The Postgraduate Collaborative Piano Fellowship is a two-year program designed to give performance experience to pianists who are passionate about collaborative work. The fellowship provides an organic transition between school and the professional musical world, and is open to students who have already completed a degree in collaborative piano as well as those who have completed a master’s degree in piano performance.
Erika Switzer is an internationally active pianist, teacher, and arts administrator. Heard on the stages of New York’s Weill Hall (Carnegie), Geffen Hall, Frick Collection, and Bargemusic, at the Kennedy Center, the Spoleto Festival, the Bard Music Festival, and Stanford Live, she has also appeared across Canada at festivals including Vancouver’s Music on Main, Toronto’s Canadian Voices, and Ottawa’s ChamberFest. She received her doctorate from the Juilliard School. As cofounder of Sparks & Wiry Cries, she contributes to the future of art song performance through publication of the Art Song Magazine, presentation of the Casement Fund Song Series in NYC, and the commission of new works.