Alexis Zingale - Pianist and Collaborative Artist


Alexis Zingale is a soloist and collaborative pianist based in Connecticut.
Alexis Zingale began her piano studies at the age of four and presented her first solo recital program at age nine. Ms. Zingale has performed throughout the U.S. and Canada as soloist and collaborator, and is among the most actively sought-after collaborators in New England. Her collaborative repertoire includes hundreds of sonatas, concert pieces, art songs, arias and orchestral transcriptions.
 Ms. Zingale studied with Edward Auer, Russell Hirshfield, Patricia Lutnes and Leena Kareoja-Crothers, and she has had significant coaching with Vladimir Feltsman. Her collaborative studies have been with George Taylor, Wendy Sharp, Dan Stepner, Oleh Krysa, Jean Barr, and Jody Rowitsch. She has performed in masterclasses with such artists as Boris Berman, Peter Frankl, Claude Frank, Angela Cheng and John Perry, and in collaborative masterclasses with such artists as Graham Johnson, Melvin Chen, and the Lydian String Quartet.

Her recent performance experiences vary from finalist at the Hugo Kauder International Music Competition for Piano and the Sorel Medallion in Collaborative Piano, accompanying entrants to the Naumberg International and Young Concert Artists International competitions, to solo and collaborative performance on the University of Maryland New Music Maryland series, and numerous performances on Neighborhood Music Schools Bach's Lunch, Faculty Fridays and Twilight Tuesdays series. Notable venues for her performances include the Miller Theatre in New York City, Ed Landreth Hall at Texas Christian University, Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music, and Sprague Hall, Woolsey Hall and Battell Chapel at Yale University in New Haven.

Ms. Zingale has performed as soloist and collaborator with the Wallingford Symphony Orchestra, the Hamden Symphony Orchestra, and the Brevard Music Center Festival Orchestra, and with the Brevard Music Center faculty chamber ensemble. Ms. Zingale has given international and local premieres of new works by young composers. She performed on reed organ with the New Haven Oratorio Choir, and on harpsichord with new music ensemble Alarm Will Sound. Ms. Zingale has recorded for Peer Music Classical and the Charles Ives Society, and her performances have been broadcast on Connecticut Public Radio.

Her Suzuki piano teacher training through Book 7 was with Katherine Monsour Barley, Mary Craig Powell, Doris Harrel, Sue Vasquez, and Leena Kareoja-Crothers; most recently, she completed SAA course Revisiting Book 1 with Marina Obukovsky. Her students have won prizes and top ratings in local, state, and regional competitions and festivals. Currently, Ms. Zingale is an adjunct professor of piano and chamber music at the University of Bridgeport, an accompanist at Southern Connecticut State University, accompanist of the New Haven Oratorio Choir, a piano faculty member and staff accompanist at the Neighborhood Music School in New Haven, CT, and a faculty member at the Suzuki Music School of Westport. Previously, she was an instrumental accompanist at Western Connecticut State University, and a choral accompanist at Sacred Heart University. In the summer, she is an accompanist at Ogontz Suzuki Institute and White Mountain Suzuki Institute in New Hampshire.