Department of Music

Elizabeth Loparits

Lecturer in Music

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Contact Info:
910.962.7956 loparitse@uncw.edu
Office:
CA 1018

 


Collaborative and Applied Piano, Accompanying

Doctor of Musical Arts: University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Master of Music: Illinois State University
Diploma: Franz Liszt University of Music, Pécs Institute

Elizabeth Loparits is an active performer and educator, serving as vocal and instrumental collaborative pianist and as piano instructor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. 

Loparits has performed solo and duo-piano recitals in Hungary, Costa Rica, and the United States, including recent appearances at UNCW’s Piano Masterworks Series, Lumina Festival, New Music Festival, UNCW Presents, Opera Wilmington Symposium, UNCG's Focus on Piano Literature, and with the Wilmington Symphony. As instrumental collaborator, her guest appearances include Indiana University, Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, University of Miami, Chicago College of Performing Arts, the North American Saxophone Alliance Conference, and the Ronald Sachs International Music Competition. She performed the world premiere of Stacy Garrop’s Tantrum (2002); Meira Warshauer’s Ocean Calling III (2014), and the North Carolina premiere of Ocean Calling I-II (2013). Top prizes include the National Bartók Piano Competition in Hungary, the Kodaly-Bartók Chamber Music Competition, and the North Carolina Symphony/UNCG concerto competition. 

Loparits has spent two summers as a young artist at Opera North, and currently is a coach/accompanist at Opera Wilmington, serving their outreach events, concerts, and summer productions.