American pianist Nicholas Dold has enjoyed an active career performing across the United States as both a solo and collaborative musician. He has been a featured artist for Minnesota Public Radio's "Performance Today", Indiana Public Radio, the Duxbury Music Festival, the Orchestral Institute of Napa Valley, Chamber Music Silicon Valley, the Santa Cruz Baroque Festival, Opera San Jose, the Ladies Musical Club of Seattle, and the University of Alaska - Fairbanks.
Equally committed as an educator, he is a recognized Nationally Certified Teacher of Music (NCTM) by the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA). He was appointed to the Keyboard Faculty at William Jewell College (Liberty, MO) in 2022 and prior to that, served on the Collaborative Piano Faculty and Staff at Santa Clara University and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. His work in the area of developing chamber music and collaborative training curriculums for pre-college musicians continues to be his major ongoing pedagogical endeavor as the founder and director of the Kansas City Young Chamber Musicians.
He regularly adjudicates and presents at both the state and local levels, most recently for the Music Teachers Association of California (MTAC), California Association of Professional Music Teachers (CAPMT), the Washington State Music Teachers Association (WSMTA), and the Kansas Music Teachers Association (KMTA).
He received his graduate and undergraduate degrees at Indiana University, where he studied piano performance with Reiko Shigeoka-Neriki, chamber music with Yael Weiss, and collaborative piano with Chih-Yi Chen.