B.M. The Hartt School, University of Hartford
M.M. The Hartt School, University of Hartford
D.M.A. University of Connecticut
Ukranian-born pianist Andrey Karpyuk has quickly earned his reputation as a soloist and collaborative artist throughout the United States, Eastern Europe, Russia, and Ukraine. A prize winner of several piano competitions, including the Young Artist Piano Competition (Ukraine), Andrey began his studies at the Music School for Gifted Children at the age of seven.
Dr. Karpyuk received his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in Piano Performance Summa Cum Laude from the Hartt School of Music, studying with Paul Rutman. Dr. Karpyuk holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance and Music Theory from the University of Connecticut, where he studied with Neal Larrabee, Richard Bass, and Irma Vallecillo. His dissertation is entitled “Sergei Mikhailovich Lyapunov’s Piano Sonata Op. 27 (1908): Style, Structure, and Nineteenth-Century Precedents.”
Dr. Karpyuk's musical passion is also evident in his commitment to teaching. In the past, he has held a Graduate Assistant position in the Music Department at the University of Connecticut, and has been a faculty member at the Eastern Connecticut State University and the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford. In addition to maintaining a private studio, Dr. Karpyuk teaches piano at the Hotchkiss School. He resides in Westfield, MA, with his wife, Katie, and five children.