Teresa Dybvig
Dedicated to the integration of heart, mind, body, music, and piano
in teaching, learning, and performance

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"Your recital was a great success. We enjoyed the wide variety of music you played, particularly the works by Lili Boulanger, Fanny Hensel, and Louise Talma. I have since heard many positive comments from members of the audience about these pieces, as well as about the Beethoven and Chopin works."
Linette Popoff-Parks
Music Department Chair
Madonna University

"Once again it was my privilege and pleasure hearing you perform your magic on the keyboard. Though not completely familiar with the Haydn movement, I am well aware of his works and the sensitivie, light but firm technique he requires of pianists to do justice to his gracious second movements -- and how convincingly you did this, letting the gentle runs sing with your control so fixed. What style! What joy to witness!"
James Brophy,
Pianist and Teacher

"Ms. Dybvig's performance was especially notable for the creation of a wide range of colors; there was never a harsh tone."
Robert Bonham
Professor of Piano
Maryville College

"Your concert was truly a treat. The audience was able to hear piecs they had never heard before, and more standard repertoire played with such musicality and technical command."
Amy Glennon
Lecturer of Piano
Mt. Holyoke College


Pianist Teresa Dybvig played the piano from a young age, performing her first full-length solo recital at the age of thirteen. Today she performs as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the US, in Europe, and in the Mideast. Her CD, A Moment in Time, features works by Debussy, Hughes, Beethoven, Talma, and Chopin. You can listen to some of her performances, including a track from the CD.

Dr. Dybvig performs a wide variety of music. She is highly respected for her interpretations of Beethoven, Bach, and Chopin, but also has frequently paired works by major composers with interesting works by deserving though little-known women. Her programs have included music by Louise Talma, Lili Boulanger, Nazife Güran, Deniz Ülben Hughes, Marianne von Auenbrugg, Elizabeth Turner, Emma Lou Diemer, Clara Schumann, Fanny Hensel, and Judith Lang Zaimont.

Teresa Dybvig also enjoys introducing audiences to newer music. Olivier Messiaen's spiky multi-serialized Île de feu 2 and colorful Catalogue d'Oiseaux, Louise Talma's Americana-filled Sonata no. 1 and twelve-tone Etudes, and Stefan Wolpe's dense Quartet for piano, trumpet, saxophone, and percussion are just some of the newer music which have found their way on to her programs.

Dr. Dybvig has performed in colleges, universities, concert halls, and community concert series in the United States, Zürich, Istanbul, and Ankara. Below are a few representative venues in which she has been heard.

Representative performances

    Müllers Musikstudio, Zürich, Switzerland
    Professionals in Performance Series, SCCC, NY
    Piano Plus Series, Riverhead, NY
    Freeport First Night, Freeport, NY
    ODTÜ, Ankara, Turkey
    Büyük Toplanti Salonu, Istanbul, Turkey
    Mimar Sinan Conservatory, Istanbul, Turkey
    University of Tennessee at Knoxville, TN (broadcast)
    Maryville College, TN
    Donnell Auditorium, New York, NY
    Roberts Wesleyan College, NY
    Staller Center, Stony Brook, NY
    Town of Oyster Bay Distinguished Artists Series
    Agnes Scott College, GA
    Mississippi State University, MS
    Hinds Community College, MS
    Winthrop University, SC
    Converse College, SC
    Furman University, SC
    Madonna University, Detroit, MI
    Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
    Kerrytown Concert House, Ann Arbor, MI
    Edison Park Lutheran Church, Chicago, IL
    Yale University Providence College, RI
    Boston University, Boston, MA
    Brookline Music School, MA
    Mount Holyoke College, MA
    Antioch College, OH (broadcast)
    Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
    Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH

Community Solo Recitals:
    Oceanside Library, Oceanside, NY
    Baldwin Public Library, Baldwin, NY
    Harborfields Public Library, Greenlawn, NY
    Shoreham-Wading River Library, NY
    South Huntington Library, NY

    C.W. Post College, Glenvale, New York
    Staller Center, Stony Brook
    Yale University
    Boston University
    Brookline Music School, MA
    Longy School of Music, Cambridge, MA
    Arlington Artists Series, MA
    Indianapolis, IN
    Dayton Chamber Music Series, OH
    Dayton Art Institute, OH

    NACUSA, New York, NY
    New Music New Haven, CT
    Rhode Island Composers Forum
    Underground Composers, Boston, MA
    Soundtrack for William Carlos Williams