James Goldsworthy

Faculty / James Goldsworthy


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James Goldsworthy

Pianist James Goldsworthy has performed throughout Europe, Israel, Japan, Canada, and the United States, including broadcasts on Austrian National Television, the California cable television show "Grand Piano", Vermont Public Television, BBC Radio, and Minnesota Public Radio. While a Fulbright scholar in Vienna, he performed in one of the Musikverein 175th Anniversary Celebration concerts given in the Brahms Saal, and concertized in Vienna, Baden, and Spital am Semmering, Austria. More recently, he performed in recitals given at the Hôtel de Ville in Paris, and in Le Sax concert hall in Achère, France.

Mr. Goldsworthy has accompanied singers Judith Bettina, Benjamin Luxon, Marion Kilcher, Véronique Dubois, and Edith Zitelli in recital and has concertized with violinist Lilo Kantorowicz-Glick and violist Jacob Glick. He has premiered works by Milton Babbitt, Chester Biscardi, David Olan, Tobias Picker, Mel Powell, David Rokowski, Cheng Yong Wang, and Amnon Wolman.

He has taught at Goshen College, Stanford University, and the University of St. Thomas. In 2003 Mr. Goldsworthy left the office of the associate dean at Westminster and is now a full-time professor in the piano department at Westminster. His recordings with Judith Bettina of Chester Biscardi’s The Gift of Life, David Rakowski’s Three Songs on Poems of Louise Bogan, and songs of Otto Luening are on the CRI label.