Cameron Grant, Piano

Cameron Grant joined the New York City Ballet in 1984, became a Solo Pianist there 2 years later, and was appointed pianist of the NYCB Orchestra in 1998. He has performed all the major _ piano ballets_  of the company such as the Goldberg Variations and Dances at a Gathering of Jerome Robbins, Davidsbundlertanze of George Balanchine, and Waltz Project of Peter Martins as well as virtually all the piano concerti of the repertory including those of Tchaikovsky, Ravel, Hindemith, Beethoven, Stravinsky, Prokofiev and Shostakovich. Mr. Grant has been the soloist in premieres of ballets by Richard Tanner, Robert La Fosse and Christopher Wheeldon, and toured as a featured performer with the company on trips to Paris, Edinburgh, Athens, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Italy, Russia and Denmark. In 2004, he appeared in the Emmy Award-winning _ Live from Lincoln Center_  broadcast of New York City Ballet, as well as being invited (along with 3 other members of NYCB), to perform at the Kennedy Center Honors before the President.

Mr. Grant has performed extensively outside the ballet as well. He was pianist of the Leonardo Trio for 15 years, recording a CD and appearing across the United States and in Europe. As a member of the Grant-Winn duo-piano team, he was a prize winner at the Munich Competition and performed 200 concerts in the US, Canada, and Germany. As a soloist, he toured Japan and the Middle East, and made his New York debut at Town Hall. He has recorded for Orion (with Joel Krosnick), CRI, CBS, XLNT, Koch International and 4-Tay. He has recorded 5 CDs with violinist Zina Schiff.