Fredericka King, pianist, made her debut at Carnegie Recital Hall and
has performed in the United States, Europe and South America.
Recitals have been presented at historic Jordan Hall, the Fogg Art
Museum at Harvard University, the Gardner Museum, and in concert
as soloist with several New England orchestras. She was the featured
artist on television and public radio stations such as WGBH in Boston,
WVPR in Vermont, and WGMS in the Washington, D.C. area.
As soloist and collaborative artist, Fredericka has performed at Grace
Cathedral in San Francisco, the National Gallery of Art, and the
Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. She
appeared in numerous programs as soloist and accompanist with the
National Spiritual Ensemble, touring throughout the United States, and
was a founding member La Femme, La Femme, a group dedicated to the
performance of chamber and solo works by women composers
In 2017 Fredericka performed as soloist and with a piano trio at the
Interharmony Festival in Acqui Terme, Italy. Most recently she
performed in recital at the Eagle Hill Institute in Steuben, Maine.
Ms. King’s recitals feature works of Classical composers and highlight
the works of women, American, and African-American composers, as
on her CD A Born Pianist.
Additional recordings include one of solo and vocal works by
American women titled Hooray for the Ladies! with the group American
Classics and a CD of chamber music by the African-English composer
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor with the Coleridge Ensemble. She also
designed, recorded, and produced the 3 CD set Piano Classics for Young
Fredericka has studied with Maria Donska, Katja Andy, Maria Clodes,
Dr. Harold Martina, Jose Feghali, and performed in Master classes with
Stanislav Oudenitch, Yoheved Kaplinsky, John Owings, Eric
Tawastjerna, and Barry Douglas.
Her academic background includes degrees from Boston Conservatory
and New England Conservatory, and doctoral studies at Boston
University. She studied at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria and was
awarded a Teaching Diploma by the Royal College of Music in London,
England, and also
Ms. King is Senior Music Historian-in-Residence at Emerson College
and a member of the piano faculty at New England Conservatory of
Music Preparatory School. For the Conservatory’s Continuing
Education Department, she teaches an adult piano class and a History
of Western Music course. Ms. King also maintains a private piano