Suffolk Women’s Choir | Pianist
Joseph Franzino holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Piano Performance and an Advanced Certificate in Music Education from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College. During his time in Queens, Joseph studied piano under the instruction of Morey Ritt and voice with Sidney Outlaw. Throughout his college career Joseph Franzino has performed in various recitals, chamber music ensembles, and has played many times as a collaborative artist. He is a winner of the Aaron Copland School of Music Concerto Competition, in which he was selected to perform the Edvard Grieg Piano Concerto in A Minor. In addition to actively performing throughout college, Joseph was also a member of NYSSMA-NAfME (National Association for Music Education) and MEANYC (Music Educators’ Association of New York City). During Joseph’s final year at Queens College he served as the NYSSMA-NAfME Collegiate President for New York State. Joseph currently teaches Music Theory, General Music, and Chorus for the Farmingdale School District. In addition to working for Farmingdale, Joseph maintains a private piano studio, accompanies the East End Women’s Choir, and is a member of NYSSMA.