Pianist Maggie Hinchliffe is passionate about storytelling through music. 

As a song pianist, Maggie has performed in festivals including the Aspen Music 

Festival and School, the American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS), Songfest,

and Source Song Festival. She has performed in master classes for Julius Drake,

Graham Johnson, Martin Katz, Alan Smith, and others. In 2021, Maggie will join

Classical Singing and New York as a Howard Olion Memorial Scholar. 

As a rehearsal pianist for operatic and musical productions, Maggie has played
Puccini's La Bohème with Boulder Opera Company, 
Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro 
with the Vanderbilt Opera Theater, Gluck's Orfeo ed 
Euridice with the Eastman
Opera Theater, among others. In 2021, she will join 
the Hawaii Performing Arts

Festival as a Professional Fellow and Principal Pianist for Rodgers & Hammerstein's 


In the world of new music, Maggie has played for composers including Edie Hill, 

Libby Larsen, and John Musto. She also enjoys the intersection of words and

music in original poetry writing, which has been set by composers for musical


Maggie graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Music in Piano

Performance and Pedagogy from the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University,

where she studied with Amy Dorfman and was awarded the Michaelson Collaborative

Arts Award and the Achievement in Teaching Award for Piano Pedagogy. She received her Master of Music in Collaborative Piano from the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester, having studied with Jean Barr, held graduate assistantships in Studio Accompanying and Opera Accompanying, as well as the Ruth and Arno Drucker Scholarship and the Jean Barr Scholarship Awards.

Currently based in Boulder, Colorado, Maggie enjoys teaching a private piano studio, freelancing, writing, and hiking.