Elise Auerbach


Elise Auerbach’s wide-ranging interests and expertise span the spectrum of the collaborative pianist.

Ms. Auerbach has appeared with singers and instrumentalists in such venues as Weill Recital Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Alys Stevens Performing Arts Center, and the Kimmel Center.  Other performance highlights include orchestral appearances with the Delaware and Temple University Symphonies, live broadcasts on Cincinnati Public Radio WGUC, premieres of new works for keyboard, and numerous recitals throughout the region. She has participated in and performed at festivals in Japan, Italy, Canada, and the United States, and toured twice in Germany as part of the Ribbeck/Auerbach violin and piano duo.

Ms. Auerbach frequently serves as music director and pianist for productions by local opera companies, and has been on staff for the Russian Opera Workshop.  She is Principal Pianist for the Princeton Symphony Orchestra and Symphony in C, and has been a member of the coaching staff at Temple University’s Boyer College of Music and Dance for fifteen years.  A devoted chamber musician, she is a founding member of Philalea, a Philadelphia-based chamber ensemble.  She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Temple University and a Master of Music from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.