American pianist Nicholas Dold has enjoyed an active career performing across the United States as both a solo and collaborative musician. He has been a featured artist for Minnesota Public Radio’s “Performance Today”, Indiana Public Radio, the Duxbury Music Festival, the Orchestral Institute of Napa Valley, Chamber Music Silicon Valley, the Santa Cruz Baroque Festival, Opera San Jose, the Ladies Musical Club of Seattle, and the University of Alaska – Fairbanks.
Equally committed as an educator, Nicholas is recognized as a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music (NCTM) by the American Music Teachers National Association (MTNA). He has regularly adjudicated and presented at both the state and local levels, most recently for the Music Teachers Association of California (MTAC), California Association of Professional Music Teachers (CAPMT), the Washington State Music Teachers Association (WSMTA), and the Kansas Music Teachers Association (KMTA). Additionally, his work in the area of developing chamber music and collaborative training curricula for pre-college musicians continues to be his major ongoing pedagogical endeavor as the founder and director of the Kansas City Young Chamber Musicians.
Nicholas makes his home in Kansas City, Missouri USA where he was appointed to the keyboard faculty at William Jewell College in 2022. Prior to that, he served on the faculty and staff at Santa Clara University (2018 – 2022) and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music (2013 – 2022).
He received his graduate and undergraduate degrees at Indiana University, where he studied piano performance with Reiko Shigeoka-Neriki, chamber music with Yael Weiss, and collaborative piano with Chih-Yi Chen. Please visit www.nicholasdold.com for more information.