Nina Ferrigno

Piano (February)

Nina Ferrigno, Piano (February)Carolina Chamber Music Festival Nina Ferrigno, pianist, is a collaborative artist at home in a multitude of diverse musical settings. Described by the St. Louis Post Dispatch as “a magnificent pianist,” her playing is said to be, “...always precise with superb accentuation and warmth of feeling...”. Nina is a founding member of the Boston-based Calyx Piano Trio. She has performed with such ensembles as the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony/Pops, and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project. Her festival appearances include Tanglewood, Banff, Norfolk, and the Skaneateles Festival. She has also appeared at the Carolina Chamber Music Festival and Missouri Chamber Music Festival where the Calyx Piano Trio has held residencies.
Ms. Ferrigno is a graduate of New England Conservatory of Music, where she received degrees with distinction. Her principal teachers were Wha Kyung Byun and Randall Hodgkinson. Ms. Ferrigno is committed to bringing classical music to new audiences and expanding the repertoire by working with organizations including the Barlow Foundation to commission and perform new works in a variety of settings. Her chamber music recording of Lansing McLoskey’s “Tinted” was released by Albany Records in 2008 and her 2010 recording of Elliott Schwartz’s “Chamber Concerto III: Another View” for the BMOP Sound label was described as “wonderfully musical” by Fanfare magazine. Along with clarinetist and husband Scott Andrews, Nina is Director of the Missouri Chamber Music Festival in St. Louis, and appears regularly with Chamber Project St. Louis.