Eneida Larti, D.M.A.
Assistant Professor of Piano
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4015
Moscow, ID 83844-4015
- D.M.A. Piano, University of Colorado
- M.M. Performance, Indiana University
Eneida Larti enjoys an exciting career as a performer, educator, and chamber musician. She is currently an assistant professor of piano at the University of Idaho and has previously taught at University of Colorado - Boulder, and Ouachita Baptist University.
Larti has earned prizes in numerous competitions and has performed throughout the United States, Turkey, Albania, Switzerland, France, and more recently, in Thailand. As a chamber musician, she performs with the Hammers & Reeds piano trio, which brings new works to audiences throughout the Northwest. Recent concerts have featured the world premiere of the Quintet for Piano and Winds by Nansi Carroll and Refractions by Dylan Champagne, as well as a program of piano and cello works by women composers. Currently, Dr. Larti is recording works for oboe and piano by composers of the Balkan region. She has worked with cellist Ralph Kirschbaum, Anne Epperson, and the world-renowned Takács Quartet.
Larti is invited regularly to present at the National Center for Keyboard Pedagogy (NCKP) and for Pedagogy Saturday at the MTNA National conventions. More recently, she presented a lecture recital at the 2023 NCKP: The Piano Conference on English composer Dame Ethel Mary Smyth and her Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 5. In demand as an adjudicator, she has served on juries in Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Hawaii, Indiana, Idaho, Missouri, Texas, and Washington state.
Larti's students have earned prizes at the MTNA state competitions in Idaho and Colorado, have presented at the MTNA national conference every year, and have worked with esteemed pianists and pedagogues such as Martin Katz, Anne Epperson, Anne-Marie McDermott, and more.
Larti completed her doctoral studies at the University of Colorado under the guidance of Dr. Andrew Cooperstock, her master of music in performance with Dr. Karen Shaw at Indiana University, and the undergraduate studies with professor Ernestine Scott at Oklahoma City University. A community-minded entrepreneur, Larti is co-founder of AIMCreate, a non-profit organization that provides educational opportunities and funding for underprivileged students who wish to pursue music.