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Nina Gamble Kennedy

Nina Gamble Kennedy From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Nina Kennedy Nina Gamble Kennedy  (born 1960) is an American classical pianist, orchestral conductor, filmmaker, and writer. She is the daughter of  Matthew Washington Kennedy , concert pianist and director of the  Fisk Jubilee Singers  from 1957 to 1986; and  Anne Gamble Kennedy , also a concert pianist and piano accompanist for the  Fisk Jubilee Singers . Both of her parents served as members of the piano faculty at  Fisk University . Contents 1 Early life 2 Career 3 Critical reception 4 Recordings 5 Writings 6 Films 7 References Early life Born in  Nashville, Tennessee , Kennedy received her first musical instruction from her parents. She was enrolled in formal piano classes at the  Blair Academy of Music  in 1968, first with William Higgs, and later with Enid Katahn who would be her primary piano teacher until 1978. She was presented in her first complete piano recital at nine yea