Author Archives: Deanna

Collaborating with playwrights at New Dramatists’ Composer-Librettist Studio

Tomorrow is my final day of immersion in the world of music-theater at New Dramatists, a New York institution that offers many practical resources to emerging playwrights. 2015 marks the thirtieth year that New Dramatists has offered a Composer-Librettist Studio … Continue reading

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The Story Behind Raindrop- Part 2

Here is part two of a recent interview on Raindrop: Improvisations with Chopin with Jeff Tamarkin, associate editor of JazzTimes. To read part one, click here. JT:  The other factor here is Brazilian music. What is the relationship between Chopin and … Continue reading

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Great review of Raindrop in Rochester City Newspaper

Just in: this great review of Raindrop from Rochester City Newspaper’s Ron Netsky. See the original review here. ALBUM REVIEW: Raindrop: Improvisations with Chopin By Ron Netsky If ever there was an album that transcends genres, it’s Deanna Witkowski’s gorgeous new … Continue reading

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The Story Behind Raindrop- Part 1

Raindrop: Improvisations with Chopin has been out for almost two weeks now, and I’m starting to receive comments from listeners. One friend emailed me and said, “What a beauty! Your playing touches my heart and calms me. The first note, … Continue reading

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The New Album Raindrop is Here!

Raindrop: Improvisations with Chopin, my new solo piano album, is now officially available here, as well as at iTunes, Amazon, and CD Baby! Mark your calendars for the official New York record release concert on Saturday, December 6 at 8 … Continue reading

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