Bio

Pianist Scott Marosek has shared his music with audiences in China, Israel, and throughout the United States, appearing at such venues as Xinghai Hall, the Jerusalem Music Centre, and the Wilson Center (Wilmington, NC). Recent concerto performances include Mozart’s Concerto no. 9, Liszt’s Totentanz, Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, Mozart’s Double Concerto, Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, and Beethoven’s Triple Concerto. Scott has performed at various conferences, including those presented by the College Music Society, Society of Composers, Inc., the North American Saxophone Alliance, and the Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology. He has also performed several solo recitals sponsored by the Van Cliburn Foundation. Scott holds an endowed chair position in the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra. As a result of his interest in new music, he has given premieres of several new works, and is co-director of the Cape Fear New Music Festival.

Scott holds a Doctorate in Musical Arts from the University of North Texas and a Master of Music from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music. He has studied with Adam Wodnicki, Robert Weirich, and Sar-Shalom Strong.

Education is an important part of Scott’s musical life. As an Associate Professor at Methodist University in Fayetteville, NC, Dr. Marosek teaches piano and music history. He is active in several music and education-based organizations, including the Fayetteville Piano Teachers Association and the North Carolina Music Teachers Association. He spends his summers teaching young pianists at the Methodist University Summer Jam, where he works as co-director. He has also taught piano at Southwestern Adventist University and keyboard classes at the University of North Texas.

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