Dr. Naomi Niskala

Instructor of Piano, Interlochen Arts Camp

Associate Professor of Music - Piano, Susquehanna University

Artist Diploma - Piano Performance, Yale School of Music; D.M.A - Piano Performance, Stony Brook University; M.M. - Piano Performance, Stony Brook University; B.M. - Piano Performance, New England Conservatory

Pianist Naomi Niskala has appeared as soloist and chamber musician in Europe, North America, Russia, Israel, Thailand, and Japan, and her performances have been broadcast on BBC Radio, Deutschlandradio, RTV Germany, and NPR’s Performance Today. Niskala has performed regularly with Spectrum Concerts Berlin, one of Germany’s leading chamber organizations, and is a founding member of the piano trio Trio Kisosen. Recent performance highlights include the San Francisco Symphony Chamber Series at Davies Symphony Hall, soloist with the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic of Russia, and solo and chamber performances with Spectrum Concerts Berlin in the Philharmonie Kammermusiksaal of Berlin, Carnegie’s Weill Hall, and in Thailand and Kosovo. She has recorded five CDs for the Albany, NAXOS, and Bridge labels. Her teachers include Claude Frank, Gilbert Kalish, Patricia Zander, and Maria Luisa Faini.