A native of France, Annie Petit graduated from the Paris Conservatory at age sixteen, where she won first prize in piano and in chamber music. At age seventeen she won the interpretation prize at the International Franz Liszt Competition in Budapest, which led to a solo career throughout Europe. Ms. Petit came to the United States in 1966 to study with Gyorgy Sebok at Indiana University. She was later artist-in-residence at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.
She has made many recordings on the Vox and Pantheon International labels and is pianist-in-residence at Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania.
Ms. Petit joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 1974.
Meet the Faculty: Annie Petit
Overtones, Summer 1988