PROFILE

Gilda Glazer is a renowned concert pianist who appears in major concert halls throughout the Americas, Europe and Israel. After her successful New York debut, she was invited to tour Mexico under State Department auspices. She has since been hailed for her performances as soloist with the Chicago Symphony, St. Louis Symphony, North Carolina Symphony and other major orchestras here and abroad. She is frequently engaged by conductors such as Seiji Ozawa, Leonard Slatkin and Sir George Solti, among others.

Formerly official pianist with both the Chicago and St. Louis Symphonies, Ms. Glazer has emerged as one of America’s leading solo and chamber music pianists as well. She is a regular performer at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and at the Ravinia and Tanglewood Festivals, She is also known for her stellar recordings of American music. As a chamber musician, Ms. Glazer is currently pianist of the New York Piano Quartet and collaborates with such artists as Joel Smirnoff, Steven Staryk, Jeanne Baxtresser and Frank Miller.

Ms. Glazer studied in New York with Nadia Reisenberg and Robert Goldsand. She has won top honors in no fewer than five competitions, including first prizes in the National Federation of Music Clubs, National Guild and N.Y. Studio Club Competitions. She was named a Tanglewood Fellow and appointed to the juries for the Heida Hermanns International Competition, St. Louis Symphony Competition, and others. As Professor at Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University and Hartt College of Music. Ms. Glazer trains promising artists in performance.

Gilda Glazer Reviews