- 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
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
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
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
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