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Sara Davis Buechner (born David
is an American
concert pianist and educator. She has been an
assistant professor of piano at the University of British
Columbia since 2003,
and was formerly a member of the faculties of Manhattan School of Music and
Buechner received her undergraduate degree from Juilliard
School, and received her doctorate in music from the Manhattan
School of Music.
She underwent gender
reassignment surgery in 1998.
She dislikes the term "transsexual", and is said to be "mildly
peeved" about being referred to as such, stating that living as a
woman was the only honest way to live her life.
She has performed with many different orchestras with an active
repertoire of almost 100 concertos, and has given master classes at
locations across the world.
Ms. Buechner is a Yamaha Artist.
- Mujeres Espanolas - Piano Works of Joaquin Turina
- The American Flute (1993) (with flutist Robert
- Henry Martin: Preludes and Fugues (1990-92)
- Mozart: Piano Sonatas (1995)
- The Paradine Case - Hollywood Piano Concertos
- Bach-Busoni "Goldberg" Variations (1997)
- Miklos Rozsa: Complete Works For Solo Piano
- Stephen Foster: Complete Piano Works (2002)
- Rudolf Friml: Piano Music (2003)
- Bygone Days - Music for Violin and Piano by Rudolf
Friml (2006) (with violinist Stephanie Chase)
- George Gershwin - Original Works and Transcriptions for
Solo Piano (2005)
- Nineteen Rags Of Joseph Lamb
- Variations And Other Works of Brahms And Dvorak
- Works of Busoni and Stravinsky
- Gershwin: Second Rhapsody/Addinsell: "Warsaw"
- Tchaikowsky: Piano Concerto No. 1, op. 23
Buechner was a prizewinner for piano at the 1983 Queen Elisabeth Music
She was awarded the Gold Medal at the 1984 Gina Bachauer
International Piano Competition, and won the Bronze Medal
in the 1986 Tchaikovsky
International Piano Competition.
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