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December 10, 2020 129 min

Coffee Without Milk: The E&FA podcast #12 feat. Naomi Niskala


Join celebrated and highly accomplished EFA guest pianist Naomi Niskala as we listen to and discuss the extraordinary and varied works in her repertoire. The conversation focuses on the published and discovered music of 20th Century composer Robert Helps as well as Naomi's process for rehearsing and presenting new works. Teaching and performing are paramount abilities of the modern pianist, and Naomi describes her philosophy and discipline before and during the pandemic crisis.


"Born to Japanese/Finnish-American parents, Niskala began studying piano at the age of three. She was raised in Rochester, New York and later in Tokyo, Japan. Niskala holds degrees from the Yale School of Music, the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and the New England Conservatory of Music, and also attended Tufts University. She received her Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in Piano Performance with Gilbert Kalish at Stony Brook, and an Artist Diploma with Claude Frank at Yale." (


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