AASCU Graduates: The Difference We Make
B.M., Music Education/Performance; M.M., Music Education
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Internationally acclaimed pianist Stan Ford graduated from SIUE with both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music. He studied under world-renowned pianist Dr. Ruth Slenczynska. A Fulbright scholarship provided study at the prestigious Universität Mozarteum Salzburg in Austria, where in 1986 he accepted an appointment as professor of piano. Ford is in demand as a recitalist and guest artist worldwide. He has performed at several eminent international music festivals, including Bregenz and Salzburg. He is regularly invited to conduct international master classes for aspiring pianists and teachers, and is in great demand as an adjudicator at international piano competitions.