Inessa Zaretsky is on the Piano Faculty of Mannes College, The New School University.
She is the Director of the Chamber Music Society of the Carolinas in Asheville, North Carolina and is the Artistic co-director of the Phoenix Chamber Music Series in New York City. For the past 8 years, she has been a resident pianist with Craftsbury Chamber Players in Vermont.
Ms. Zaretsky is an award-winning pianist and composer whose performances have taken her around the world while; her music has been performed in England, Norway, Canada, Australia, Italy, Russia and throughout the United States.
She studied piano with Richard Goode and composition with Robert Cuckson at Mannes School of Music in New York City.
She has collaborated with many notable musicians, such as the Miro, Enso, Jasper, and Cassat String Quartets, Kent/Blossom Festival Orchestra, Chamber Music Series of the St. Luke’s Orchestra, musicians of the Boston Symphony, Chicago Symphony and Orpheus Orchestras, members of the Metropolitan Opera and many others.
Muted Gestures Sextet for piano 4 hands and string quartet
Songs for Days to Come, Vol. 2 set to texts of Syrian poets in exile for singer, clarinet, cello, and piano.
Dearest Friend, song Cycle setting letters of Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms
You, The Weather, A Wolf, song cycle set to texts of Laurie Stone for 4 singers and piano 4-hands
Songs for Days to Come, Vol. 1 set to texts of Syrian poets in exile for singer, clarinet, cello, and piano.
The End of Tonight, set to texts of Nathalie Handal, for three female voices, three cellos and piano.