Pianist Alison Thomas performs regularly as a soloist and in chamber music programs in the New York area. She has her masters degree from the Manhattan School of Music and Ph.D. from NYU. Her teachers have included David Milliken, Seymour Bernstein, and Nicole Henriot-Schweitzer.
Ms. Thomas has performed as soloist with the Stephens Symphony, the New Orleans Civic Symphony, and Ecoutez! Chamber Orchestra, and as keyboardist with the New Orleans Philharmonic. She has been invited for repeat appearances on the 92nd Street YÕs Meet the Virtuoso series, the Tenri Cultural Institute Concert Series, the Music at Midday series in New Orleans, and Ateliers Concerts in Paris. She has been a guest recitalist of the Birmingham Chamber Music Society, West Georgia College, Auburn University, Columbia University, and Hunter College, and has appeared in Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, Kaufmann Concert Hall, and the Katonah Village Library. She appeared with the New York University Chamber Music Society in their Merkin Hall series and in concerts broadcast on WQXR.
A member of the 92nd Street Y School of Music faculty since 1998, Ms. Thomas also maintains a private teaching studio. She has written a number of articles about music and other subjects, has edited several books, is the editor of The Leschetizky Association News Bulletin, and runs a small publishing firm, Hudson River Press.