Charles Abramovic

Charles Abramovic

Professor Interim Chairman Keyboard studies Department, Temple University

International Pianist

Dr. Charles Abramovic is the Interim Chairman of the Keyboard Studies Department at Temple University. Pianist Charles Abramovic has won critical acclaim for his performances as soloist, chamber musician and collaborator with leading instrumentalists and singers. As a solo recitalist, he has performed throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe, and has played at major festivals in Salzburg, Berlin, Bermuda, Dubrovnik, Vancouver, Aspen, and Newport.

Dr. Abramovic made his solo orchestral debut at the age of fourteen with the Pittsburgh Symphony. Since then, he has appeared with numerous orchestras, including the Baltimore Symphony, the Nebraska Chamber Orchestra, the Florida Philharmonic, the Colorado Philharmonic, and the Pennsylvania Sinfonia. Highly regarded as a collaborator, he appears regularly with such stellar artists as violinists Midori, Sarah Chang, Robert McDuffie, Viktoria Mullova, violist Kim Kashkashian and flutist Jeffrey Khaner.

Dr. Abramovic is actively involved in the musical life of Philadelphia, performing regularly with groups such as Network for New Music and Orchestra 2001. In 1997, he won the Career Development Award from the Philadelphia Musical Fund Society, and recently received Temple University’s Faculty Award for Creative Achievement. His teachers have included Natalie Phillips, Leon Fleisher, Eleanor Sokoloff, and Harvey Wedeen.