University of Louisville in Louisville, KY.

Conference Artist

Considered by Martha Argerich an “extraordinary musician” and by international critics a “phenomenon” and “a master of contrasts,” Steinway Artist Alexandre Dossin keeps an active performing, recording, and teaching career.  

Alexandre Dossin is Professor of Piano and Chair of Keyboard at the University of Oregon School of Music. Originally from Brazil, Alexandre Dossin is a graduate from the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory (Russia) and holds a doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin (USA). He was assistant of Sergei Dorensky at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory and Willliam Race and Gregory Allen at UT-Austin. 

A prizewinner in several international piano competitions, Dossin received the First Prize and the Special Prize at the 2003 Martha Argerich International Piano Competition in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Other international awards include the Silver Medal and second Honorable Mention in the Maria Callas Grand Prix, and Third Prize and Special Prize in the Mozart International Piano Competition, in addition to several prizes in Brazil.

        An active recording artist, he has 15 CDs released with several labels, including 7 CDs with Naxos and 6 editions/recordings for Schirmer. Upcoming releases in 2024 include the complete piano works by George Walker in 2 CDs (Naxos American Classics Series) and the complete piano sonatas by W. A. Mozart (2-volume edition and recordings, Schirmer Performance Editions). His work was praised in reviews by Diapason, The Financial Times, Fanfare Magazine, American Record Guide, Clavier, and other international publications. 

Dossin is the Vice President of the American Liszt Society, the President of the Oregon Chapter of the American Liszt Society, and is one of the recipients of the prestigious Faculty Fund for Excellence at the University of Oregon. 

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Conference Schedule/Booklet