Yevgeny Morozov

Piano
 
Studied under
Susan Starr (USA, Mason Gross School of the Arts)
Jacob Lateiner (USA, Mannes College Of Music)
Boris Berman (USA, Yale School of Music)
Philip Jenkins (U.K., Royal Conservatoire of Scotland)
 
Masterclasses with John Lill (U.K.), John O'Conor (Ireland), Claude Frank (USA), Peter Frankl (USA), Robert Levin(USA),  John Perry(USA),  Eugene Injic (USA/France), Boris Berezovsky (Russia), Arie Vardi (Israel).
 
Biography
An active performer, award-winning classical pianist Yevgeny Morozov has appeared in solo and chamber music recitals in many major cities of the U.S. and Europe, performing on such notable stages as NYC's Carnegie Hall, Kimmel Center Concert Hall in Philadelphia; Holley Hall at the Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center in Florida; National Concert Hall in Dublin; Slovak Philharmonic Hall in Bratislava; Fatra Palace of Arts in Žilina (Slovakia); National Opera of Ukraine in Kiev; Sprague Memorial Hall at Yale University; Pease Auditorium at Eastern Michigan University; Philadelphia Biblical University, and Rider University in Princeton. 
 
Yevgeny Morozov was featured to perform at numerous music festivals and concert series, among them the Middle European Festival of Concert Art (Slovakia); Prokofiev's Music Festival in Moscow; Sarasota Music Festival in Florida; Tuba Bach Chamber Music Festival in Michigan; International Keyboard Institute & Festival in New York City; Mannes Festivals "La Belle Époque" and "The Birth Of Romanticism"; "Around The World With Mason Gross Musicians" in NYC; Ferris State University Festival of the Arts (Michigan). 
 
Yevgeny has frequently appeared as a piano soloist with orchestra, performing with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (Glasgow, UK), Royal Scottish Academy Symphony Orchestra (Glasgow, UK), National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra (Bratislava, Slovakia), Odessa National Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra (Ukraine), and Rutgers University Symphony Orchestra. His performances were broadcasted live on WQXR - New York's Classical Music Radio Station;  the Slovak Radio in Žilina; Slovak TV in Bratislava;  Ukrainian State Television Company in Kharkov; Ukrainian National TV Company in Kiev.
 
He has collaborated with such distinguished artists as Arnold Steinhardt, the first violinist of the Guarneri String Quartet; Paul Edmund-Davies, Principal Flute in English National Opera; Dr. Edward K. Mallett, one of the world's foremost authorities on the double bell euphonium; Jonathan Spitz, Principal Cellist of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. He was a piano accompanist for Yamaha Masterclass with Karl-Heinz Kammerling, and for masterclass of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Principal Flutist, Stefán Höskuldsson.
 
Yevgeny's awards in numerous international piano competitions include the Dorothy Mackenzie Artists Recognition Award (IKIF, New York City, 2001); Semi-final Prize of Guardian Dublin International Piano Competition - (Dublin, Ireland, 1997); A. Ramsay Calder Debussy Prize - RSAMD (Glasgow, U.K., 1999); Philip Halstead Prize for Piano - RSAMD (Glasgow, U.K., 1997, 1998, 1999);  Governor's Recital Prize for Piano (Glasgow, U.K., 1998); Bach Prize for Harpsichord, Piano and Organ - RSAMD (Glasgow, U.K., 1997); Dunbar-Gerber Prize for String and Piano Duo - RSAMD (Glasgow, U.K., 1997); First Prize of the John Ireland Competition, Solo Piano (Glasgow, U.K., 1997);  UK YAMAHA Music Foundation of Europe Scholarships Awards (London, U.K., 1996). He is also a Laureate of the of the Prokofiev's International Music Festival (Moscow, Russia, 1995), Kil's International Piano Competition (Kil, Sweden, 1994), J.N.HUMMEL International Piano Competition (Bratislava, Slovakia, 1993) among others. 
 
As a pedagogue, Mr. Morozov has a unique perspective on classical music education, resulting from his particularly strong and varied educational background. Yevgeny was able to combine well known strengths of the Russian music school with his later European Education (Yevgeny studied with Prof.  Philip Jenkins, the Royal Academy of Music fellow, also on faculty of Guildhall School and other major conservatories in United Kingdom, former student of Dame Myra Hess ), and finishing up with Yale and Rutgers degrees, including his studies with the Tchaikovsky Competition Silver Medal winner - former Rutgers Professor Susan Starr.
  • Courses Taught

    TEACHING EXPERIENCE
     
    Rutgers University Mason Gross School Extension Division.
    Piano faculty. 2006 – Present
     
    Judith G. Wharton Music Center, Berkeley Heights, NJ. 
    Piano faculty. 2012 – 2013
     
    Eastern Michigan University Department of Music, Ypsilanti.
    PianoArtist Master Class, followed by a concert. 2013
     
    Music-Fest Rising Talents Festival, Princeton.
    Serving as a judge for Piano auditions. 2013
     
    The CME New York Piano Festival & Academy.
    Piano faculty. 2012
     
    Cecilian Music Club of Freehold, NJ.
    Judging the Young Artist Competition. 2012
     
    Mason Gross School of the Arts.
    Chamber Music Masterclass  for Young Artist Program.2011
     
    Mason Gross School of the Arts.
    Piano Masterclass for Young Artist Program. 2010
     
    Private piano studio,  New Jersey.
    Piano teaching and chamber music coaching.2010 – Present
     
    New Jersey School of Music.
    Piano faculty. 2007– 2012
     
    Riverdale Music Studio in Bronx, NY.
    Piano faculty. 2002 – 2003
     
    Yale University School of Music.
    Piano instructor and accompanist. 2000 – 2001
  • Education

    EDUCATION 
     
    DMA Candidate in piano performance: 
    Mason Gross School of the Arts. 
     
    Master of Music, piano performance: 
    Yale School of Music. 
     
    Professional Studies Diploma in Piano: 
    Mannes College The New School for Music. 
     
    Master of Music, piano performance: 
    Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, U.K.
     
    Bachelor of Music, piano performance: 
    Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, U.K.
     
    Sarasota Music Festival (summer music academy): 
    intensive classes, rehearsals, recitals and concerts (Florida).
     
    International Keyboard Institute and Festival: 
    master classes, symposia, concert series (New York City).
     
    The International Holland Music Sessions: 
    lessons and master classes in combination with stage experience (Netherlands).
     
    Masterclasses with John Lill (U.K.), John O'Conor (Ireland), Claude Frank (USA), Peter Frankl (USA), Eugene Injic (USA/France), Boris Berezovsky (Russia), Arie Vardi (Israel).
  • Research Initiatives

    RECENT PERFORMANCES 
     
    Tuba Bach Chamber Music Festival, Big Rapids, MI. 
    Sep. 15, 2013      
    The eighth annual Tuba Bach chamber music festival began with a performance by Universal Brass Ensemble. Thomas Boulton, on trumpet; Dan Wions, on French horn; Yevgeny Morozov, on piano; and festival founder Ed Mallett, on euphonium and tuba, played 11 pieces in the free concert.
     
    Concert and master class at Windworks Studio of Philadelphia.
    March 17, 2013.  
    Collaboration with internationally renowned flutist Paul Edmund-Davies, on his world tour that included a stop in US before departing to Moscow, Russia.
     
    WMP Concert Hall - Manhattan, NY. 
    March 13, 2013.  
    "Strad for Lunch Series":  violinist Mialtin Zhezha and pianist Yevgeny Morozov offer a program featuring works by Tartini, Brahms and a collection of short works by Sibelius, Schubert and Kroll
     
    Ferris State University Festival of the Arts, Michigan. 
    Feb. 15, 2013.  
    The program includes classical, jazz, Americana, and Latin music (pianist Yevgeny Morozov, trumpeter Tom Boulton,  and French hornist Dan Wions).   
     
    Ypsilanti: Eastern Michigan University Department of Music. 
    Feb. 13, 2013.  
    NYC-based Brass Roots Trio (pianist Yevgeny Morozov, trumpeter Tom Boulton,  and French hornist Dan Wions) offer a fusion of classical, jazz, Americana and Latin styles.
     
    Piano Titans | Classical Titans. 
    Dec. 8, 2012
    Solo concert at Wharton Music Center, Berkeley Heights. The program features works by Liszt, Chopin, Schumann.
     
    Conductors Retreat at Medomak. Washington, ME. 
    July 15 - 22, 2012.
    Serving  as a collaborative pianist. The program offers conducting coaching, instruction, and experience with a professional, resident string quintet and pianist. 
     
    Jacobs Music Company Philadelphia Steinway Selection Center.
    3 June 2012.   
    Performance of Liszt Mephisto Waltz No.1 on Vladimir Horowitz's 9-foot Steinway #CD503.
     
    Franz Liszt 200th Anniversary Gala. Carnegie Hall's Weill Hall.
    Nov 13, 2011
    200th-birthday celebration to honor Hungarian composer Franz Liszt. Performance of Liszt Mephisto Waltz No.1 in the Carnegie Hall's tribute concert.
     
    Downtown Lunchtime Recital Series. First Reformed Church, NJ.
    Apr. 27,  2011
    Chamber music recital with Maurine Hurd, Clarinet. The program features works by Chopin and Lutoslawski.
     
    Other stage appearances:
    Providing regular piano accompaniment to fellow Rutgers University doctoral students at Mason Gross School of the Arts, collaboration with Mason Gross Faculty Members, regular accompanying students at Westminster Choir College of Rider University in Princeton, at NJMTA competitions, numerous Winner's recitals in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, chamber music recitals at the Music Educators National Conference (MENC), Delbarton School Fine Arts Center, Watchung Arts Center, as well as appearances in recital series at Kirkpatrick Chapel, First Reformed Church of New Brunswick, Jewish Community Center in Bridgewater, Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple, Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church in New Jersey, and Church of the Holy Trinity in Philadelphia, among others.
  • Awards

    AWARDS 
     
    Concerto Competition Winner (Rutgers University, NJ, 2004)
     
    Dorothy Mackenzie Artists Recognition Award (IKIF, New York, 2001)
     
    The A.Ramsay Calder Debussy Prize  (Glasgow, U.K., 1999)
     
    The Philip Halstead  Prize for Piano  (Glasgow, U.K., 1999)
     
    The Governor’s Recital Prize for Piano  (Glasgow, U.K., 1998)
     
    Concerto Competition Winner (Royal Scottish Academy Orchestra (U.K., 1998) 
     
    The Philip Halstead  Prize for Piano  (Glasgow, U.K., 1998)
     
    The Bach Prize for Harpsichord, Piano and Organ  (Glasgow, U.K., 1997)
     
    The Dunbar-Gerber Prize for String and Piano Duo  (Glasgow, U.K., 1997)
     
    John Ireland Competition Winner, Solo Piano (Glasgow, U.K., 1997)
     
    Dublin International Piano competition - Semi-final Prize (Ireland, 1997)  
     
    Concerto Competition Winner (Royal Scottish Academy Orchestra (U.K.,  1997) 
     
    The Philip Halstead  Prize for Piano  (Glasgow, U.K., 1997)
     
    Concerto Competition Winner (Royal Scottish Academy Orchestra (U.K., 1996) 
     
    YAMAHA Music Foundation of Europe Scholarships award (London, U.K., 1996)
     
    Diploma of V. Horowitz  International Piano Competition (Ukraine, 1995)  
     
    Prokofiev’s  International Music Festival – the 3-rd Prize (Moscow, Russia, 1995)
     
    Kil’s International Piano Competition - Second Prize (Kil, Sweden, 1994)
     
    “Grand Prix” of  US/Ukrainian International Summer Academy (1994)
    International Program “NEW NAMES” Scholarship Award (Moscow, 1994)
    J.N.HUMMEL international Piano Competition - Third Prize (Bratislava, 1993)
     
    Presidential Scholarship Award of Youth creative work (Kiev, Ukraine, 1993)
  • Expertise

    EXPERTISE

    Piano Performance, Chamber Music, Piano Accompaniment

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