Piano: Paulo Steinberg

Paulo Steinberg has performed as a soloist and as a collaborative pianist across the U.S., Canada, South America, and Europe, including venues such as the Theatro Municipal de São Paulo in Brazil, and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. In the spring of 2017, he undertook a European recital tour stretching from the U.K. to Latvia including Ireland, Scotland, Luxembourg, Austria, Germany, and Sweden.

Dr. Steinberg is Professor of Piano at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Besides his love for teaching and performing, he has served in several administrative positions, most recently as president of the Virginia Music Teachers Association. He is featured in four CD albums – The Recital Clarinetist in collaboration with clarinetist Dr. Janice Minor, Music of Time, Place, and Spirit in collaboration with flutist Dr. Beth Chandler, Duets in collaboration with clarinetist Sarunas Jankauskas, and his solo CD Alma Brasileira.

As an ambassador for cultural exchange through music, Steinberg initiated a partnership with Música no Museu, an organization based in Rio de Janeiro that co-sponsored an annual competition, provided performance opportunities, and offered scholarships for young musicians for a decade. He often serves as an adjudicator in competitions, and offers master classes, lectures, workshops, and performances in the U.S. and abroad.

A winner of several national competitions in his native Brazil, Dr. Steinberg was also the recipient of a prestigious scholarship from the Brazilian Government while pursuing his advanced degrees in piano performance. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in piano from Universidade de São Paulo, a Master’s degree from Arizona State University, and a Doctor of Music degree from Indiana University. Among his distinguished teachers are Brazilian pianists Gilberto Tinetti and Paulo Gori, and Belgian pianist Ms. Evelyne Brancart. For more information, follow him on Instagram, or check out his website: http://www.paulosteinberg.com