Since making her Carnegie Hall debut in 2009 as first prize winner of the Bradshaw and
Buono International Piano Competition, pianist Rieko Tsuchida has performed
internationally as a soloist and chamber musician. Rieko made her professional
concerto debut in 2011, performing Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with the
California Symphony. That year she was also the youngest of only eight pianists selected
from around the world to participate in the prestigious Verbier Festival Academy in
Rieko earned her Bachelor of Music Degree at the Peabody Conservatory under the
tutelage of Boris Slutsky. She recently completed her Master of Music Degree at The
Juilliard School in the studios of Dr. Matti Raekallio and Joseph Kalichstein.
Gerald Gregory is a versatile well-respected pianist in the New York area who is fast making a name for himself along the East Coast.
Gregory recently performed with the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in a program featuring Grammy award-winning singer Erykah Badu.