Grammy nominated Canadian-American pianist Kara Huber is quickly establishing herself as a celebrated member of the new class of concert pianists. Hailed as “absolutely dazzling…in a word, flawless” (New York Concert Review) in her Carnegie Hall debut, Ms. Huber combines the polish and warmth of an old-school soloist with the charisma and flare of the new generation of piano virtuosi.
Ms. Huber has performed across North America, Europe, and Australia, including lauded solo appearances at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Piano Virtuoso Series at the Canadian Opera Company, the Rising Stars Piano Series in Southampton, New York and Steinway Series at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. An in-demand recitalist, Ms. Huber seeks to excite and delight diverse audiences through her creative and engaging programming.
On the orchestral stage, Ms. Huber is becoming increasingly known for her interpretations of classic concerto repertoire. Recent appearances include solos with the York Symphony Orchestra under Denis Mastromonaco and Michael Roháč, the North York Concert Orchestra under Rafael Luz, and a performance conducting and performing with the Canadian Chamber Orchestra.
Ms. Huber has received numerous prizes and awards for her performances, including the Audience Favorite Award in the Cincinnati World Piano Competition. She received training from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and The Glenn Gould School of The Royal Conservatory of Music with John Perry and Leon Fleisher. She is currently a doctoral candidate in piano and conducting at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Awadagin Pratt and Aik Khai Pung.