Justin Badgerow to Give Solo Piano Recital at IUP on October 29

Posted on 10/23/2019 2:17:55 PM


Associate Professor of Piano at Elizabethtown College, Justin Badgerow will perform a program of works by Brazilian composers on Tuesday, October 29, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Pianist Justin Badgerow enjoys a successful career as a solo and collaborative pianist and a pedagogue.  Badgerow received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder, a Masters degree in Piano Performance from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Bachelor of Music in Piano from the University of Central Florida. Badgerow's primary teachers include Gary Wolf, Nancy Garrett, and Andrew Cooperstock with additional coaching by Robert Spillman and Anne Epperson. 

Badgerow has performed as a soloist throughout the United States, including Colorado, New Mexico, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Texas, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Delaware, and Vermont. He has performed as a concerto soloist with the Kennett Symphony and Imperial Symphony. A champion of Latin American piano music, Justin has performed at the International Joaquín Rodrigo Conference in El Paso, Texas and at the Southwest Council of Latin American Studies conference in Mérida, Yucatan, Mexico. In addition, he has performed and lectured in Brazil and South Africa. As an avid collaborative pianist, Badgerow has a varied background including extensive experience as a répétiteur for numerous professional and collegiate operas and musical productions based in Texas, Pennsylvania, and Colorado. In addition, he has enjoyed collaborations in chamber music groups including performances with such musicians as James Bunte, Patrick Mason, and Eddie Daniels.

In addition to the recital, Badgerow will give a class to piano majors at 2:00 p.m. in Cogswell Hall Room 120. All are welcome to attend.

Department of Music