Nicholas Mastripolito (b. 1941)
Nicholas Mastripolito, pianist/composer, has devoted himself to chamber music and vocal accompanying. He has performed at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., the Library at Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, and at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia.
As a chamber artist, Mr. Mastripolito has given recitals with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra. As vocal accompanist, he has worked with many fine singers, including Patrice Munsel and Nancy Williams, both former Metropolitan Opera divas. Mr. Mastripolito is also active as a teacher and coach and holds an M.A. in French Language and Literature. For over two decades he has collaborated with flutist Beverly Pugh in many of her concerts. Two recordings are available with their collaboration: Beverly Pugh in Concert Volume 2 and The Sacred Classics of the Americas.