B i o g r a p h y

Peruvian pianist Priscila Navarro has won numerous awards in international competitions, including  first prize at the Liszt-Garritson piano competition, the Chopin competition of Texas, the Beethoven Sonata competition in Memphis, the Imola City Awards, Italy, the special Bach prize at the International Piano Competition city of Vigo "Argerich Edition," and most recently the Heida Hermanns International Competition.  This 2021 she was chosen as a winner of the Artist Launch Competition at Frost School of Music. 

 
Priscila made her Carnegie Hall Solo Recital Debut in 2013. Since then she has performed in major halls in the States, Europe, South America, and China.  She
is equally at home as a soloist with
orchestra, in solo recital, or as a
collaborator  with important artists.

Priscila began her piano studies at the National

Conservatory of Music (now University of Music)

in Lima, Peru, where she was a student of Lydia Hung. 

She attended several festivals at a young age, where she

was always distinguished as a special talent.

She was the winner of the Maddy Summer Artist award at Interlochen Summer Camp, as well as the Kiwanis Music Festival Concerto Competition in Toronto. 

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She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Florida Gulf Coast University, as a pupil of Dr. Michael Baron, where she held the Steinway Society Scholarship, the Van Williams Scholarship and the Lussenhop Scholarship.
She holds a masters degree and an artist diploma from the University of Miami, where she was a student of Santiago Rodriguez and Kevin Kenner. She currently pursues a Doctorate in Piano Performance and Pedagogy. Her dissertation thesis consisted of the adaptation of Peruvian folk music to  pedagogical repertoire for beginning piano. 
Priscila is often invited as a jury member at international competitions, including the Chopin International Competition for Latin-American pianists, and is currently artistic director for the Parnassus International Piano Competition.