Hailed by American Record Guide, Fanfare Magazine, The Arizona Republic, Piano Addict, Voyage Phoenix Magazine, and SoloPiano.com, Charles Szczepanek is not only an accomplished classical pianist holding multiple international awards, but also a versatile musician, arranger, composer, songwriter, and producer. Work on his own projects and those collaborating with other musicians has been streamed tens of millions of times via YouTube, Spotify, and other major platforms. He is a Mason & Hamlin Artist and pioneer, composing and arranging advanced and virtuosic music.
In addition to his solo career, Charles has performed with the 3-time Grammy Award winning Phoenix Chorale, has toured the United States as collaborative pianist for celebrated tubist Patrick Sheridan, and has extensively arranged music for notables like Paul Harvey Jr. (creator of The Rest of the Story radio show) and Anna Graceman (finalist on NBC’s America’s Got Talent). Szczepanek recently stepped down from a full-time music director position at Church of the Ascension in Fountain Hills, AZ after 10 years in the role. He was the Founder and Artistic Director of Arts at Ascension for 7 seasons, a concert series that benefits fine arts education for underprivileged students in inner-city schools.
Christmas Sheet Music
Charles' Courses on Thinkific!
An ever-growing library of course content designed for intermediate through advanced pianists, including teachers of piano themselves.
Current courses include:
-Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 2 "Arabesque"
-Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 4 "La Petite Reunion"
-Chopin's Nocturne Op. 27 No. 1
-Digital Piano Production for Teachers, Performers, Arrangers, and Composers
-Gillock "Legend" from 24 Lyric Preludes in Romantic Style
-Debussy's "Clair de lune"
-Next Level Piano: Christmas Edition
Courses coming soon:
-Chopin's Ballade No. 1 in g minor
-Gillock "Forest Murmurs" from 24 Lyric Preludes in Romantic Style
-The Damper Pedal Masterclass