MARTHA SCHREMPEL, piano
is a graduate of Vassar College and the Juilliard School in New York, and received a Doctor of Musical Arts from Temple University. Dr. Schrempel has appeared at the Beethoven Festival in New York, the National Gallery of Art Chamber Music Series in Washington, DC, the Moravian Music Festival in North Carolina, and Musikfest in Pennsylvania. She has toured the Czech Republic four times with the New York-based group Poetica Musica, where she performed in several international music festivals, including the South Bohemia and Janacek festivals; she has also performed and given master classes in Bulgaria and Albania through State Department-sponsored tours. Dr. Schrempel is principal keyboardist in the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra and on the piano faculty of Bethlehem's Moravian College.