Aspen Music Festival And School

Rita SloanBack To Artist-Faculty

Instrumental Focus

  • piano

Programs Taught

  • Collaborative Piano

Rita Sloan is acknowledged internationally as a leading teacher of piano, collaborative piano, and chamber music. In 1999, she was appointed a piano faculty member and director of the collaborative piano program at the University of Maryland. As an artist-faculty member at the Aspen Music Festival and School, Ms. Sloan founded their collaborative piano program. Teaching residencies and master class presentations have included Tainan National University of the Arts and National Normal University in Taiwan; China Conservatory in Beijing; leading universities in Seoul; London’s Royal College of Music; and American universities and conservatories, including numerous visits to The Juilliard School in New York. Ms. Sloan has performed with orchestra, in recital, and in chamber music throughout the U.S., Europe, South America, and Japan. She has been a guest in many chamber music venues and has performed with many of today’s leading musicians. Born in Russia to Polish parents, Ms. Sloan graduated from The Juilliard School.

Robert Spano, Music Director

Alan Fletcher, President and CEO