has been guest artist in solo and chamber music performances
in International Festivals such as the 2002 American Liszt
Society's Festivals 2002 in Washington, DC, and 2006 Georgia
University; the Hamilton 2000, 2001, 2006 Great Romantics
Festival in Canada; Buenos Aires 2000 IDRS Festival, and the
1999 Ravello Festival in Italy. Recent performances 2005-2006
include solo and chamber music performances in Brazil and
Canada, plus New York and Maryland in the US.
Ms. Roldán has premiered numerous works by contemporary composers
including Argentine composer Carlos Guastavino whose work
she has championed since her early career. Other premieres
include works by American composers Thomas Benjamin, Daniel
Davis, Bryan Dykstra, Russell Nadel, and Luis Jorge Gonzalez.
Nancy Roldán is member of the two-piano team Lester/Roldán,
the violin-piano duo Roldán/Cueto, and founder of Alborada
Chamber Music International.
production of her CD, Horizons: Piano Music of Latin America
was partially funded with a Faculty Development Grant from
the Peabody Conservatory at The Johns Hopkins University and
produced by Centaur Records, Inc. Other recordings include
- among other, Music of the Americas (The Lester/Roldan Duo,
first of four recordings for Centaur Records), On Wings of
Angels with violinist José Cueto, and Celebrations, Music
of Thomas Benjamin. Her most recent 2006 CD, is The
Lester-Roldán Duo, a 30th year celebration.
Nancy Roldán is a graduate from the Universidad Nacional de
Cuyo in Argentina and has received master and doctorate degrees
from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University,
where she has taught since 1976. Nancy Roldán is on the Board
of Directors of the American Liszt Society, president of the
Baltimore-Washington Chapter of the Society, and founder/co-chair
of the chapter's American Liszt Society/William Garrison
Festival and Piano Competition hosted by College of Notre
Dame of Maryland. In 2006, she was awarded a Peabody Conservatory
Faculty Grant in recognition for her work and to support this
festival/competition. In addition to her duties at the Peabody
Conservatory, she maintains a private piano studio in Baltimore.