The Abby Whiteside Foundation
Sophia Rosoff Don't try to make the music beautiful - it is beautiful; just let it out.

You can't think the music when you perform - you've got to allow it to happen.

- Sophia Rosoff

Sophia Rosoff, principal inheritor of Abby Whiteside's legacy and president of the Abby Whiteside Foundation, has inspired a new generation of performers and teachers. Her unwavering commitment to helping pianists reach their greatest artistic potential has earned her the respect and gratitude of musicians around the world. Rosoff's remarkable diagnostic ability and innovative ways of resolving problems have helped many concert artists recover from injuries and return to demanding performance schedules. Primarily a specialist in classical repertoire, Rosoff's gift for helping pianists find their connection to the music has made her a revered and much sought-after teacher among jazz musicians, as well.

Under Rosoff's leadership, the Abby Whiteside Foundation launched an acclaimed concert series at Carnegie Hall, now in its ninth season. Please click here to see this season's performance schedule.