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Dr. Agustin Muriago

Piano, Piano Pedagogy

McCain Auditorium 129


Alfred Cochran

Equally passionate as a performer, pedagogue, and scholar, Agustin Muriago is continuously developing these three facets of his career in music. In his native Argentina he earned degrees in piano performance, piano pedagogy, and composition. As a prizewinner of the 2008 “Teachers del Norte-Pianists del Sur” auditions under the direction of Mirian Conti, he continued his studies in the United States, earning degrees in piano performance from The Hartt School (DMA), New York University (MM), and Rowan University (B.M. summa cum laude).

His major teachers include José Ramón Méndez, Luiz de Moura Castro, David Westfall, Veda Zuponcic, Aldo Antognazzi, and Marcela Fiorillo, having also received advice from Lilya Zilberstein, Frederic Chiu, Julian Martin, Solomon Mikowsky, Douglas Humpherys, and Seymour Bernstein. Dr. Muriago has performed throughout the United States, Spain, and Argentina. His repertoire ranges from standard piano works to contemporary music premieres, with an emphasis on Spanish and Argentinean piano music.

In addition to traditional instruction, Dr. Muriago is a certified Suzuki method teacher. He has offered master classes and adjudicated competitions in the US and Argentina. He is a member of the Music Teachers National Association, College Music Society, and the national music honor society Pi Kappa Lambda.

Prior to his appointment at Kansas State University, Agustin Muriago served on the faculties at The Hartt School community division and New York University.