JEFFREY SWANN

NAU Artist-in-Residence

Jeffrey Swann enjoys an international performing career which has taken him throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia. He won the first prize in the Dino Ciani Competition sponsored by La Scala in Milan, a gold medal at the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels, and top honors at the Warsaw Chopin, Van Cliburn, Vianna da Motta, and Montreal Competitions, as well as the Young Concert Artists in New York City.


In addition to presenting lecture-recitals worldwide, Mr. Swann has performed with the symphonies of Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Indiana, Dallas, Saint Louis, Phoenix,Houston, Lexington, Baltimore and Minneapolis; and in Europe with the orchestras of Rotterdam, The Hague, Belgian National and Radio, Santa Cecilia, La Scala, Maggio Fiorentino (Florence), RAI Turin and Rome, Südwest Rundfunk, Bayerischer Rundfunk,the Prague Philharmonic, Radio France de Montpellier, and the London Philharmonia, among many others.


He was for many years Artistic Director of the Dino Ciani Festival and Accademia in Cortina, Italy and of the prestigious Concerti della Normale concert series in Pisa, Italy.  Jeffrey Swann is currently a Professor of Piano at New York University and the President’s Distinguished Artist-in-Residence at Northern Arizona University.

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