- 1/28/18 Deanna Witkowski Trio in Richmond, VA at St. John’s Episcopal Church
- 2/06/18 Deanna is part of a pre-concert panel on Mary Lou Williams in New York, NY at Peter Jay Sharpe Theater
New album! Makes the Heart to Sing: Jazz Hymns
Nossa Senhora Suite: Afro-Brazilian ritual music and jazz
Read about Deanna's 2018 Brazilian project, the Nossa Senhora Suite, her fellowship in Bahia, and how you can make a tax-deductible contribution through the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA).
New England Carol Contest win!
Deanna's SATB setting of G.K. Chesterton's "A Christmas Carol" is the winner of the 2017 New England Carol Contest sponsored by ChoralArt. The piece will be premiered by the ChoralArt Camerata at their Sunday, January 7 concert, "An Epiphany Celebration," in Portland, Maine.
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Author Archives: Deanna
On March 9 and 10, my trio (Daniel Foose and Scott Latzky) laid down 24 tracks at Bunker Studio in Brooklyn. 14 of the tunes are instrumental- mainly arrangements of 17th and 18th century hymn tunes- and 9 additional originals … Continue reading
February news: I’ve received a residency fellowship from the Sacatar Institute in Itaparica, Bahia, Brazil! I’ll be spending two months at Sacatar (dates TBA) to work on my new Brazilian project, the Nossa Senhora Suite. Nossa Senhora Suite merges Afro-Brazilian … Continue reading
1/4/17: Happy New Year! I’m looking forward to playing Brazilian music this month: first, this Sat and Sun, Jan 7/8, with Kenia at APAP (Arts Presenters Conference); and then with Susan Pereira and Sabor Brasil on Tues, Jan 17 … Continue reading
UPDATE (12/31/16): We didn’t make it to the finals, but very much appreciated your support. It was great to reconnect with many of you! Thanks to your votes, WE MADE IT TO THE SEMIFINAL ROUND! We now need your new … Continue reading
Earlier this week, I attended an awards ceremony at the Metropolitan Room in NYC for the fourth annual Hot House Fans Decision Jazz Award. I was one of five pianists nominated in the piano category. Pianist/composer/record label owner Randy Klein … Continue reading