Piano (College & Precollege)
Pianist Peter Vinograde has developed a reputation as an outstanding interpreter of J.S. Bach and contemporary composers. He regularly tours the U.S., Canada, and Asia.
As a chamber musician, he has appeared at the Bard, Bargemusic, Caramoor, and Wolftrap festivals. As a collaborative artist, he toured throughout Asia with violinist Midori, including her Singapore debut, also performing with her at the Cape Cod and Mostly Mozart Festivals. World premiere performances have included Nicolas Flagello’s Concerto No. 3 (1962) with Nicholas Palmer and the Owensboro (KY) Symphony, and Hal Campbell’s Piano Concerto (1997) in Utah.
Dr. Vinograde’s numerous distinctions began with first prize in the 1971 J.S. Bach International Competition, followed by his New York debut at Carnegie Recital Hall and an N.E.A.-sponsored Lincoln Center recital at Alice Tully Hall. He has been featured on NPR’s Performance Today and CBC-TV’s The Journal. CDs include releases on Albany, CBC, Linfair (Decca), and Phoenix. He received a full scholarship as a student at Manhattan School of Music (DMA 1988), working with Zenon Fishbein, and won the concerto competition and the Harold Bauer Award. He has been a member of the Manhattan School of Music faculty since 1985. He also teaches at Lehman College (CUNY).
Manhattan School of Music Precollege faculty since 1982.