Precollege Faculty:Piano, Chamber Music
Manhattan School of Music faculty member and Tonebase Artist Daniela Bracchi has a long list of accomplishments to her credit. Her debut at age 10 at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall was met with a standing-room only audience and received a mention in the New York Times. Including her four solo performances at Weill Hall, other notable performances have taken her to Paris, Poland, Spain, Italy, and the Canary Islands. Her international competition wins include the Italian American Competition, the Queens Symphony Orchestra’s Young Soloist Competition, the Leschetizky Association’s Young Gifted Peoples Competition, the Bartok-Kabalevsky International Competition, the Long Island Philharmonic Young Artists Competition, and the Missouri Southern International Piano Competition.
She has participated in master classes with Leon Fleisher, Gyorgy Sandor, Eteri Andjaparidze, Menahem Pressler, and Santiago Rodriguez. As a chamber musician, she had the opportunity to coach with such names as Arnold Steinhardt and John Corigliano.
She has studied under Ana Maria Bottazzi at the Pinault School of Music in New York, Boris Slutsky at the Peabody Conservatory at the Johns Hopkins University where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in piano performance, and Solomon Mikowsky at the Manhattan School of Music where she received Master’s and Doctoral degrees.
Ms. Bracchi has taught secondary piano and piano pedagogy at Manhattan School of Music. She is currently on the piano and chamber music faculty in the precollege division, and her students remain top prize winners in notable competitions around the tri-state area. She is a sought-after master class teacher and competition adjudicator.
Manhattan School of Music Precollege faculty since 2008.
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