A graduate of the Juilliard School, the British pianist Nicola Eimer has performed as a soloist and chamber musician across Europe, America and Asia
She was a prize winner at the Dudley, John Lill and the Royal Overseas League competitions, and was also a featured performer on the Tillett Trust Young Artists Platform, leading to recitals and concerto performances across the UK.
Nicola has performed at St. Martin-in-the Fields, St John's Smith Square, the Barbican and Wigmore Hall, and has played at the Purcell Room for the Kirckman Concert Society and the Park Lane Group. She has made regular appearances for the London Chopin Society featuring in several of their Wigmore Hall gala concerts.
As a chamber musician, Nicola was a founding member of the Eimer Piano Trio, with whom she performed for over ten years. She now regularly collaborates with other musicians such as Johan Dalene, Fenella Humphreys, Christoph Richter and Gemma Rosefield.
As an accompanist Nicola has worked as a regular class pianist for the IMS masterclasses in Prussia Cove, and has taken part in their annual Open Chamber Music sessions. She has also been an official accompanist for various competitions including the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition and the Menuhin International Violin Competition.
Beginning her studies in London with Danielle Salamon, Nicola was awarded a scholarship to study with Christopher Elton at the Academy where she won many of the piano and chamber music prizes and received generous support from the Countess of Munster Musical Trust and the Delphine de Martelly Trust. She later won a Fulbright Scholarship to study on the Master's programme at the Juilliard School in New York with Joseph Kalichstein.
Nicola is an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music, where she teaches piano accompaniment and chamber music, as well as being the specialist piano tutor on the Academy’s LRAM course. Nicola is also Head of Keyboard at Highgate School.