- 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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I had a great week of gigs in Chicago earlier this month. It was so nice to be back in my former home city and to see old friends and to make new ones. One of the best things about … Continue reading
As a pianist, I’ve entered a fair share of music competitions. Some were in junior high and high school, on both piano and flute; some were college auditions. Some were professional: in 2002, I won the Great American Jazz Piano … Continue reading
My birthday is coming up on March 20. It’s a date that I share with other piano luminaries including Harold Mabern, Larry Harlow, and Marian McPartland. In 2003, I recorded a Piano Jazz episode with Marian that occurred just days before … Continue reading
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