Kenneth Piascik

Kenneth Piascik


Dr. Piascik started studying percussion with Stuart Miller and Joe Mekler. He then attended William Paterson University and completed his Doctorate of Musical Arts from the State University of New York at Stony Brook under the tutelage of Ray Des Roches. He is very proud to be an active member of the New Jersey Percussion Ensemble since 1984.

Besides performing new music, clinics, and workshops, Dr. Piascik has taught at many universities. Dr. Piascik is also proud of his private studio, AmusiK Studio (est. 1991) in which he is honored that his students are actively involved in music, both in performance and in education.

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  • Most memorable Next-Level Performance

    While performing "Linea" by Luciano Berio with the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players. The rehearsals and performances with Dan Kennedy were amazing musically, personally, and technically. Pure soul!
  • What Drives Your Creativity?

    My creativity is driven by listening, watching, and learning from others. My colleagues and students always amaze me with insights to life, the world, and beauty. Listen to others and be open to new ideas. We are all lifelong learners!