Brian Moll, piano
A sought-after collaborative pianist and coach, Brian Moll maintains an active performance and teaching schedule in addition to his role as Chair of Vocal and Keyboard Studies at the Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Mr. Moll has given recitals in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Bulgaria, France, and throughout the United States, and has performed with singers Barbara Kilduff, Barbara Quintiliani, Sheri Greenawald, Paul Sperry, Kevin Deas, Jesse Blumberg, Mara Bonde,Yeghishe Manucharyan, and Kelly Kaduce. Moll has appeared in such prestigious halls as Vienna’s Mozartsaal, the Haydnsaal at the Esterhazy Castle in Eisenstadt, Austria, Tokyo’s Lilia Hall, and Boston’s Jordan Hall.
Moll has performed as a keyboardist with Boston Baroque, Emmanuel Music, and the Handel & Haydn Society and has served as Assistant Conductor for productions by Boston Lyric Opera, Opera North, and Boston Midsummer Opera. He has appeared at the New Hampshire Music Festival and the Strings in the Mountains Festival in Colorado.
At Longy, Mr. Moll has a private studio of collaborative piano majors and teaches classes in chamber music, vocal repertory, and diction. He travels extensively to give master classes, most recently in Rhode Island, Texas, Oklahoma, California, and further afield in France, Bulgaria and Mexico. He is also on the faculties of the Boston Conservatory, where he is a vocal coach and teaches French vocal repertoire, and the Lied Austria summer program in Graz, Austria.
Moll is a graduate of Hamilton College, the Hochschule für Musik in Vienna, Austria, and the University of Michigan, where he studied accompanying, chamber music, and opera with Martin Katz. While in Vienna, he earned diplomas with distinction in piano and organ and also taught as a Fulbright teaching assistant.