Nina Scolnik, pianist, has concertized in the United States and abroad as a recitalist, soloist with orchestra, chamber musician and collaborative pianist. She has been a guest artist with the American, Angeles, Lydian, and Blaeu String Quartets and has collaborated with principals of both the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam and the Boston Symphony. Scolnik has performed on important European venues such as the Rudolfinum in Prague and the Palais Auersperg in Vienna, as well as at celebrated music festivals in Vipiteno and Völs am Schlern, Italy, Mosnes, France, and Prague, Czech Republic. She has also been heard at the Williams International Piano Festival, Tulane University Keyboard Festival, and the Amherst, New World, and Aspen Music Festivals in the United States. In the recent concert season, Scolnik performed solo recitals at the Smith Center in Las Vegas, at the Atherton for Hawaii Public Radio, and on the Great Pianists at Stetson Series in Florida.
Widely recognized for her master classes, lectures and work in the rehabilitation of injured pianists, Scolnik has presented at conferences in the United States, Canada and Europe. Scolnik is Associate Chair for Performance and piano professor at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts. A graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory and the Juilliard School of Music, her teachers include Joseph Schwartz, Martin Canin, Edna Golandsky, Dorothy Taubman, Artur Balsam, Lenore Engdahl and Natasha Chances.