3 pianists who have played in Warwick head to Carnegie venue

15 Nov 2019 | 11:14

The Sussex County Music Workshop, operated by Margaret and Ed Korczynski, has announced that three of it student pianists, Olivier Marseille, Tiffany Van Tassel and Derek Koch, will perform at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall in New York on Sat., Nov. 30.

This opportunity was afforded to them through the Walter Engel Festival. They have performed for the residents at Mount Alverno and Shervier Pavilion in Warwick and for Project Self-Sufficiency in Newton, N.J.

Olivier is a freshman at Warwick High School. He is interested in both the classical and contemporary repertoire. He is working on recording a CD, the proceeds of which will be donated to Project Self-Sufficiency. Olivier will play a Chopin waltz at Weill Hall. He also will perform at the Sussex County Music Workshop’s recital in December.

Tiffany is a junior at High Point High School in New Jersey. She has been studying at the Sussex County Music Workshop for three years. She donates her musical talents to the local church. She, too, is preparing a CD, the proceeds of which will be donated to Project Self-Sufficiency. Tiffany will play a Chopin nocturne at Weill Hall. She also will perform at the December recital in Warwick.

Derek is a junior at Vernon High School in New Jersey. He has studied with Margaret and Ed Korczynski, and he is active in the school band. Derek performed in Ringwood, N.J., at a musical festival operated by professor Donald Garcia. Derek also plans a CD in the future for Project Self-Sufficiency. Derek will play a Rachmaninoff prelude at Weill Hall; he also will perform at the December recital in Warwick.