NMS Piano Faculty
Will Kyriazis is a nationally touring musician, educator, recording artist, and composer. He received his Bachelor's in Music focusing in Jazz Piano from the University of Denver, where he was rewarded the title of most outstanding student in his class. He continued his education by completing his Master's in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Denver. Will was also gifted the opportunity to study classical piano in Vienna, Austria as part of the Cherrington Global Scholars program.
He has toured the nation incessantly, recording and performing as a part of many different projects ranging from singer-song writer groups to rock n' roll to jazz to world music. He has studied with Taylor Eigsti, Chris Botti's principal pianist, and various other stalwart performers such as: Fred Hersch, Eric Gunnison, Chucho Valdes, Wynton Marsalis, and Dick Oatts.
Will is proficient in performing any style and has spent his years harnessing a wide variety of musical skills. He has taught for the past 10 years, and seeks to install in his students a deep appreciation of music that is informed by many different traditions of study. He finds it paramount to incorporate aspects of personal expression and creativity, and seeks to develop well-rounded musicians who are confident in their ability to adapt and create in any musical situation.