Pianist Brock Tjosvold is Visiting Assistant Professor of Vocal Coaching & Accompanying at the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, where he is music director and vocal coach of the opera ensemble. Brock is also working towards a Doctorate of Musical Arts at the Eastman School of Music in collaborative piano, with minors in solo piano and sacred music, studying with Dr. Andrew Harley. At Eastman, Brock won the 1st prize in the 2021 Jessie Kneisel Lieder Competition and was awarded the 2020 Excellence in Accompanying Award. He has been a fellow at the Aspen Music Festival, Music Academy of the West, and the National Repertory Orchestra. He has performed all over the nation, including a performance at Carnegie Hall. Brock regularly plays as the collaborative pianist for the Donald Runnicles Musical Arts Scholarship at the Grand Teton Music Festival. Additionally, he has performed regularly as a chamber and orchestral musician with the Albany Symphony Orchestra and the New World Symphony, and has been a young artist with Finger Lakes Opera. Currently, He holds a performer’s diploma from Indiana University, a masters degree from the University of Michigan, and a bachelors degree from the University of Wyoming.