Dr. Kori Bond
Professor of Music
Telephone: (208) 282-2551
- B.A. & B.S. 1992, Walla Walla College
- M.M. 1994, Northern Illinois University
- D.M. 1999, Indiana University
Joined ISU Faculty in 1999.
Dr. Bond coordinates the piano program, teaches piano and related courses, and directs the Preparatory Piano Program. She began her piano studies at age 6 with Florence Brinton in Salt Lake City and her other primary piano teachers were Edward Auer, Donald Walker, and Leonard Richter. She also studied chamber music extensively with Gyorgy Sebok, Leonard Hokanson, members of the Vermeer Quartet, and faculty at the Sarasota Music Festival where she studied for two summers.
Dr. Bond has performed in many states as a solo and collaborative artist and as a soloist with orchestra. She frequently appears in concert as a soloist, with pianist Karlyn Bond, with ISU'Äôs Trio Lyrique, and with other colleagues at ISU. She has also performed with such esteemed artists as soprano Diane Ragains, internationally renowned violinist Corey Cerovsek, flutist Christina Jennings, and violist Roland Glassl, along with many others. Recent performances include a performance of Mozart'Äôs Concerto No. 27 in B-flat major with the Idaho Falls Symphony, recitals at Boise State University, Westminster College of Salt Lake City, Brigham Young University-Idaho, Albertson College, the University of Montana, Brigham Young University, Walla Walla College, and recitals on the Temple Square Concert Series in Salt Lake City and the Sherman Clay Recital Series in Seattle. At ISU, she has given numerous solo and collaborative concerts, and in November will perform Manuel de Falla'Äôs Nights in the Gardens of Spain with the Idaho State Civic Symphony. She has also been a guest artist at the Sierra Music Festival in Mammoth Lakes, California, where she performed and coached chamber music.
n March, 2007, Bond'Äôs recording of the Complete 24 Preludes and Fugues of Dmitri Shostakovich was released on Centaur Records.
While a student, Kori Bond was a prizewinner in several regional and national competitions. She is now a frequent adjudicator and clinician throughout the West.