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Dr. Kris Rucinski

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Department:
Music Faculty
Title:
Professor of Piano
Office:
Mary McGaw Music Center Piano Studio
Phone:
606.539.4335
Bio:

Education:
DMA Piano Performance, cognates in Composition, Piano Pedagogy, University of Cincinnati, 2020
MM Piano Performance, University of Cincinnati, 2014
BM Piano Performance, University of Tennessee, 2012

Bio:
Kristofer Rucinski teaches piano and group piano at UC. 

Dr. Rucinski has been a proponent of new music, having given dozens of world premieres throughout the Southern and Midwest United States. His playing has been described as a "tour de force" (Music in Cincinnati) and "confidently elegant" (CityBeat). 

As an instructor, Dr. Rucinski combines limitless passion for the piano repertoire with a technical command of the instrument, a deep understanding of communication with listeners, and the practical experience of teaching skills essential to a life in music. 

Publications/Presentations/Lectures:
Rucinski, Kristofer. (2020). The Gift of New Musical Experience. Piano Magazine, (Winter 2021).

Rucinski, Kristofer. (2018). A Musical Message of Remembrance and Hope, Fundraising Concert, Knoxville, TN

Link: www.krisrucinski.com