School of Music

Kevin Nitsch

Contact Information

Kevin R. Nitsch

Kevin R. Nitsch

Staff Collaborative Pianist in School of Music
Arts Center 85


Kevin Nitsch is a pianist, collaborator and teacher in the Rochester area. Kevin performs regularly with Rochester Oratorio Society, Finger Lakes Opera, Lyric Opera and Madrigalia.

Kevin holds a BM in Piano Performance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music, and a MM and a DMA in Performance and Literature in Piano Performance from the Eastman School of Music.

Kevin has completed Yoga Teacher Training at Open Sky Yoga in Rochester and teaches yoga at Nazareth College and the Clover Center for Arts and Spirituality. He finds pianobenchasana to be his favorite pose. Kevin lives in Penfield with his wife, Brenda and enjoys hiking, biking and kayaking.

Departmental Responsibilities

  • Applied Piano
  • Music Theory
  • Aural Skills
  • Collaborative Pianist 


  • Eastman School of Music, MM and DMA
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City, BM