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John Boyajy – June 7, 2013

Ann Callaway Recent RunesDebussy Lisle joyeuseChopin Ballade in F major, Ballade in F minorBach Italian ConcertoJohn Boyajy received Bachelors and Masters degrees from the Juilliard School of Music, where he studied with Rosina Lhévinne and Mieczyslaw Münz. He has appeared at Avery Fischer Hall in Lincoln Center; many college campuses; the Concerts Grand and Dance Palace piano series in Marin County; and Old First Concerts and the Victorian Englander House in San Francisco. He has appeared as guest soloist in Beethovens Fourth Piano Concerto and Choral Fantasy with the Bay Area Classical Harmonies Orchestra and Chorus under Andrew Chung. John has served as a judge at many competitions, including the United States Open Music Competition. Greatly appreciated by singers for his work as a collaborative pianist, he accompanies the choir at All Saints Lutheran Church in Novato; directs Queens Court, a chamber chorus of young women; and teaches piano and coaches vocalists at his San Marin studio. He serves on the Board of Directors of LIEDER ALIVE!, a San Francisco-based organization that invigorates the teaching of German lieder.

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