Karolina Rojahn is a Boston-based pianist whose repertoire ranges from Bach to Rzewski. Her performances have led her to such diverse places as France, Germany, Switzerland, Portugal, Belgium, Slovakia, the Greek Islands, her native Poland and across the US. An avid proponent of contemporary music, Ms. Rojahn has premiered over a 100 new works by both established and up-and-coming composers. She has recorded 35 CDs of contemporary solo and chamber music repertoire for MMC and Navona labels. These include two collections of chamber music in collaboration with clarinetist Richard Stolzman. Upcoming releases include three concerti by Carl Vollrath with the Moravian Philharmonic, pieces for prepared piano by Sid Bailin, and a collection of solo piano works by Fred Broer.
Karolina Rojahn started her musical education in Warsaw, Poland where she attended the prestigious Karol Szymanowski Music Conservatory under the guidance of Kazimierz Gierzod, a well-known polish pianist and pedagogue. After moving to the United States she earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees from The Boston Conservatory under the tutelage of Michael Lewin. Rojahn appeared at several prestigious festivals in Europe, including Ticino Musica, Alden-Biesen Festival, International Piano Festival in Obidos and the Samos Island Festival, where she had an opportunity to work with several European virtuosos, such as Paul Badura-Skoda, Milosz Magin, Herbert Seidel and Regina Smendzianka.
Rojahn has been a faculty member at the Boston Conservatory since 2007.