Hailed as a dynamic musician, with a sensitive touch, Marcin Parys had the distinct pleasure of performing across Europe, Israel, and the United States on the big stages such as Felicia Blumenthal Center and Carnegie Hall. His unique ability to bring Chopin’s music to life has been met with great praise and recognition in many competitions. Born in Kraków (Poland) in 1984, Marcin acquired an interest in playing the piano at an early age. In his youth Marcin studied under the tutelage of Jerzy Stępień and Jarosław Iwaneczko. Later he studied with Waldemar Andrzejewski at the Academy of Music in Poznań, where he received his Bachelor’s degree. Marcin has also received his master’s degree from Oklahoma City University where he studied with Amy I-Lin Cheng and Sergio Monteiro. Currently he is pursuing his Doctoral degree studying with Adam Wodnicki at the University of North Texas where he has received a full scholarship and a teaching position as a Teaching Fellow.