Krystian Jamrozek, Piano Instructor
Krystian Jamrozek is a graduate of Long Island University with a Bachelors degree in Music Education. Born in Rzeszów, Poland, Krystian began studying classical piano at the age of 6. He then soon went on to contend in various national competitions, being one of the youngest to compete at the National Chopin Piano Competition at the age of 7 in 1999. After immigrating to the United States at the age of 11, Krystian continued to study piano and fell in love with choral and theatre arts in High School.
Pursuing a degree in Music Education at Long Island University, Krystian excelled in various aspects of his musical study, earning recognitions for “Outstanding Achievement in Piano Studies” (May 2013,) “Outstanding Achievement in Music Theory” (May 2014,) and “Fine Arts Department Award for Contribution to Music Education” (May 2015.) In addition, Krystian collaborated with other vocalists and instrumentalists performing classical works such as Beethoven Trio in B-flat Major for Piano, Cello, and Clarinet as the leading pianist. He simultaneously studied vocal pedagogy and choral conducting under Dr. Jennifer Scott-Miceli, participating in choral ensembles such as Concert Chorale, Chamber Singers, and Long Island Sound Vocal Jazz.
Prior to Krystian’s recent moved to Philadelphia, he held the position of Associate Choral Director of a public high school’s choral program in New York, where he taught, accompanied, and conducted the Mixed Chorus and served as the advisor for Tri-M National Music Honor Society whilst maintaining a private teaching practice.
In his free time, Krystian enjoys reading, photography, travel, language and culture, and live entertainment. He is beyond thrilled to begin this new chapter at MTC and is looking very forward to meeting his new, talented students!