Edward Ferdinand

Edward Ferdinand
photo of Edward Ferdinand
  • Associate Professor, Music, Arts, Music
  • Academic Credentials: BM, MM, The Juilliard School
  • Office: Cottage II 100
    Phone: (215) 968-8486 Ext: 8486

Courses Taught

  • MUSC100: Music Fundamentals
  • MUSC115: Ear Training I
  • MUSC116: Ear Training II
  • MUSG165: Group Instruction in Piano Level I (Formerly MUSA165)
  • MUSG166: Group Instruction in Piano, Level II (formerly MUSA166)
  • MUSL101: Secondary Lessons
  • MUSL111: Principal Lesson I
  • MUSL112: Principal Lesson II
  • MUSL211: Principal Lesson III
  • MUSL212: Principal Lesson IV


Edward Ferdinand began his training at the Curtis Institute of Music studying under concert pianist Jorge Bolet. He later won the Damrosch Scholarship to attend the Fontainebleau School of Music in France where he was one of the last students of Nadia Boulanger and Gaby Casadesus. Mr. Ferdinand holds Bachelor and Master of Music Degrees from the Juilliard School. He made his debut as soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra at age fifteen and his Carnegie Hall debut at age seventeen. He has since appeared in concerts in Europe and throughout the United States as well as on television and radio. Mr. Ferdinand has won numerous awards, including First Prize at the Gindhart Piano Competition and the Metropolitan Music School Award from Juilliard. He is listed in "Who's Who Among America's Teachers".

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