Bio

……quite a pianist……” – Roy Sonne, Violinist, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

 

 

Eric Dzugan (pronounced TZoo-GAHN), has won three piano competitions: the Pittsburgh Concert Society’s Young Artists auditions, Duquesne University’s Piano Competition, and Duquesne University’s Concerto Competition. He has performed as soloist in recitals, chamber ensembles, and and as an orchestral soloist in Newport, Kentucky, Chautauqua, New York; Portland, Oregon; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Richmond, Virginia; Appleton, Wisconsin; Providence Rhode Island; Port-au-Prince, Haiti; Jakarta, Indonesia; Manila, Philippines; Roanoke, Virginia; Matale and Negombo, Sri Lanka.

Mr. Dzugan earned his music degrees at Duquesne University where he studied under Charlotte Day, who in turn, studied with Rudolf Serkin, Artur Rubinstein and Rudolph Ganz (a student of Busoni). Mr. Dzugan enjoys discovering, researching, and performing lesser-known piano repertoire alongside familiar classics.  His performances have been broadcast on WQED-FM All-Classical Radio (89.3) and WQED TV. He currently serves on the music faculty at Grove City College, in Grove City, Pennsylvania.