Jeffrey Biegel is one of today's most respected artists having created a multi-faceted career as a pianist, recording artist, composer, and arranger. His electrifying technique and mesmerizing touch have received critical acclaim and garnered praise worldwide. Biegel's recent performances include a global webcast with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin conducting, in Beethoven's Choral Fantasy and William Bolcom's Prometheus.
Jeffrey Biegel's career has been marked by bold, creative achievements. He premiered his adaptation of pop legend Neil Sedaka's Manhattan Intermezzo with Orchestra Kentucky, and performed the world premiere of Ellen Taaffe Zwilich's Shadows with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. In the late 1990s, he initiated the first live internet recitals in New York and Amsterdam, and assembled a consortium of more than 25 orchestras to celebrate the millennium with the premiere of Ellen Taaffe Zwilich's Millennium Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra.
His recent recordings include A Steinway Christmas Album and Bach on a Steinway for the Steinway label, Leroy Anderson's Concerto in C, conducted by Leonard Slatkin with the BBC Concert Orchestra, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich's Millennium Fantasy and Peanuts Gallery, a solo cd of Vivaldi's Four Seasons, Classical Carols, and the Complete Sonatas by Mozart.
He studied at The Juilliard School with the legendary artist/teacher Adele Marcus, herself a pupil of Josef Lhevinne and Artur Schnabel. Biegel is currently on the piano faculty at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music at Brooklyn College and City University of New York. For more information, visit jeffreybiegel.com.