Hiromi Fukuda, staff pianist

Pianist Hiromi Fukuda performs extensively across the US and her native Japan. Her recent appearances include performances at the Highland Center and Dibden Center in Vermont, Hyde Hall at Glimmerglass, Music Academy of The West, Five College New Music Festival, Ongaku-no-tomo Hall in Tokyo, and Lincoln Center in New York City.

Sought-after as a collaborator, Ms. Fukuda has performed with many distinguished artists including violinists Elmar Oliveira and Saeka Matsuyama, cellist Matt Haimovitz, and bassoonist Judith LeClair, and was featured as solo pianist for Messiaen’s Couleurs de la cité céleste with conductor Larry Rachleff. She was a fellowship recipient at the Aspen Music Festival and the Tanglewood Music Center, and has served on the piano staff at Juilliard, Aspen, and the Hudson Valley Philharmonic String Competition. Her Burlington-based piano trio, Champlain Trio, recently released a six-part film series called “Empty stages,” documenting the impact of the COVID pandemic on artists and arts organization across the state of Vermont. The series premiered on Vermont PBS in June 2021 and is now available on demand.

Ms. Fukuda is an Instructor of Piano at Amherst College, staff pianist at The Juilliard School, an artist-faculty the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, and formerly a collaborative piano faculty at the Music Academy of The West. Ms. Fukuda holds a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from The Juilliard School and Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from Tokyo College of Music.