Nell Jorgensen Buchman
Nell Jorgensen Buchman, teacher of piano and Early Childhood Music, is a well-known Fox Valley accompanist, performer, teacher and adjudicator. Since receiving her Masters of Music in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Oklahoma in 1994, Ms. Buchman has pursued an active teaching, performing and adjudicating career at Lawrence University, Lawrence Academy of Music, and throughout Wisconsin. She has a private studio, teaches class piano and coordinated Lawrence Academy of Music’s Piano Festival for several years. A native of North Carolina, she has played with the Raleigh Symphony, the Cimmaron Opera Company and with the Brevard Music Center Orchestra and was a guest on North Carolina Public Radio’s lunchtime concert series. She served as piano department coordinator at the Academy of Music and taught theory and summer chamber music during her tenure at Lawrence and served as music director for St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Waupaca. As a member of the Wisconsin Music Teachers’ Association, Ms. Buchman has adjudicated throughout the state for WMTA and other piano organizations.