Pippa Borisy | Piano

Active as both a soloist and chamber musician, pianist Pippa Borisy has been featured on television and radio including WQXR New York, WFMT Chicago and National Public Radio. Ms. Borisy’s numerous chamber concerts include performances at New York City’s Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Trinity Chapel, Goethe House and the U13415404_10206737696709495_7891291078827859532_okrainian Institute; the Israel Philharmonic’s Chamber Music Series at
the Tel Aviv Museum of Art in Israel; the Chicago Cultural Center in Chicago; the Music Festival of the Hamptons directed by Lucas Foss in Long Island; and the America/Israel Cultural Foundation in Washington, D.C.. As part of a duo with her husband, clarinetist Vadim Lando, Ms. Borisy has performed numerous recitals in major cities of the United States, Israel, Denmark, Czechoslovakia and Canada. Recently she has performed and taught as  Guest Artist or Guest Faculty at universities around the country, at Forte Music Fest in Kazakhstan, and at Music Fest Perugia in Italy. Ms. Borisy has also performed three solo concert tours of Italy, and is described by the legendary pianist Byron Janis as “among the most musical people I have known”.

Ms. Borisy received her Bachelor of Music from Oberlin Conservatory and her Master of Music from Yale University. She continued with doctoral studies at SUNY at Stony Brook with Gilbert Kalish. Her principal teachers have been Peter Frankl, Joseph Schwartz, and Byron Janis. Ms. Borisy has been Director of the Great Neck Music Conservatory on Long Island for the past fifteen years.

Oyster Bay Music Festival

Last summer thirty-five talented young musicians ages 11-24 from all over Long Island and New York State gathered here in Oyster Bay to train and perform in engaging, intimate concerts, spreading the excitement of live classical music performance and practicing their craft along the way.

Join us this summer, June 24th to July 2nd, for another exciting musical adventure! Visit our Application page for 2016 audition information.

Read Nicholas Wan's blogs about OBMF 2013!

Read Maxim Lando's blog post from OBMF 2015: a 12 year old perspective.