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Dianna has appeared with the Heights Civic Orchestra playing Mozart's Piano Concerto Number 23 in A major and Beethoven's Piano Concerto Number 2 in B flat major. In 1989, she was the featured soloist with The Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra playing Saint Saens Piano Concerto Number 2 in g minor. Other performing appearances include solo and collaborative performances at Severance Hall, Oberlin College, Ursuline College, Cuyahoga Community College, The Cleveland Music Settlement, Plymouth Church, Cleveland State University, Cleveland Public Library, Wooster College and The South Shore Cultural Center in Chicago. She has an interest in new music and music of African-American composers and has given world premiers by Dolores White, H. Leslie Adams and Hale Smith. Dianna has been the accompanist for The Cleveland Orchestra Children's Chorus and the Cleveland Orchestra Children's Preparatory Chorus since 1991. As accompanist for these choirs, she has been part of the preparation for conductors such as Christoph Eschenbach, Christoph Von Dohnanyi, James Feddeck, Robert Porco, and Franz Welser Most. Dianna is a member of ACDA and MENC.

Education
MM, Piano Performance, Cleveland State University; BM, Piano Performance and Music Education, Oberlin College Conservatory

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