Musicians – Accompanist
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Carol Cook has appeared in recitals with singers from the Metropolitan Opera as well as with numerous other performing artists. She has performed with the Stuttgart Opera and Ballet companies in Germany, The German-American Chorus of Stuttgart, the Young Artist’s Opera Theater, UNC-Greensboro Opera Theatre, Greensboro Opera Company, Saint Petersburg (FL) Opera, the Burlington Boys’ Choir, The Schools of Music and Dance at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, the Department of Music at Wake Forest University, and the North State Sinfonia. Her New York credits include performances with the Asian-American Dance Theatre and the New York Academy of Ballet. She has worked at Wake Forest University, Salem College, the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, and the School of Dance at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts She currently accompanies the Opera Theatre of Georgia Regents University, and performs with Trio d’Esprit.
An enthusiastic educator, Carol is past-president of the Winston-Salem Piano Teachers’ Association, and has been an active member of the Piano Teachers’ Guild and the American Federation of Music Clubs. Many of her students have won awards in piano performance and theory.
In addition to her work as an accompanist, she is president of Noteworthy Engraving, and has collaborated with composers such as Libby Larsen, Hillary Tann, Calvin Hampton, and Margaret Vardell Sandresky. Her company regularly works under contract with Boosey & Hawkes and Oxford University Press.
Carol holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro; an Master of Music from the College-Conservatory of the Music, University of Cincinnati; and Diplomas for advanced study from the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik in Stuttgart, Germany, as well as The American Institute for Musical Studies (AIMS) in Graz, Austria.