Bard Faculty

Erika Allen

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

Academic Program Affiliation(s): Music


B.M., Oberlin Conservatory of Music; M.M, piano performance, New England Conservatory; M.M., collaborative piano, The Juilliard School; collaborative piano fellow, Bard College Conservatory of Music. Principal teachers include Jonathan Feldman and Margo Garrett (Juilliard); Vivian Hornik Weilerstein (New England Conservatory); Angela Cheng (Oberlin); Yoshikazu Nagai (Interlochen Arts Academy); and Patricia Stowell. Winner of the Oberlin Mozart Piano Concerto Competition and Eastern Music Festival Merit Award, among other honors. Has performed with Bard Conservatory vocalists since 2011, and with such artists as Joseph Puglia, Ray Chen, and Peter Bársony, among others. Has served as coach, staff accompanist, piano teacher, and mentor at The Bard College Conservatory of Music, Curtis Institute’s Sejong International Music Festival, Bowdoin International Music Festival, Kneisel Hall Young Artists Chamber Music Program, New England Conservatory, and Oberlin Conservatory. At Bard: 2014–15.


Phone: 845-758-6822
Location: Edith C. Blum Institute
Office: N003