Westmoreland Jazz Society Concert featuring Eric Barchiesi
- Jan 19, 2017
- 221 North Main Street
- Greensburg, PA 15601
Doors open at 7pm.
Tickets are available at the door, online, or by calling 1.888.71TICKETS.
$15 for members, $20 for non-members, $5 for students (age 21 and under)
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Eric Barchiesi, a native of Crabtree, PA, began his musical journey with his first piano lesson on his 7th birthday. In 1986 he earned a Bachelor of Music Education in from Indiana University. At IU, Barchiesi studied piano with Edward Auer and jazz in an ensemble directed by jazz trumpeter, Dominic Spera. Following his graduation from IU, he attended the University Of Pittsburgh School of Law, earning a Juris Doctor degree. Since 1989, he has been a full-time practicing lawyer in Pittsburgh.
Barchiesi has maintained a diverse and active presence in the Pittsburgh music scene for decades. He began his big band experience at age 15 with the Frankie Carroll Orchestra.
Barchiesi continues to play as a sideman with a number of local big bands and jazz combos. Currently, he performs as a soloist, with the Eric Barchiesi Combo, the Tommy Phillips Tophatters and as the keyboardist for the Powerplay band, an eight-piece local event band. From Bach to Basie, Sondheim to Springsteen, Barchiesi is at home and relaxed at the piano.