Pianist Jay Hershberger has played throughout the United States and Canada, including the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the Library of Congress. He has also been frequent guest artist at the Great Romantics Music Festival in Canada. In recent years, he has performed in Europe, including the Amalfi Coast Music Festival in southern Italy and the South Bohemia Music Festival in the Czech Republic. He is currently Associate Professor of Piano at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, and was previously Visiting Assistant Professor of Piano at Arizona State University. An active adjudicator, Hershberger has judged for the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition, the Phoenix Young Artist Competition, the San Angelo Symphony Sorantin Awards, the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Young Artist Competition, and the Music Teachers National Association. He is vice president of the American Liszt Society, and is an advocate for informed scholarship and performance of the Hungarian composer’s music. His first compact disc recording, featuring works by Franz Liszt was released in the Fall of 2006 and was featured on Michael Barone’s New Releases radio program on Minnesota Public Radio.