Signe Lusk

Signe Lusk
Pianist

Signe Lusk was the first accompanying major at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where she studied on scholarship with Marta Bracchi La Roux.  She then studied in Germany through the University of Oregon Studies Abroad.  After returning to the US, she worked for the Oregon Symphony and Portland Opera.  She also worked for Seattle Opera and Eugene Opera.  Signe was given the OTIS Award for her work as Music Director on Candide.  She worked as staff pianist during the 1980’s for the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria.  Signe is the pianist for the Pacific International Children’s Choir in Eugene.  She has played for the Bach Festival, ACDA festivals, conferences.  She has been in concert with Jerome Hines, Nico Castel, and John Del Carlo of the Metropolitan Opera as well as other international artists.  She has worked with Rollo Dillworth, Doreen Rao, Henry Leck, Sandra Snow, Bob Chilcott and Andre Thomas. Signe performed her Carnegie Hall debut in 1999 with the Oregon Children’s Choir. She is former Director of Nova Children’s Choir at the Unitarian Church, and current staff pianist at Portland State University and accompanist for Aurora Chorus with Director Joan Szymko and Staff Pianist for the First Unitarian Church. She studies with Rod Eichenberger at the Summer Choral Festival in Oregon.