Eduardo Orozco

Piano Teacher

Eduardo Orozco

SAA Member


ler sector Monterrey, NL, Mexico

Eduardo Orozco is a native of Monterrey and resided 17 years in the United States where he studied the degrees of Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance at North Dakota State University, Master of Music in Piano Performance at Kansas State University, and Bachelor of Arts in Piano Performance at Missouri Western State University. His major professors were Robert Groves, Robert Edwards, and Jerry Anderson, and he participated in masterclasses with Leon Fleisher, Ann Schein, Oxana Yablonskaya, Blanca Uribe, Stanislav Ioudenitch, and Murray Perahia.

Dr. Orozco has 27 years of experience teaching piano privately and at several institutions in Mexico and the United States. His work as a music faculty includes the positions of: Interim Chair of the piano department at Minnesota State University-Moorhead; Collaborative Artist and Professor of Music at Kansas State University; Lecturer of Music at Valley City State University; Piano Instructor at Missouri Western State University; and Lecturer of Music at North Dakota State University. He began his professional career in Monterrey teaching at different music academies and studying at the School of Music of the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León before transferring to the United States. His major professors in Monterrey were Hidekel Alanis, Patricia Cavazos, David Zambrano, and Antonina Dragan.

Eduardo Orozco is an active performer playing in solo recitals and as a collaborative artist, and he has also collaborated with different orchestras. Overseas, he has performed in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Canada, and extensively in the United States. He has been a member of several organizations including Music Teachers National Association, College Music Society, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, and Phi Kappa Lambda Music Honor Society. He is frequently sought after as an adjudicator and as a jury member for competitions, auditions, and festivals for universities and music associations. As a pedagogue, he continually offers masterclasses, presentations, and has had college and pre-college students as winners of different solo and orchestral competitions. His recent research topic interests include memorization and concert preparation strategies; the use of meditation and other concentration practices in piano teaching and performance; and applied piano pedagogy.