Young American Virtuosi


Young American Virtuosi

The Young American Virtuosi are three American siblings who make up a classical piano trio. Their names are Frances Borowsky, Emmanuel Borowsky, and Elizabeth Borowsky. They were born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland.

Upbringing

The musical talents of this trio were nurtured and encouraged under the guidance of their parents, Charles Borowsky and Cecylia Barczyk. Charles is a social scientist, however he has been active in furthering his children's careers. He also plays the harmonica and sings, and occasionally performs together with his family. Cecylia is a professional cellist. Frances, Emmanuel, and Elizabeth each began music lessons at the age of four.

Career Highlights

In 2004 they jointly received the Erick Friedman Prize for Outstanding Young Musicians and performed their New York debut at Carnegie Hall. They have performed as soloists and as a trio throughout North America, Asia, Middle East, and Europe. They have recorded for ICRecords, including Pearls of Music (1999) and Musical Favorites of All Times (2004). In 2008 they performed Pre-Olympic concerts in China under the theme, “Great Harmony: One World, One Dream, One Family.”

Brief Individual Biographies

Frances Borowsky has performed in Israel, Jordan, Indonesia, Japan, China, Vietnam, Singapore, Germany, Poland, Scandinavia, Canada, and the USA. She studies under the guidance of her mother and has been mentored by other cellists, including Janos Starker.

Emmanuel Borowsky ( has since performed recitals and concerts throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East and has frequently been featured on television and radio programs. Among his teachers have been Jaime Laredo, Zoltan Szabo, Dorothy DeLay, Erick Friedman, Gudny Gudmundsdotir, and Mark Kaplan.

Elizabeth Borowsky has performed in North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. She is the recipient of the International Young Artists Award, Heidelberg Grand Prix, United States Chopin Foundation Scholarship, Pro Sinfonika Award for Promoting Classical Music Among Youth, Jerusalem Medal for Composition, and National Foundation for the Arts Merit Award, among others.

From the Press

“Like a Baltimore version of the Family von Trapp, the Borowsky family entertains audiences around the world with their classical music performances.” "Baltimore Style Magazine"

“A performance of the highest artistic level. . . ultimate enjoyment!” "Rhein-Neckar Zeitung" (Germany)

External links

* [http://www.intermusearts.org/ Official Management Site]
* [http://www.intermusearts.org/imif/ International Music Institute and Festival USA]
* [http://top40-charts.com/news.php?nid=11646/ Carnegie Hall Debut]


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