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F. Pieklo

Piano Teacher

Born on May 20, 1993, in San Isidro, Buenos Aires, he began playing the piano at the age of 11 in Esperanza, Santa Fe. At the age of 12 he began studying piano and music theory with Silvia Mulé for three years and then continued his studies at the Liceo Municipal Esperanza, where, thanks to a leveling examination, he was able to complete the eight-year piano course in only three. Finally, at the age of 17, he started studying with Graciela Reca in Paraná, Entre Ríos, who received lessons from Luis Lavia, a proper student of Scaramuzza himself. Therefore she taught him the Scaramuzza technique. He is kind of connected to WKMT thanks to his idea and learnings from this famous piano technique we teach at WKMT.

Regarding his musical formation, Francisco has taken numerous advanced courses and masterclasses as an active player with renowned teachers and artists such as Boris Giltburg (RUS), Kotaro Fukuma (JPN), Bruno Gelber (ARG), Alexander Panizza (CAN/ARG), Fernando Pérez (ARG), Edith Fischer (CHL), Graciela Reca (ARG), Giulio de Luca (ITA), Cinzia Bartoli (ITA), Lisa Chung (KOR), Aldo Antognazzi (ARG), among others.
Continuing with his prices and recognitions, in July 2013, he participated in the National and International Festival of pianists of Mar del Plata, obtaining the second prize in front of an international jury, giving concerts in Buenos Aires and Mar del Plata in 2014, and in August he received the third place in the competition organized by the association Musicarte XXI (Bs. As.) with the Italian pianist Cinzia Bartoli as jury. In 2017 he won the first prize in piano at the competition organized by the Mozarteum Santa Fe Salzburg in its thirty-sixth selection of young musicians. In 2018 he participated in the Sommerkonzerte in the city of Konz, Germany, receiving advanced lessons and giving concerts in the cities of Saarburg, Trier and Konz (Germany). In 2020 he won the second prize in the 7 Lakes Piano Competition "Kaio Schommer Preis", organized under the auspices of the Asociación Filarmónica de los Siete Lagos (Villa La Angostura, Argentina) and Kaio Schommer Stiftung (Köln, Germany). He has given concerts as a soloist, as a chamber musician and as a repertoire with singers. Most of them in Buenos Aires, Santa Fe, Paraná, Victoria and Mar del Plata. Francisco graduated from the Bachelor of Music in Piano at the Instituto Superior de Música (UNL, Santa Fe, 2019).