Dr. Andrey Karpyuk: Piano

Andrey Karpyuk performs regularly as a soloist and collaborative artist throughout the United States, Eastern Europe, Russia, and Ukraine. A prize winner of several piano competitions, including the Young Artist Piano Competition (Ukraine), Andrey began his piano studies at the Music School for Gifted Children at the age of seven.

Dr. Karpyuk earned his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in Piano Performance Summa Cum Laude from The Hartt School of Music. He received the Doctorate in Piano Performance and Music Theory from the University of Connecticut. His dissertation is entitled “Sergei Mikhailovich Lyapunov’s Piano Sonata Op. 27 (1908): Style, Structure, and Nineteenth-Century Precedents.” Andrey is a former student of Dr. Paul Rutman, Dr. Neal Larrabee, and Prof. Irma Vallecillo.

In the past Dr. Karpyuk held a Graduate Assistant position in the Music Department at the University of Connecticut and has been a faculty member at the Eastern Connecticut State University, the Hartt School Community Division, and Manchester Community Music School. In addition to maintaining a private studio, Andrey teaches piano at the Rectory School. He resides in Chicopee, MA with his wife, Katie, and two children, Olesa and Maksim.

Andrey joined Pakachoag Music School in January 2015.

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