Joseph Banowetz

Department:

Keyboard Studies

College:

College of Music

Phone:

(940) 565-3717

Expertise:

Piano pedagogy/performance

Activities:

Wrote a book, The Pianist's Guide to Pedaling, which has been printed in four languages. Was called "a giant among keyboard artists of our time" by Fanfare Record Review. Heard as recitalist and orchestral soloist on five continents, including recent guest appearances with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, the New Zealand Symphony, the Prague Radio Symphony and the Moscow State Symphony. Has recorded 14 CDs, one of which received a German Music Critic's outstanding record of the year award. Holds an artist's diploma from the Vienna State Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, a bachelor's degree in music from Southern Methodist University and a master's degree in music from the University of Missouri at Kansas City.