Dr. Karol Sue Reddington
Karol Sue Reddington has performed and taught in the US, and also internationally in Paris, Fontainebleau, Zurich, Moscow, Prague, Reykjavik, Bermuda, and in Hong Kong and Tokyo. Dr. Reddington’s Carnegie Hall debut was shared with Swiss violinist and Beijing University artist-in-residence, Mathias Boegner. As COD adjunct piano faculty member, Karol Sue was awarded a Faculty Liberal Arts Grant for the presentation of piano works of Olivier Messaien, which was later presented at the Bangkok Fine Arts International Conference. Dr. Reddington has served as Chair of Hong Kong Baptist University’s Performance Faculty, and Director of the Bermuda School of Music. She serves as an Examiner for Canada’s Royal Conservatory of Music, and is current Director of the Berkley-Pendell Piano Competition. In 2014, Dr. Reddington was the ‘dedicatee’ of Margaret Philbrick’s acclaimed novel of an emerging pianist, A Minor, A Novel of Music, Love and Memory, and was selected as the local chapter’s MTNA ‘Member of the Year.’ Dr. Reddington was also invited duo-pianist of the 2015 Illinois State Music Teacher’s Convention, performing works of Astor Piazzolla. Receiving the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Cincinnati’s Conservatory of Music, her primary teachers include Soulima Stravinsky, Stanley Fletcher, Eugene Pridonoff, Alfonso Montecino, Malcolm Bilson and Marian Hall MacFayden.