Nina Dante, Piano
Nina Dante is a classical soprano and pianist based in New York City, draws deep artistic satisfaction from the continuous rediscovery of the expressive and technical capabilities of the voice in both contemporary and traditional repertoire.
Dante has performed on concert, festivals and at venues such as National Sawdust, the University of Chicago Presents, the Renaissance Society, the Goethe Insitut, the City of Chicago’s Loops and Variations, the Strasbourg Conservatoire, the Pianoforte Foundation’s Schubertiade, the New Music Miami Festival, Oberlin Conservatory Modern Music Guild series, Experimental Sound Studio, Frequency Series and Festival, the Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporaneo, Visiones Sonores, the Latino Music Festival, Performa, and LAMPO. She led numerous workshops and lectures at institutions including the University of Chicago, Oberlin Conservatory, and UNAM.
She is a founding member of the contemporary chamber music ensemble Fonema Consort. She is a recipient of honors such as a 2015 DCASE grant, a 2012 CAAPS grant and was a 2014 artist-in-residence at the Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts.
Dante graduated magna cum laude from Northwestern University in 2010, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Vocal Performance. From 2008-09, she studied voice and chamber music in Paris at the École normale de musique; and in 2012 she studied and performed at the Darmstadt Courses for New Music.