Pianist, educator, soloist & accompanist, and former “Young Artist” winner, Joshua Sawicki will perform a free concert including works by Brahms, Chopin and more. Seating is limited, so RSVP to save your spot!
Watch Joshua Sawicki perfrom Prokofiev’s “Piano Concerto no. 3 in C major, op.26” with the Lamont Symphony Orchestra on May 14, 2013:
• Johannes Brahms “Piano Sonata no. 1 in C major, op. 1”
• Lubos Fiser “Sonata no. 6 ‘Fras'”
• Frederic Chopin “Etudes, opus 10” Movement Nos. 1 -12
Joshua Sawicki, originally from Hartford, Connecticut, now lives in Denver, Colorado. After studying at the Hartt School of Music’s pre-college division during high school, he went on to study piano at Boston University, the University of South Florida (Tampa), the Royal College of Music (London), the Aspen Music Festival, and most recently, at the Lamont School of Music, where he completed an Artist Diploma with New-York based pianist Steven Mayer. His other major teachers include Rebecca Penneys, Svetozar Ivanov, and John O’Conor.
Recent concerts include solo appearances in Denver, Boulder, Aspen, Tampa, Farmington (Connecticut), Paris (France), Utrecht (Netherlands); competitions in Novi Sad (Serbia), Granada (Spain), and Manhattan; concertos in Tampa and Denver; chamber appearances with Brook Ferguson (Colorado Symphony principal flutist) and Silver Ainomäe (CSO Principal cellist), on Colorado Public Radio, and as orchestral pianist for the Colorado Symphony. He is also a member of the Playground Ensemble – Colorado’s premiere modern music ensemble – which performs extensively around Colorado and other Western states. Recent awards include 1st prizes in the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra concerto competition, the Lamont Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition, the Artist Series of Sarasota piano competition, the Jacques Abrahms Piano Scholarship, the USF Tampa Symphony Orchestra concerto competition, and the Stephen P. Brown concerto competition.
Besides performing, Joshua is an avid teacher. While in Tampa, he taught piano classes at the University of South Florida and at the Patel Conservatory. Now in Denver, he is an adjunct professor of piano at the Community College of Denver, and is the owner and director of Colorado Music Quest, a private music school with over 100 students. Learn more on his website: joshuasawicki.com.