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Grace Guss

Grace Guss
  • Collaborative Pianist
  • Department of Music
  • Phone: 401.874.2782
  • Email:
  • Mailing Address: Department of Music
    Fine Arts Center, D101
    105 Upper College Road
    Kingston, RI 02881


Grace Lee Guss has actively performed and worked as a pianist, accompanist, and teacher for over 15 years. She has received numerous prizes and scholarships from piano competitions in South Korea, United States and Germany. She was awarded 2nd prize in the 7th Siegfried Weishaupt International Piano Competition in Baden-Württemberg, Germany in 2011. She received a partial scholarship and Encouragement Award from the 9th International Summer Academy of Music in Baden- Württemberg, Germany in 2013. She has also participated in the Summer Dresden Masterclass in Music and performed at Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber Dresden, Germany in August 2014.

Mrs. Guss is a recipient of numerous scholarships, including the Yamaha scholarship in Music, several distinguished academic scholarships and the Scott Handerson Scholarship.

She enjoys teaching students at all levels and her students have been awarded prizes in several southern California regions, including Southwestern Youth Music Festival and MTAC.


Master of Music in Piano Performance, University of Southern California
Graduate Certificate in Piano Performance, University of Southern California
Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance, University of Southern California

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