Nikolaos Pine

Piano

Nikolaos has been teaching for around twelve years and has taught students of all levels of experience. He currently serves as an adjunct faculty member at Anderson University School of Music. He has also served as an instructor at an international piano festival hosted by Indiana State University where he focused on technical development and practice efficiency for students of all levels. In lessons, emphasis is placed on developing a healthy physical technique while also learning efficient methods of practice. Every student is taught according to their needs, while also continuing to highlight their natural abilities. As a performer, he has performed as soloist throughout the US, as well as in Austria where he has performed in the Haydnsaal, and the Empiresaal within the Esterhazy Palace in Eisenstadt, Austria. His primary instructors have been Professor Beverly Simms, Evelyn Brancart, Luba Edlina Dubinsky, and supplemental instruction with Emile Naoumoff. He was the recipient of the Artistic Excellence Fellowship Award at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in pursuit of his Masters in Piano Performance. He is currently working on a few big projects, one of which is the recording and release of his first full album featuring solo works by Franz Liszt and Robert Schumann.