David Baranowski, Accompanist
David 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 Hudson Chorale. As an organist, David has performed such works as the Brahms, Faure, and Durufle Requiems, the Dvorak Mass in D, Handel’s Messiah, Saint-Saens Christmas Oratorio, and others. As a conductor, he directed the Poulenc Gloria, the Schubert Mass in G, the Rutter Magnificat, and most recently Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte from the harpsichord at Delaware Valley Opera.
For the past ten 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, Czech Republic, Russia, England, and the USA. David has also been a long-time collaborator with the Irish singer Julie Feeney.
Mr. Baranowski is currently the Director of Music at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Danbury, Connecticut. 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.