MELODY FADER

Pianist Melody Fader enjoys a busy career in New York City as a chamber musician, vocal accompanist, freelance artist, and teacher.  Miss Fader has performed there in venues that include Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall. Internationally, she has appeared in Germany, Belgium, England, Spain, Canada, Israel and at Italy's famed Spoleto Festival.  In 2012, Miss Fader released an album of solo piano music by Frederic Chopin on Centaur Records, currently available for sale and download on iTunes and all other music sites. She is the founder and director of the Melody and Company chamber series, currently in its 3rd season, in which she also performs. She has performed solo piano roles for ballets at the Joyce Theater with Buglisi Dance Theater and the Dance Theatre of Harlem, and has toured as the Dance Theatre of Harlem's company pianist. Miss Fader has been a prizewinner at the Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition and the Aspen Concerto Competition, leading to solo appearances as well as chamber music performances throughout the U.S.   She is also on the piano faculty of the Greenwich House Music School in NYC.  Miss Fader earned her Bachelor of Music from the Eastman School of Music, and Master of Music in Collaborative piano at the Juilliard School, where she studied with Margo Garrett. This is her thirteenth season with New Chamber Ballet. For more information, visit her website at www.melodyfader.com.