Marijo Newman, Pianist
As official accompanist for the Cecilia Chorus of New York, Ms. Newman has the pleasure of serving as pianist, assistant conductor and continuo player for the chorus on its musical journeys from Bach to the newest contemporary music.
In addition, Ms. Newman has served as assistant conductor for The New York City Opera where she prepared both traditional and contemporary repertoire and participated for nine seasons in the VOX Festival of Contemporary Opera.
Recent engagements include Opera New Jersey, American Composers Alliance, The Flexible Orchestra, Bar Harbor Music Festival, pianist for the American final of the Elizabeth Connell competition-Joan Sutherland foundation held at the Metropolitan Opera, NYLyric Opera Theater Summer Workshop faculty.
As a collaborative pianist, she has appeared on distinguished stages in and outside New York including Merkin Concert Hall, Town Hall, Alice Tully Hall and the Tilles Center.
Her coaching clients sing at The Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, and many American regional companies.
She has taught for the NYCO education department, served on the faculty of both Manhattanville College, and Mannes the New School for Music. Ms. Newman holds degrees from The Mannes College of Music and The City University of New York.