Heather W. Reichgott
Heather W. Reichgott is a pianist located in western Massachusetts. She works as an accompanist, church musician, teacher and performer. Initially trained in the Suzuki method, Heather went on to study with several exceptional teachers including Peter Takacs at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and Alissa Leiser in Amherst, MA. Awards include the Award for Excellence in Concerto Performance at the Seattle Young Artists Music Festival, selected by Seymour Bernstein. Heather plays music from the Baroque through the present day and especially enjoys Haydn, Mozart, ballet music, piano/orchestra repertoire and new music.
Heather serves as church musician at Memorial Baptist Church in Hartford, CT. She is a dance accompanist for Amherst Ballet School and for the Five College Dance Department serving Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, the University of Massachusetts, Amherst College and Hampshire College. In 2011 Heather released a CD of ballet class music, "A Musical Feast for Ballet Class," available on cdbaby.com. Her 2014 CD "Preludes, Problems & Prayers" features pieces written between 1983 and 2013, by well-known and emerging composers. It is available on cdbaby.com, iTunes and amazon.com.