Queens College Aaron Copland School of Music

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Music Building
Room 203
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597
(Tel) 718-997-3800
(Fax) 718-997-3849

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 - 5:00
Friday - 9:00 - 5:00 (Remote)

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Joseph Liccardo

Joseph Liccardo

Joseph Liccardo is active as a chamber musician, soloist, and music educator.  His playing has been praised as "superb" (the Strad Magazine), "elastic in phrasing and transparent in detail" (Boston Globe), and having "clarity and taste" (Wall Street Journal).  He has performed in concerts across the United States, including more recently at Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Jordan Hall, the Chicago Cultural Center, Bargemusic, and Union College.  In addition, he has performed, taught, and lectured across China in Wuhan, Chongqing, Nanjing, Ningbo, Hefei, and Hong Kong.  His performances have been heard on WQXR New York and WFMT Chicago radio.  He is an alumnus of the Yellow Barn Chamber Music Festival (2013-2016), where he performed a wide variety of repertoire ranging from standard classics to new 21st century works.  Since July of 2017, he has worked each summer as a collaborative pianist at the Ravinia Festival Steans Music Institute in Highland Park, Illinois.  Since 2018, he has collaborated with the Tom Gold Dance Company for their bi-annual productions in New York.

In 2006, Joseph won first prize in the Young Artist Division of the MTNA National Piano Competition.  Since graduating from the Eastman School of Music in 2006, Joseph has dedicated himself to teaching, sharing his passion for music and nurturing the next generation of artists.  He is an adjunct lecturer of piano at the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College.  In addition, since 2006, he has served on the faculty of the school's pre-college division, The Eisman Center for Preparatory Studies in Music, where he teaches private piano, chamber music, and masterclasses.  

Joseph holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music and the Juilliard School.  His primary teachers include Donald Pirone, Douglas Humpherys, and Robert McDonald.



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