Oscar Macchioni, D.M.A.
Piano, Keyboard Area Coordinator, UTEP Distinguished Professor
"Macchioni is a musician and performer of great sensibility...Fascinating!" Ray Picot, London.
"Precise fingering...mature interpretation of Brahms and Szymanowski...Didactic, eclectic program..." Daniel Varacalli Costas, La Prensa, Buenos Aires.
Oscar Macchioni, a native of Argentina, is an accomplished solo and collaborative pianist, professor, lecturer,
Oscar has performed extensively in his native Argentina, Italy, England, Poland, Serbia, Turkey, Mexico, Thailand and the USA, at notable locations such as Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Teacher’s College at Columbia University and Steinway Hall in New York City; St-Martin-in-the-Fields and St James's Piccadilly in London; the Querceto International Piano Festival in Italy, and the National Conservatory in Buenos Aires, Argentina. His live performance during the esteemed Myra Hess Memorial Concerts at the Chicago Cultural Center has been broadcast on radio and television. His programs include an eclectic repertoire from Bach and Brahms to Piazzolla and Bolcom. He is an assiduous performer of classical Latin American repertoire
A dedicated teacher and mentor, Dr. Macchioni is much in demand as an adjudicator at various state, national and international piano competitions and festivals, including the Bangkok International Chopin Competition, the European Piano Teachers Association, Piano Examinations Committee of Taiwan, MTNA, and the International Keyboard Odyssiad and Festival among others. His
In 2015, Oscar received the University of Texas System's most prestigious teaching award, the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award. He has been sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution of Washington, D.C. (graduate researcher), the Polish Government, the Organization of American States, and the Leschetizky Association of New York. He received the Music Teachers National Association Star
Oscar Macchioni is an International Steinway Artist.
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