Tomasz Robak will present a full piano recital at Fuller Lodge on April 12th, 2018 (and a noontime Brown Bag Concert on April 11th). The program will feature music of Romantic and Classical era composers.
Polish-American artist Tomasz Robak is a concert pianist, chamber musician, organist, and educator. Through his versatile skills in multiple areas, he continues the age-old European tradition of the “complete musician”.
His achievements as a pianist include concerto appearances with the New North Shore Chamber Orchestra, the Memphis Repertory Orchestra, the Manassas Symphony Orchestra, the Midwest Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Parma Symphony Orchestra, and the Southwest Symphony Orchestra. He has been heard in solo recitals across the United States, in Baltimore, Austin, Chicago, and Memphis, as well as on radio at WFMT-Chicago and WKNO-Memphis. An enthusiastic chamber musician, he is a member of the Luna Nova Ensemble in Memphis, TN and performs annually in the Belvedere Chamber Music Festival..
In 2013, Mr. Robak took Second Prize at the International Beethoven Sonata Competition in Memphis. In 2017, he was selected as a finalist for the American Prize in the solo and concerto categories, and was awarded the “Best Szymanowski Performance” prize at the 2nd Future Stars International Competition.
Mr. Robak completed his undergraduate studies at Rice University, graduating magna cum laude with degrees in both piano and philosophy, and a Distinction in Creative Works and Research. He completed a Master of Music degree in piano performance at the Peabody Institute, where he is currently finishing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree.