Pianist Reiko Uchida enjoys an active career as a soloist and chamber musician, performing regularly throughout the United States, Asia, and Europe. The New York Times has described her playing as “refined and exquisite.”
Ms. Uchida has appeared as a soloist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Santa Fe Symphony, Greenwich Symphony, and the Princeton Symphony, among others. A passionate chamber musician, she is a member of Camera Lucida and the ARK Trio. She is a past member of Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Two and has toured with Musicians from Marlboro, as well as with the Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society. She has collaborated with many of the leading artists of today including Jaime Laredo, Pinchas Zukerman, Oslo Vänskä, and members of the Tokyo String Quartet. She has performed as guest artist with the American Chamber Players, and the Borromeo, Talich, Formosa, Daedalus, and St. Lawrence String Quartets. She has partnered in recital with Jennifer Koh, Jessica Lee, Thomas Meglioranza, Anne Akiko Meyers, Anthony McGill, David Shifrin, and Sharon Robinson. “String Poetic,” her recording with Jennifer Koh, was nominated for a Grammy Award.
A graduate of Curtis Institute of Music, Mannes College of Music and the Juilliard School, Ms. Uchida studied with Claude Frank, Leon Fleisher, Edward Aldwell, Sophia Rosoff, and Margo Garrett. She has taught at the Brevard Music Center, and is currently a Music Associate at Columbia University.