Piece to be performed:
Tree lore (world premiere) for clarinet, viola, and piano
Performed by Trio Brava!
Stephanie Pieczynski is from Channahon, IL and graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s degree in music composition. She studied composition under Ted Hatmaker, Robert Fleisher and David Maki, as well as oboe under Carl Sonik and Ricardo Castaneda, and piano under Mary Jo Mehrl.Pieczynski has been commissioned by several of her peers to compose pieces for recitals as well as benefit concerts and has had pieces performed by the Chicago Miniaturist Ensemble, the 2008 Fusion Arts Exchange Ensemble, and the NIU wind ensemble.
Pieczynski was involved in the NIU Wind Symphony, Wind Ensemble, Philharmonic, Steel Band, Early Music Ensemble, and New Music Ensemble as well as several chamber groups.
Stephanie recently graduated with her MA in composition at the University of Iowa, studying with Lawrence Fritts and David Gompper. She was treasurer of the University of Iowa SCI Student Chapter.
Stephanie is currently pursuing a DMA in composition at The Florida State University, studying with Mark Wingate, Ladislav Kubik, and Clifton Callender. She is involved in the University’s Steel Band and Gamelan Ensemble.
More info at http://www.stephaniepieczynski.com