Dr. AIMEE FINCHER serves as Assistant Professor of Practice in collaborative piano at Northern Arizona University, where she is delighted to be part of a vibrant piano-area team. At NAU, she performs with students and faculty, facilitates collaborative piano assignments, coaches chamber music, and co-teaches piano ensemble. Prior to her work at NAU, Aimee worked at Oakwood University and the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
An experienced chamber musician, collaborator, and large ensemble pianist, she is comfortable performing wide-ranging styles and genres. Orchestral performances have included premieres by William Price and Amir Zaheri, Credo in US by John Cage, and Absolute Jest by John Adams.
Together with violinist Hannah Leland, Dr. Fincher released Duo Odéon’s album, Specter, on the Sono Luminus label, featuring premiere recordings of unpublished manuscripts by the composer George Antheil and the violinist Werner Gebauer. She can also be heard on Summit records’ album, Table for Three at Chez Janou, in collaboration with Arizona State University brass professor John Ericson and professor emeritus Douglas Yeo.
Dr. Fincher earned her doctorate in collaborative piano at Arizona State University, and performance and pedagogy degrees from the University of Alabama and the University of South Carolina, where her professors included Andrew Campbell, Russell Ryan, and Scott Price.