Dr. Whitney Pizza, Piano Area Co-Chair

DMA, Manhattan School of Music, Piano Performance
MM, University of Utah
BM, University of Utah


Dr. Marc Silverman, Dr. Vera Oussetskaia Watanabe, Dr. Bonnie Gritton

Notable Performances

Eastern Music Festival Orchestra (Gerard Schwarz, conductor), Utah Philharmonic Orchestra, Utah SummerArts Festival Orchestra, Oquirrh Mountain Symphony

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center, Steinway Hall in New York City, Benaroya Hall in Seattle, and the Liszt Academy in Budapest.


Lee Biennial Piano Competition (second prize), Coeur d’Alene Concerto Competition (honorable mention), Concerto Competition at the Eastern Music Festival (winner), University of Utah Concerto Competition (winner), state and western region competitions at the National Federation Student Auditions (winner), Seattle International Piano Competition (finalist), Federation Young Artist Biennial Audition in Florida (finalist), and 2010 International Web Concert Hall Competition (finalist).