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August 22, 2021

A Birthday Celebration:
Solomon Mikowsky at 85!

From Rameau to Rzewski!

To celebrate Solomon Mikowsky’s 85th birthday, please enjoy these remarkable piano performances from his childhood, plus excerpts performed by 75 of his Manhattan School of Music piano students and alumni.

Original idea by Joseph Patrych, Artistic and Technical Director

Read Review of A Birthday Celebration: Solomon Mikowsky at 85! 

Please enjoy this previous project from March 2021:

The Twinkle Project
Mozart “Ah, vous dirai-je, Maman” Variations, KV 265

Six Sets of Video Performances by Solomon Mikowsky and 47 of his Piano Students

Original idea by Ahmed Alom (BM student), Administrative Director and Coordinator

Joseph Patrych, Technical Supervisor

About The Twinkle Project :

Long-time MSM Piano faculty member Solomon Mikowsky teams with 47 pianists, including MSM alumni, faculty members, and current students, for multiple journeys through Mozart’s “Twinkle” variations, the great composer’s 12 piano variations on the French folk song, “Ah, vous dirai-je, Maman.”

In Honor of Manhattan School of Music

Watch all six sets below:

Set One: A performance by Solomon Mikowsky and 12 of his MSM alumni

The Twinkle Project: Set Two


The Twinkle Project: Set Three


The Twinkle Project: Set Four


The Twinkle Project: Set Five


The Twinkle Project: Set Six


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