Erica Guo

Chinese-born pianist Erica Xiaoyan Guo is praised by San Francisco Classical Voice, as “a marvelously flexible touch, the kind of playing that makes you want to hear more…” She has spent over a decade performing internationally as a solo pianist, collaborative pianist, and chamber musician. She has performed at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Nymphenburg Palace, Temppeliaukion kirkko, Musiikkitalo, and among others. 

In 2021 she was an apprentice coach at the prestigious Merola Opera Program where she performed in a recital titled What the Heart Desires, as well as in Merola’s award-winning film, Back Home: Through the Stage Door, directed by David Paul.  She also made her Schwabacher recital debut, and has been serving on the music staff at the Santa Fe Opera since 2022. Ms. Guo is also an alumnus of the Aspen Music Festival and School and the Pittsburgh Festival Opera. 

Ms. Guo receives her training from the Manhattan School of Music, Hochschule für Musik und Theater München, and the New England Conservatory of Music. She is currently pursuing her doctorate degree at the University of Maryland. Her teachers include Rita Sloan, Kathleen Kelly, Cameron Stowe, Jonathan Feldman, Antti Siirala, and Solomon Mikowsky. 

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