Matthew Ingrao is currently studying piano performance and music composition at Adelphi University and is mentored by Professor Adrienne Borbély in her piano studio, and Sidney Boquiren and Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Moravec for composition. He began studying piano at the age of three and has performed primarily as a soloist at many venues throughout New York. Mr. Ingrao specializes in romantic era works by composers such as Chopin, Brahms and Schumann, but loves to perform music from any period by a variety of composers. Matthew also loves to perform on stage as a vocalist, and has been involved in many musical productions.
Highlights of his performances include Saint-Saens’ Carnival of the Animals, frequent collaborations with fellow students,
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working as the accompanist for Adelphi Chorale and Adelphi Vocal Ensemble, and playing for Adelphi celebrations and events. He is looking forward to performing the Bach Concerto for Piano in D Minor later this spring with the Adelphi Symphony Orchestra.
Mr. Ingrao has performed in masterclasses with Yael Weiss and Marilyn Sherman Lehman, and has composed many works for solo piano, as well as for Jupiter String Quartet (workshopped), Imani Winds (workshopped), and Adelphi Chorale (performance spring ‘23).
He intends to continue his graduate studies in piano performance and composition, while maintaining a studio of private students.