FORT LEE, NJ, September 05, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Ms. Nina Deutsch a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Ms. Deutsch celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
A child prodigy, Ms. Deutsch displayed a talent and passion that destined her for a life in music. She started playing piano at age five, earning money for her performances by age ten, and by age 12, she was playing professionally with the Miami Symphony. Thanks to the support of her parents, she was able cultivate her skills at a young age. Ms. Deutsch has now dedicated her life to playing music in a way that serves humanity, using music politically to promote values of peace, friendship, and humanity.
Ms. Deutsch has made history through her creative works as a pioneer of USA-China cultural relations; in 1982, Ms. Deutsch put together a program that would reintroduce western music in the post-Mao era of China. After years of polices that enforced cultural isolation, she organized a performance in Peking that would represent a hundred years of American music, playing songs like Bob Dylan's "Blow'in in the Wind" and Charles Ives Concord Sonata No. 2. This performance made her the first American pianist to play all American music in communist China. The pinnacle of her program, and one of her proudest moments, was her performance of the international anthem for world peace, which she sung in Mandarin. This historical performance is housed in the presidential library of former president George H.W. Bush and at the Paley Center in New York City.
Ms. Deutsch earned a Master of Musical Arts from Yale University in 1973, and a Bachelor of Science from Juilliard School of Music in 1964; she is currently a member of the Yale Alumni Association of Bergen County. She has studied intensively the music of Charles Ives, and she was the first and only woman to record his works through complete solo piano music. In 2009, Bob Dylan licensed Nina to record his classic songs for solo piano. She has produced her own creative works, including the Portrait of Clara Schumann in 1987 and the Portrait of Liberace in 1995. Ms. Deutsch has performed as a soloist in more than 1500 concerts and recitals through the word, playing at venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, The United Nations and Wigmore Hall in London. She has appeared on NBC, CBC, and BBC Television, and she has been heard on Voice of America, Bloomberg Radio, Shanghai and Peking Radio. She is also a contributing author in magazines and newspapers.
Ms. Deutsch serves as the president of the Piano and Voice School of Nina Deutsch where she holds private piano and voice lessons. She has also performed as a pianist for the Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines in 2004 and as an entertainer and solo pianist for Holland American Cruise Lines in 1987 as wellas from 1989 to 1990. She was also a concert pianist at various international and U.S. tours from 1965 to 1982. Ms. Deutsch began her career in the music industry in 1978 as the executive vice president of the International Symphony in New York City, holding this position until 1982. She also served as the executive vice president of the International Symphony of World Peace.
Ms. Deutsch served her community as a member of the board of directors of the Metzner Foundation of Overseas Relief, where she worked for 15 years. She was a member of the Music Critics Association of North America and the United Nations Hospitality Committee. She has performed for the Women's Africa Committee of the African-American Institute, and in 2013, she was invited by the government of Japan to perform in a benefit concert for tsunami victims. In addition to her career in music, she also served as an investigative reporter for the New York Times in 1978.
An outstanding pianist, vocalist, and speaker, Ms. Deutsch has been commended with numerous awards for her success in the industry. She was honored with the Award for American Music by the National Federation of Music Clubs in 1975. She was also awarded with a grant from Philips Petroleum Foundation in 1982, scholarship from Oberlin College, and fellowship from Tanglewood and Wulsin in 1966. Ms. Deutsch was featured in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Entertainment, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in the World, and Who's Who in American Women.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Ms. Deutsch has been featured on the Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achievers website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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