Our Accompanist

David Baranowski,  Accompanist

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David Baranowski is a highly versatile accompanist, performing on piano, keyboards, organ, and harpsichord, with repertoire ranging from Bach to Deep Purple. He has played numerous chamber and choral concerts in the Westchester area and is the accompanist for the Westchester Choral Society as well as the New Haven Oratorio Choir. As an organist, Mr. Baranowski has performed such works as the Brahms, Fauré, and Duruflé Requiems, the Dvořák Mass in D, and Handel’s Messiah. As a conductor he directed the Poulenc Gloria, the Schubert Mass in G, the Rutter Magnificat, and he recently conducted Mozart's Cosi fan tutte from the harpsichord for the newly formed American Baroque Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Mark Bailey.

For the past eleven years, he has been touring internationally with rock icon Ritchie Blackmore as a keyboardist and singer. He has played over 100 concerts and visited nearly 25 countries as a member of Blackmore’s Night, which has been on the charts in Germany, the Czech Republic, England, and the USA. Mr. Baranowski has appeared on German television multiple times and was featured on the primetime program Hit Giganten as well as Fernsehgarten reaching millions of viewers.

In the fall of 2010, David also began collaboration with Irish singer Julie Feeney. Julie is in the midst of composing her third album and first opera, and returned to the States to tour in spring 2012, with David at the keyboard.

Mr. Baranowski is currently the Director of Music at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Danbury Ct. He has studied piano with Paul Ostrovsky and Steven Lubin, organ with Robert Fertitta, and voice with Stefano Algieri. He received both his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the Purchase College Conservatory of Music.

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