Barbara Holmquest Collection
Holmquest, a native of Brooklyn, New York, began her studies at the Institute of
Musical Art in New York City. Her principal teachers were Lonny Epstein and Carl
Friedberg. Holmquest was the recipient of numerous awards, including a
fellowship in the Juilliard Graduate School. This led to a career as a performer
throughout the U.S. Holmquest was also known as a strong supporter of
educational broadcasting, presenting recitals and commentaries for the
University of Michigan Broadcasting Service. Recordings by Barbara Holmquest
have been issued on the Oryx label. Barbara Holmquest died on July 24, 2010.
She is represented in IPAM by recordings of her concert performances as well as
materials relating to her studies with Friedberg and her teaching activity.
10 am to 3 pm
Monday through Thursday
9 am to 5 pm
Monday through Friday
Donald Manildi, Curator
International Piano Archives at Maryland
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
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University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742 USA