Nancy Bachmann

Nancy Bachmann

Nancy Bachmann,

Professor Bachmann earned her Bachelors and Masters degrees in piano performance from San Francisco State University, where she studied with the renowned Hermann Vanderkamp and graduated at the top of her class.  She has performed as soloist, chamber musician, accompanist, and duo pianist with Monroe Kanouse, receiving critical acclaim as "first rate" and displaying "exceptional artistry" (Sacramento Bee).  She has had a long lasting music relationship with the San Francisco Villa Sinfonia Foundation professional chamber ensembles, and has performed the last ten years in the Villa Piano Trio with Roy Oakley, violin, and David Whishnia, cello.

At Los Medanos College, Professor Bachmann designed the piano program to teach all levels, from absolute beginners to piano perfomance music majors.  In additoin to heading the piano program, she taught harmony and Recital Performance classes.

Along with her keyboard music, Ms. Bachmann's chamber music compositions have been performed to critical accaim by Composers Inc. and in other San Francisco area venues.  Her choral music is popular with Bay Area vocal ensembles.

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