Priscila Navarro

Musician Bio: 

Peruvian pianist Priscila Navarro performs solo recitals, major chamber works, and a large selection of concerti with orchestras throughout the United States, Europe and South America. Priscila holds a Master’s degree from the Frost School of Music, University of Miami, where she was a Teaching Assistant and a student of Santiago Rodriguez. Previously, she graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Bower School of Music at Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, Florida, where she was a student of Dr. Michael Baron and received the Steinway Society scholarship. Priscila was the winner of the Music Teachers National Association Piano Competitions for both solo and piano duets for the State of Florida and the winner of the Regional Competitions in 2011. She is also the winner of the Florida Music Teachers Association Gray Perry and Byrd Piano Competitions, which honor the finest undergraduate and finest two-piano ensemble in the state of Florida respectively.

For three subsequent years she was the winner of the BIG ARTS Kenneth L Nees Classical Music Scholarship. In 2011 she won the South American Chopin Competition. As part of her prize she studied for two weeks at the Warsaw Conservatory in Poland and was presented in solo recital. As the winner of the International Chopin Competition of Texas she made her Carnegie Hall Solo Recital Debut on March 7, 2013. She is also the winner of the Artist Series of Sarasota Piano Competition, the International Beethoven Sonata Piano Competition in Memphis, Tennessee, and the International Liszt-Garrison Competition in Baltimore, Maryland. This summer, Priscila became the winner of the Imola City Awards in Italy, hosted by the acclaimed Imola Piano Academy. Her artistry was further recognized with a special prize “Florence Marzotto Daniel,” given to an exceptionally talented pianist.