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Karolina Rojahn

Piano Faculty; Applied Concentrates

Karolina Rojahn is a Boston based pianist whose repertoire ranges from Bach to Rzewski. Solo performances have led her to such diverse places as France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Slovakia, the Greek Islands, her native Poland and across the US.

An avid proponent of contemporary music, Ms. Rojahn has premiered over a 100 new works by both established and up-and-coming composers. She has recorded 18 CDs of contemporary solo and chamber music repertoire for MMC and Navona labels. These include a collection of chamber music by Carl Vollrath and a duet by Jason Barabba in collaboration with clarinetist Richard Stolzman as well as the music of Byron Petty, Bill Fletcher, Alan Beeler, Michael Evans, Rachel Lee Guthrie, Martin Schlumpf, Ron Nagrocka, David Stewart, Sergio Cervetti, Greg Bowers, Alexandra Ottaway. Her most recent independent project includes a complete recording of the Preludes by Andy Vores.

An active chamber musician, Ms Rojahn has been a member of Boston's Ludovico Ensemble since it's founding in 2003 and has participated in the US premieres of contemporary avant garde masterpieces as well as world premieres of the newly commissioned pieces by living composers. Karolina Rojahn started her musical education in Warsaw, Poland where she attended the prestigious Karol Szymanowski Music Conservatory under the guidance of Kazimierz Gierzod, a well-known polish pianist and pedagogue. After moving to the United States she earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees from The Boston Conservatory under the tutelage of Michael Lewin. Ms. Rojahn appeared at several prestigious festivals in Europe, including Ticino Musica, Alden-Biesen Festival, International Piano Festival in Obidos and the Samos Island Festival, where she had an opportunity to work with several European virtuosos, such as Paul Badura- Skoda, Milosz Magin, Herbert Seidel and Regina Smendzianka. Ms Rojahn has been a faculty member at the Boston Conservatory since 2007.

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