Dr. Natasha Stollmack is a distinguished solo and collaborative pianist from New York. She has performed as a member of many ensembles, including piano duo projects and various chamber groups, and has been heard at prominent venues such as Carnegie Hall, the United Nations Headquarters, the National Academy of the Performing Arts (Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago), the National Opera Center of America, the Steinway Gallery of Long Island, the Staller Center, and the Clarice Smith Performing Center for the Arts.
In addition to her performing career, Dr. Stollmack is an experienced and sought-after pedagogue in the NY area. She teaches private and group lessons, and is also well-versed in large-group instruction, particularly the group piano curriculum which she has taught at both the University of Delaware and the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Stollmack directs an elite private studio (more information here). In 2018, she joined the faculty of the 4th Jiafeng Chen International Music Summer Course in New York. Her professional affiliations include the Steinway and Sons Educational Partnership Program, the Piano Teachers Congress of New York (PTCNY), the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), and the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA). Dr. Stollmack currently serves as the First Vice President and Secretary for the PTCNY, as well as a Co-Chair for their distinguished Honors Program.
She has been the recipient of various awards and scholarships, including the David Leibig Memorial Grant, the Otto Kahn Arts Scholarship by the Friends of Oheka Castle, and was named a "Woman of Promise" at the University of Delaware.
Dr. Stollmack holds her Doctorate of Musical Arts in Piano Performance from Stony Brook University, her Master of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Maryland, College Park, and her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Delaware.