Performing Arts Faculty
Fredericka King is a classical concert pianist and has performed concerts in the United States, Europe, and South America. Venues include Carnegie Recital Hall, National Gallery of Art, and the Millenium Theatre at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. In Boston, she has appeared in recitals at historic Jordan Hall, the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, and the Gardner Museum.
She has been the featured artist on public radio broadcasts, on television, and appeared as a soloist with several New England orchestras. Her discography includes A Born Pianist, Piano Classics for Young Listeners (a three-CD set that she designed and produced), Chamber Music of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor with the Coleridge Ensemble, and Hooray for the Ladies! (works by American women composers). Ms. King has taught for many years in the New England Conservatory of Music Preparatory School and Continuing Education Department.
Office: Walker 911
A Round of Applause...
Recent news highlights from the Department of Performing Arts.
Emily Skeggs '12 nominated for Tony Award
Emily Skeggs was with fellow Emerson alums when she learned that she had been nominated for a Tony Award (Best Featured Actress in a Musical) for her role in Fun Home.
No rehearsal needed: Students win theatre competition
They didn’t go to USITT to compete (in fact, they signed up after the race had begun), but a group of Performing Arts production majors took first place at the 2015 Tech Olympics!
McGorry '08 talks about his two hit TV shows
The Performing Arts alum appears on Orange is the New Black and How to Get Away With Murder.
Grammy nomination for Sanlikol
Mehmet Ali Sanlikol, a well-respected pianist and faculty member in Performing Arts, has been nominated for a Grammy Award for his composition “Vecd."