Lucia Unrau is a pianist who combines a dazzling technique with the musicality of a poet. In demand for her interpretation of 20th century American composers, she is equally at ease with music from the Baroque, classical and Romantic periods. The Keyboard Coordinator at the prestigious Interlochen Arts Camp, Dr. Unrau also serves as the Chair of the Division of Communication and Fine Arts and past chair of the Music Department at Bluffton University, Bluffton, Ohio. (more...)

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Lucia Unrau, pianist


Upcoming Events:

Mar. 18, 2017, "Rising to the Top: How to Create Successful Performance and Teaching Videos", Music Teachers National Association 2017 National Conference, Baltimore, MD

Feb. 18, 2017, Guest Teacher/Pedagogue - OhioMTA Northwest District Pedagogy Conference, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
OhioMTA Northwest District Pedagogy Conference

Feb. 6, 2017, Guest Artist Piano Recital - Green River College, Seattle, WA

Feb. 3-5, 2017, Master Teacher, South King's County Music Teachers Association, Seattle, WA

Jan. 22, 2017, 2:00 pm, Yoder Recital Hall, faculty recital

Jan. 16, 2017, Central East OhioMTA Master Class, Columbus, OH

Recent Events:

April 9, 2016, Recital with Sandra Jackson, clarinet, Young Harris College

March 22, 2016, Solo Piano Recital, Young Harris College

March 17, 2016, Solo Piano Recital, Georgia College and State University

Jan 21, 2016, University of South Dakota with Crystal Sellers Battle, soprano

Jan. 16-17, 2016, harpsichord with Lima Symphony Orchestra

Jan. 11, 2016, Ohio Northern University with Sandra Jackson, clarinet, David Jackson, trombone

Nov, 10-15, 2015, Master Teacher, South King County MTA Chapter, Seattle

Nov. 4, 2015, Eastern Michigan University with Sandra jackson, clarinet, David Pierce, bassoon

Oct. 25, 2015, Bluffton University with Sandra Jackson, clarinet, David Jackson, trombone

Oct. 12, 2015, Malone University with Sandra Jackson, clarinet

Sept. 26, 2015, Butler University with Sandra Jackson, clarinet, David Jackson, trombone, Douglas Spaniol, bassoon

July 29, 2015, Keynote Speaker Pre-conference National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy

July 19, 2015, pianist with Martha Graham Dance Company

lucia with LSO

Lucia Unrau, pianist with Lima Symphony Orchestra, January 23, 2014

Soloist with the Lima Symphony Orchestra, Mozart Piano Concerto #21 in C, K.467.

January 25, 2014 Trinity United Methodist Church, Lima, Ohio.

Ohio Magazine’s December 2013 Excellence in Education issue recognized Perry Bush, Jeff Gundy and Lucia Unrau in its “Memorable Educators” special section that is distributed to 356,000 people. Bluffton’s faculty members were three of the 54 professors from public and private institutions in the state selected by Ohio Magazine for recognition in 2013.

Lucia and Sandra Jackson, clarinet professor at Eastern Michigan University, premiered Whispers and Evocations for clarinet and wind ensemble (clarinet and piano version) by Peter Terry at the Interlochen Arts Camp on July 23, 2013. Click this link to listen to our recent recording of the clarinet and piano version of Whispers and Evocations with Sandra Jackson, clarinet and Lucia Unrau, piano.

Salon Recital
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Recital of Healing and Hope

Lima Symphony
Lucia performed piano 1 in Carmina Burana
Saturday, April 13, 2013