Alexis Zingale

Alexis Zingale

Eastman School of Music (University of Rochester)
Jacobs School of Music (Indiana University)

Alexis Zingale began her piano studies as a Suzuki student at the age of four with Leena Kareoja-Crothers, and presented her first solo recital program at age nine. Ms. Zingale has performed throughout the U.S. and Canada as soloist and collaborator. Her collaborative repertoire includes over 300 sonatas, concert pieces, art songs, arias and orchestral transcriptions. Ms. Zingale studied with Edward Auer, Russell Hirshfield and Patricia Lutnes at the Eastman School of Music, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, and Western Connecticut State University, and she has had significant coaching with Vladimir Feltsman. She has performed in masterclasses with such artists as Boris Berman, Peter Frankl, Claude Frank, Angela Cheng and John Perry, and in collaborative masterclasses with such artists as Graham Johnson, Melvin Chen, and the Lydian String Quartet.

Her recent performance experiences vary from finalist at the Hugo Kauder International Music Competition for Piano and the Sorel Medallion in Collaborative Piano, accompanying entrants to the Naumberg International and Young Concert Artists International competitions, to solo and collaborative performance on the University of Maryland New Music Maryland series, and numerous performances on Neighborhood Music Schools Bach’s Lunch and Faculty Fridays series. Notable venues for her performances include the Miller Theatre in New York City, Ed Landreth Hall at Texas Christian University, Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music, and Sprague Hall, Woolsey Hall and Battell Chapel in New Haven.

Ms. Zingale has performed as soloist and collaborator with the Wallingford Symphony Orchestra, the Hamden Symphony Orchestra, and the Brevard Music Center Festival Orchestra, and with the Brevard Music Center faculty chamber ensemble. Ms. Zingale has given international and local premieres of new works by young composers. She performed on harpsichord with acclaimed new music ensemble Alarm Will Sound, and reed organ with the New Haven Oratorio Choir. Ms. Zingale has recorded for Peer Music Classical and the Charles Ives Society, and her performances have been broadcast on Connecticut Public Radio.

Her Suzuki piano teacher training through Book 7 was with Katherine Monsour Barley, Mary Craig Powell, Doris Harrel, Leena Kareoja-Crothers, and Sue Vasquez. She is also a piano faculty member and staff accompanist at the Neighborhood Music School in New Haven, CT.