Pianist, composer, recording artist and teacher from Boulder, Colorado, Ben Raznick holds a BA in Spanish Language and a Certificate of Business from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as a Masters in Education from Regis University. He has trained with piano professors in the United States, Argentina, Brazil and Spain. In 2019, Raznick was selected as a 2x semi-finalist in the Professional Solo Piano Performance division, and Composers (Instrumental Chamber Music) division of The American Prize. He is a three-year recipient of Steinway & Sons prestigious Top Music Teacher Award since 2017, and currently affiliate faculty at Metropolitan State University's DIME-Denver. Raznick is a district advocate for the Recording Academy, a verified artist on Spotify and a cofounder of Quincy Jones’ Qwest.tv. In 2018, Raznick was distinguished as a "Friend of the Arts" by Sigma Alpha Iota Music Fraternity and is a current officer for Denver Area Music Teachers Association. Visit BenRaznick.com and follow @BenRaznick on social platforms to stay informed about his upcoming solo piano classical album, recorded on a 9’ Hamburg Steinway & Sons piano. Each work is featured in a professionally edited video performance. Raznick’s third album will be released in 2020 and submitted for Grammy consideration.
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Education Bachelors of Arts in Spanish, Certificate in Business - University of Wisconsin-Madison Masters in Education - Regis University
Awards Steinway & Sons Top Music Teacher 2017, 2018, 2019 "Friend of the Arts" Distinguished by Sigma Alpha Iota Music Fraternity 2x semi-finalist in the Professional Solo Piano Performance division, and Composers division of The American Prize
Associations 2nd Vice President, Denver Area Music Teachers Association (DAMTA) Board Member Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Member Colorado Federation of Music Clubs (CFMC) Member
Genres & Ages Taught 6 and up