MORIAH FEINER TRENK

Phone: 914-255-4632

Email: moriahtrenk@gmail.com

 

Education:

2015 - 2017 Studies Collaborative Piano with Cameron Stowe and Jonathan Feldman at New England Conservatory

2011 - 2015 Piano studies with Seymour Bernstein at NYU Steinhardt School

2013 - 2015 Studied song repertoire with Grant Wenaus at NYU Steinhardt School

Previous studies: Paul Ostrovsky, Professor at SUNY Purchase,

Sara Davis Buechner, Professor at UBC Vancouver, formerly at MSM

 

Competitions/Awards:

2018 Winner - Rising Star Award, The Enchanted Evening Concert Series at The Villages, Florida

2012 - Winner- Queensborough Community College “NYC’s Rising Stars”

2011 - Prize Winner, Hudson Valley Music Club, Dobbs Ferry NY

2011 - Volunteer Service Award - piano concerts at Fountains Rivervue,Tuckahoe, NY

2011 - 2014  Scholarship at Steinhardt School, NYU piano performance

2010   Merit scholarship,  International Keyboard Institute and Festival, Mannes

2010 - Runner up winner -  Westfield Symphony Concerto Competition

2009 - 2nd Prize winner -  New York University, The Art of Solo & Collaborative Piano

2009 - Top Prize Winner - Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra Concerto Competition

2008 - Honorable mention - Connecticut International Young Artist Competition

2008 - First prize -- Wagner College of Music Young Musicians Competition

2006 - First Prize winner - YWCA and the Korea Daily News Piano Competition

2006 - Honorable mention - International Concert Alliance Piano Competition

 

Work

Current - Full time pianist at Boston Ballet School

Current - Staff Accompanist at Boston Conservatory at Berklee

2015- 2017,  Recipient of the Community Performances and Partnerships Fellowship at New England Conservatory

2015- 2017,  Accompanist at New England Conservatory Preparatory School

Spring 2014- 2015 Accompanist for chorus and band rehearsals and performances at P.S./I.S. 217 at Roosevelt Island

2014 - 2016 Accompanist for choral rehearsals and performances at Education Through Music

2014 - 2015 Accompanist for musical theatre classes at Next Step Broadway

May 2014- Performance with the New York Chamber Players in concert at Merkin Hall

April 2014- Played synthesizer for an NYU College of Arts and Science Theater production of Jason Robert Brown’s Songs for a New World

2013- Accompanied vocalists at Sunningdale Country Club for 100th anniversary celebration

2012-2013- Accompanist for NYU Tisch New Theatre productions of “West Side Story”

2012-2015- Selected as a pianist for the NYU vocal accompanist roster

2012-2015- Page Turner at The Chamber Music Society at Lincoln Center

2012 - Volunteer for APAP NYC conference

2011-2015 - Accompanist for NYU Children’s Chorus

Spring 2012 - Accompanist for NYU Men’s Glee Club

2011-2013 - Hoff Barthelson Music School - piano teaching assistant and accompanist in summer program

2010-2013 - Background piano music for Scarsdale Friends of Music and Arts events

 

Concerts:

2018 Solo Recital at Savannah Concert Hall at The Villages, Florida. Performed for over 850 people.

2018 Guest Pianist at the Staatliche Ballettschule Berlin, Berlin State Ballet

2015- Current - Recitals throughout Boston with various instrumentalists and vocalists

Summer 2016 - Chamber Music Recitals in Manchester Music Festival series

July - August 2015 Chamber Music Recitals at venues throughout Virginia and West Virginia, including The Green Bank Observatory, and Garth Newel Music Center

May 2015 - Recital at Beethoven Pianos with violinist Amos Fayette

April 2015 - Performance of Messiaen's  Thème et variations with violinist Sara Dudley at Hunter College

April 2014 - Solo Recital at the Provincetown Playhouse

May 2013 - Performance at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center as winner of "NYC's RIsing Stars" 

2012-2013- Performances in NYU showcase, “Tutte le Corde: Piano Music after 1950”

2011-Performed the Adagio of Saint Saens Symphony No. 3 with the NYU Symphony Orchestra

2011-2013 - Background piano music at Lotos Club parties/events  NYC including party for Alan Gilbert & NY Philharmonic

2010 - Concerto performances Scarsdale High School Orchestra piano/Harpsichord

2010 - Solo performances -Friends of Music and the Arts,  Scarsdale Schools

2010 - The Steinhardt at Saklad Series, Winners concert

2010 - Steinway Concert Hall, NYU Summer program

2009 - Mendelssohn G minor Piano Concerto with Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra

2008 – Masterclass with Vladimir Feltsman PianoSummer Program, SUNY New Paltz

2008 - Wagner College of Music, Staten Island, NY  Solo performance

2007 - Selected to perform in chamber music master class at Hoff Barthelson with Carter Brey

2006 - NY Music Competition performance at Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie

2003 - Germaine Pinault Certificate of Excellence Prize, Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie

 

Summer music programs:

2017 - Full Scholarship to attend the National Music Festival at Washington College

2016 - Full Scholarship to attend Manchester Music Festival's Young Artist Program

2015 - Full Scholarship to attend Garth Newel Emerging Artists Fellowship Program

2010 Mannes College of Music International Keyboard Institute and Festival

2009, NYU, The Art of Solo and Collaborative Piano

2008, SUNY at New Paltz, PianoSummer program

 

Community Involvement

Current - Pianist with Eureka Ensemble, a Boston based ensemble dedicated to using classical music as a platform for social change. Volunteer accompanist for The Woman’s Chorus.

Current - Pianist with Boston's Volunteer Musicians for the Arts, Inc.

2015-2017 Recipient of New England Conservatory's Community Performances and Partnerships Fellowship

2008-2012 Semi monthly piano concerts - The Fountains at Rivervue, Tuckahoe

2010    Intern, Office of the Greenburgh Town Supervisor - organized Battle Of The Bands Concert on East Hartsdale Avenue, Hartsdale, NY  to raise funds for AFYA, an organization that provides medical assistance to the victims of the Haitian earthquake.

2010    Community Service Special Recognition Award in recognition of leadership in organizing fundraiser from Town of Greenburgh