An internationally recognized concert pianist, recording artist and Master Teacher of Piano, Janet Colburn holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Southern California with a major in Piano Performance and minors in Music Theory, Music History, and Philosophy (Aesthetics). Her awards include the Van Cliburn Piano Award and the prestigious Presser Foundation Grant. She has recorded solo piano concertos with Sir Neville Marriner and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, and has appeared as soloist with orchestras including the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the Hollywood Bowl, the Ojai Festival, and UCLA's Royce Hall with conductors including Leonard Slatkin, Steve Reich, and Kent Nagano. She has studied piano and pedagogy with many prominent artists including legendary pianist Ozan Marsh (who studied with Rachmaninoff and Horowitz) and has taught at USC, UCLA, the California State Universities, Colburn School and Kamehameha Schools. She is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda, Alpha Lambda Delta, Board of Music Teachers Association of California Pasadena and MTNA/CAPMT. Her piano students include many prominent artists, actors and celebrities. She is also a skilled ensemble musician, accompanist and pianist for film and TV, appearing in the NBC film, "Nutcrackers". She is Founder and President of the very popular Magic of Mozart and Mozart & Co. concert series in So.California and served on the Board of SOLA International, Los Angeles and Vienna. Dr. Colburn is a major contributor to the Colburn School and is a Founder of The Music Center of Los Angeles.