A native of North Carolina, pianist Allison Freeman is equally established as a soloist and collaborator. She earned her Master’s degree at the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University as a student of Boris Slutsky, and completed her undergraduate studies with Alvin Chow at Oberlin Conservatory.
Allison has performed at the Southeastern Piano Festival, Meadowmount School Of Music, Bowdoin International Music Festival, the Banff Centre, and Beijing International Music Festival. As winner of the Richard R. Deas Concerto Competition, Allison has appeared as soloist with the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra. She was also named a winner of the Oberlin Concerto Competition, and appeared as soloist with the Oberlin Orchestra. While at Oberlin, Allison was a recipient of the Rudolf Serkin Prize, the Faustina Hurlbutt Prize, and the Pi Kappa Lambda Prize.
Allison served as a graduate assistant at Peabody in accompanying, with a focus on string repertoire. She has served as a collaborative pianist for the Castleman Quartet Program and the Heifetz International Music Institute, and currently works as a collaborative pianist at the Peabody Conservatory. Allison also serves as Artistic Director of the Stretto Chamber Music Series, a newly launched concert series in the Baltimore area.