Carnegie Mellon University

School of Music

Where artistry and innovation share center stage

Helga Scheibert

Helga Scheibert

Piano Division

5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Dr. Helga Scheibert began her musical training at the High School of Arts in Targu Mures, Transylvania at age 7. She has experience performing with orchestras both as a soloist and collaborator. She has performed several solo and chamber recitals in the U.S. and in Europe and had performances broadcast on Romanian National Radio. She is the winner of numerous piano auditions and competitions including Duquesne University’s Concerto Competition, Intersection of Classical and Jazz Piano Competition, Pittsburgh Concert Society Competition, and was awarded a full scholarship to Gheorge Dima Music Academy (Transylvania) where she earned her Bachelor of Music Degree in Piano Performance.

Ms. Scheibert received her Artist Diploma and Masters from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh where she got a full assistantship and she studied with pianist David Allen Wehr. Recently she pursued a Doctorate in Piano Performance at West Virginia University where she studied with Peter Amstutz. Her dissertation was focused on Hungarian folk piano music.

Currently she serves as a faculty at Carnegie Mellon Preparatory School, and also teaches at Hope Academy and Seton Center School of Music. She is the Music Director at First United Methodist Church in Bridgeville and Washington PA.

She enjoys teaching piano, composing, accompanying voice and other instruments.