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Fred Moyer

For over 30 years, the career of Fred Moyer has been characterized by his exacting approach to music-making, one that skillfully covers a wide variety of musical eras and genres. His artistry, enthusiasm, adventurous programming, and insightful and witty commentary have made him a favorite among audiences of all ages. Born into an artistic family whose members include a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, a poet and several musicians, Moyer began his own piano studies at seven, pursuing youthful obsessions that ranged from the Tijuana Brass to Oscar Peterson to Sergei Rachmaninoff. He studied jazz intensively in junior and senior high and, while still in high school, received a full scholarship to attend the Curtis Institute of Music. Shortly after graduation from college, Moyer made his New York debut at Carnegie Hall, launching a career that has flourished ever since.

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