American pianist Michael Angelucci earned the Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the Peabody Conservatory, and is completing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Maryland School of Music. His concert appearances have taken him to Northrup Auditorium, Carnegie-Weill Hall, and other notable venues throughout the United States and Europe. Along with prizes in the California International Young Artist Competition, Bradshaw & Buono International Competition, and numerous state and regional competitions, Mr. Angelucci was named the 2015 winner of The American Prize in Solo Piano-Professional Division, a national competition recognizing the best performing artists, ensembles, and composers from across the United States. Additionally, he is the recipient of artistic awards including the Foundation La Gesse Fellowship, the Helen McGraw Chambers Endowed Scholarship in Piano, and the Peabody Career Development Grant.
A much sought-after teacher, Mr. Angelucci is currently on faculty at the International School of Music in Washington D.C., and has taught courses at Peabody and the University of Maryland. In 2013, Mr. Angelucci was named a Distinguished Teaching Assistant by the university’s Center for Teaching Excellence for his service and dedication in the piano division. His pedagogical background has been shaped through an impressive legacy of artist-teachers including Bradford Gowen, Ann Schein, Benjamin Pasternack, Leon Fleisher, Brian Ganz, Robert MacDonald, Hans Boepple, Leslie Howard, John Perry, and Dr. Paul Wirth.