Please join us for a FREE concert featuring pianist Adam Piotr Żukiewicz at Schmitt Music Denver on Saturday, February 9 at 7:00PM.
Mr. Żukiewicz is the Assistant Piano Professor at the University of Northern Colorado. At this event he’ll be performing works by F. Chopin, J.S. Bach, and Jacobus Kloppers – click here to view the full program. Seating is limited, so please let us know if you plan to attend.
Watch Mr. Żukiewicz perform “Nocturne in C minor Op. 48, No. 1” by Fryderyk Chopin:
Adam Piotr Żukiewicz
A native of Poland, Adam Piotr Żukiewicz is an award-winning, internationally acclaimed pianist who has performed across Europe, United States, Canada, Japan, Brazil, Hong Kong, and Macau. He has appeared on TV in Poland and Canada, and his performances were broadcast in USA, Canada, Italy, Slovenia, and Poland. Mr. Żukiewicz’s performances consistently receive critical acclaim, while creative programming and interpretations continue to engage and inspire audiences around the world.
As an active soloist and chamber musician, Adam Piotr Żukiewicz performs internationally with renowned instrumentalists and vocalists in USA, Canada, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Hong Kong, and Poland. Highlights of recent performances include recitals at the Royal Lazienki Theatre in Warsaw, and Chicago Cultural Center (Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series), concerts with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Sinfonietta, Toronto Concert Orchestra, and Celebrity Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Żukiewicz has performed in some of the most important concert venues, including Carnegie Hall in New York City, Kennedy Center (Terrace Theatre) in Washington DC, Palau de la Musica Catalana in Barcelona, Residenztheater in Munich, Goldensaal at the Musikverein in Vienna, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, KKL Luzern, and many others. As an avid performer of new music, Mr. Żukiewicz regularly presents modern works and premieres new compositions: most recently Krystian Kiełb’s Obrazy (Paintings) (2018), Oscar Peterson’s Goodbye Old Friend (arr. Don Thompson/Adam Piotr Żukiewicz), and John Beckwith’s Follow me (2013) with clarinetist Peter Stoll (released on an album Calling by the Centrediscs label).
Mr. Żukiewicz’s musical activities led to a recording of a debut album The Beginnings, celebrating Ludwig van Beethoven, Fryderyk Chopin, Oscar Peterson, and promoting music and cultural heritage of the modern masters Krystian Kiełb (Poland) and Jacobus Kloppers (South Africa/Canada). The Beginnings was released by the DUX label in the autumn of 2018.
Adam Piotr Żukiewicz holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Toronto and Masters of Music degree from Indiana University. He has also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London, UK, and was a music scholar at the United World College of the Adriatic in Duino, Italy.
Mr. Żukiewicz is an Assistant Professor of Piano at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colorado, where he currently resides. He is also a Resident Faculty Pianist at the International Music Festival of the Adriatic in Duino, Italy. In recognition of his teaching, he received the 2017 Steinway & Sons Top Teacher Award, and was an adjudicator of the 2018 Steinway Piano Competition. For more information, please visit adamzukiewicz.com.