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François Nezwazky

Degrees & Studies

B.M., University of Michigan School of Music; Suzuki Certification Piano Books 1-7, School for Strings, New York, NY


Suzuki Piano

Music Conservatory of Westchester

Faculty since 2019

Born In

Detroit, Michigan

Performances & Distinctions

Pianist, performer and teacher FRANÇOIS NEZWAZKY has played frequently in solo, vocal and chamber music concerts around New York City at Lincoln Center, Carnegie-Weill Recital Hall, Steinway Hall, Yamaha Piano Salon, the Tenri Cultural Institute, NYU Skirball Center and other venues. He has premiered works of composers Elodie Lauten and Sebastian Danila. He has soloed in concerti with the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony and, on harpsichord, with Musica Bella. François is also a member of the Piano Technicians Guild, has worked as a concert technician for Yamaha Artist Services, given lecture-recitals to demonstrate historical tuning temperaments and also lectured on the acoustical interaction of piano hammers and strings. François serves on the board of the Leschetizky Association and is chair of the Members Musicales program. The Leschetizky Association published his article, “Should We Really Be Playing In Equal Temperament?” in their Annual Bulletin. François currently teaches piano privately in Queens and is also on the faculty of the Virtuoso Suzuki Academy in Mineola, NY.

Teaching Philosophy

Music is a gift for a lifetime. It is important to recognize students’ individual learning styles and to cultivate their unique talents. I find the Suzuki approach ideal for the application of my teaching philosophy, especially to children, young and old.