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Joey Karz

About this Artist

Joey Karz is a junior at Brentwood School and has been a fellow in the LA Phil Nancy and Barry Sanders Composer Fellowship Program since 2018. He has been studying piano since he was five years old and composing since he was 10. In addition to the CFP, Joey studies piano, music theory, and composition at the Colburn School. He also writes and performs in the jazz band at Brentwood School. Over the summer, he studied composition at Boston University Tanglewood Institute, where he composed for various ensembles and had his music performed by students and professionals. His work there culminated in his original composition, Dissolved, which premiered at the BUTI Summer Concert Series. Prior to Tanglewood, Joey attended Interlochen Center for the Arts for two summers. Joey’s pursuit of his education in music composition furthers his goal of becoming part of the professional community of musicians and composers.