Pianist Hans Boepple has been presented as guest soloist with many distinguished American orchestras including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Long Beach Symphony, Denver Symphony, Oakland Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, and the Metropolitan Opera House Orchestra. Awarded First Prize in the J. S. Bach International Competition (Washington, D.C.), Hans Boepple is the recipient of awards that include the Coleman Chamber Music Award (Los Angeles) (six times), the Kosciuszko Chopin Competition, and the MTNA National Collegiate Competition. Active in solo recital as well as with symphony Orchestras for over thirty years, Hans Boepple has been listed on the Steinway International Artist Roster since 1982. His performances have been broadcast by National Public Radio and Voice Of America and he has recorded for Kjos and Orion Master Recordings. A former member of the piano faculty at Indiana University, Hans Boepple has been Professor of Music at Santa Clara University since 1978 and Chair of the Music Department since 1995. In demand as an adjudicator, lecturer and master class clinician, he continues to balance his performance activities with those of a dedicated and successful teacher.