Alicja Basinska came to North America from Olesnica, Poland, to study piano performance in Montreal and Cleveland. Dr. Basinska is currently a staff accompanist at CIM and Case Western. She also is substitute pianist for the Cleveland Orchestra and the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus. Some of her favorite performances include an appearance on Introductions on Chicago radio station WFMT 98.7 FM with violist Leah Ferguson, and performing with violinist Caroline Goulding on the Martha Stewart Show in January 2007.


  • BM, McGill University in Montreal
  • MM and DMA in collaborative piano, Cleveland Institute of Music

Teaching Experience

Staff Accompanist:

  • Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Oberlin Conservatory of Music