Piano Concerts Series
About the Musicians
Eric Stumacher, founder, pianist, and director of the Sonad Peace Project and the Keene Chamber Orchestra, has performed concerti, solo recitals, and chamber music concerts
worldwide to critical acclaim for over forty years. Mr. Stumacher’s solo
playing has been called “extraordinarily effective” by the New York
For thirty-five years, Mr. Stumacher served as founder, pianist, and executive and artistic director of the Apple Hill Chamber Players, Apple Hill, and the Apple Hill Playing for Peace Project, before resigning in October, 2007 to establish the Sonad Peace Project.
Mr. Stumacher studied with Eleanor Sokoloff, Rosina Lhevinne, and Beveridge Webster, and is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and The Juilliard School.
His latest CD, Piano Meditations, released on the Sonad Records label, was praised in the November/December 2012 issue of Fanfare Magazine:
Stumacher resides in Nelson, NH with his wife, Kathy, a violist,
administrator, and retired day care professional, and they have three
astonishing children and six amazing grandchildren.
We welcome Mr. Stumacher to his first performance on the Historical Piano Concerts series.