Instructor of Piano, Interlochen Arts Camp
Assistant Professor of Music, Susquehanna University
D.M.A., Piano Performance, Stony Brook University; Artist Diploma, Piano Performance, Yale School of Music; M.M., Piano Performance, Stony Brook University; B.M., Piano Performance, New England Conservatory
Pianist Naomi Niskala has performed as soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States, in Canada, Europe, Japan, Thailand, Kosovo, Israel, and Russia. Niskala is a member of Spectrum Concerts Berlin, one of Germany's leading chamber ensembles, and has performed with Spectrum in Berlin's Philharmonie Hall and at Carnegie's Weill Recital Hall. Niskala recorded two solo CD's of the complete works of American composer Robert Helps, which were released to high acclaim on Albany Records. She has also recorded two chamber music CD's with Spectrum Concerts Berlin for Naxos Records.
Niskala received her Masters and Doctorate degrees with Gilbert Kalish at Stony Brook University, and an Artist Diploma with Claude Frank at Yale. Niskala has taught on the faculties of the University of South Florida and University of North Dakota, and she is currently Associate Professor at Susquehanna University where she teaches piano and theory.