Eileen Buck has performed as a recitalist, chamber musician, and concerto soloist in the United States, Canada, and Denmark. She has won several competitions, including taking First Prize at the Josef Hofmann Piano Competition in 1996. Ms. Buck has performed at Weill Hall, Merkin Hall, and the Symphony Space in New York City; Hertz Hall in Berkeley, California; the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco; Meyerson Hall in Dallas; and I Pro Musica Salen in Denmark. She has appeared as soloist with the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra, Etherridge Chamber Orchestra, Collegium Westchester Orchestra, and the Mannes Orchestra. Ms. Buck is a frequent chamber music collaborator with other instrumentalists, including cellist Wendy Warner, with whom she recorded Paul Hindemith’s complete works for cello and piano for Bridge Records, to universally high critical acclaim
Ms. Buck received her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the Curtis Institute and Mannes College of Music, where her teachers were Eleanor and Vladmir Sokoloff and Edward Aldwell, respectively. She also studied with Carl Schachter at the City University of New York Graduate Center. Ms. Buck has taught chamber music at Queens College and piano at Vassar. Currently, she serves on the faculty of Mannes College The New School for Music Preparatory Division and the Hoff-Barthelson Music School, teaching piano and chamber music.