Pinkas currently serves as Professor of Music at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, and also as pianist-in-residence of the Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth, performing for the local audience each season. Her principal teachers were Russell Sherman, George Sebok, Luise Vosgerchian, Genia Bar-Niv and Rami Bar-Niv (piano), Sergiu Natra (composition), and Robert Koff (chamber music). She explores contemporary music as well as the traditional repertoire. She is a passionate chamber musician, and actively performs with her husband Evan Hirsch as the Hirsch-Pinkas Piano Duo. Pinkas has given concerts and master classes throughout the United States and the world—she has traveled to Europe, Israel, Nigeria and China. She currently resides in Massachusetts. Pinkas has released a number of notable solo and duo recordings.
Her recording of Fauré's Thirteen Nocturnes was named one of the 2002's best CDs by The Boston Globe. American composers Daniel Pinkham and George Rochberg wrote duo piano works for the Hirsch-Pinkas Duo. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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