Pianist, Annie Stankovic, enjoys a varied and exciting career as a chamber musician, recitalist, and coach.
Stankovic has worked as a coach and pianist with Opera Philadelphia, Opera Carolina, Fort Worth Opera, North Carolina Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Stony Brook Opera, the Occasional Opera Company, Aspen Opera Theater Center and the Merola Opera Program. She has an affinity for complex and contemporary operas, and actively seeks to feature the works of living composers within Wingate Universityâ€™s opera program. Her work with her colleagues has been broadcast on WRTI Philadelphia Public Radio. In 2019, she took part in the premiere recording of Phillip Glassâ€™s The Fall of the House of Usher with Wolf Trap Opera.
Stankovic has performed with the Stony Brook Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, the Providence Chamber Music Series, and the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra as orchestral pianist. She also acted as resident pianist for the Charlotte Symphony Choruses for over five years. She is currently working on launching a new program for young collaborative pianists in tandem with the Berkshires High Peaks Festival.
Hailing from Seattle, Washington, Stankovic received her Bachelor of Music degree from Western Washington University, and continued on to earn a Master of Music and Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from Stony Brook University. She is grateful for the additional training she received as an Emerging Artist at Mimir Chamber Music Festival, Marrowstone Music, and Icicle Creek Winter Piano Festival. Her principal teachers were Jeffrey Gilliam and Christina Dahl. Stankovic is the Assistant Professor of Collaborative Piano at Wingate University.