Visual and Performing Arts

Brad Bietry

Brad Bietry

Private Lesson Instructor

Jazz Piano

bbietry@uccs.edu

Brad Bietry is a professional pianist, composer, arranger, educator, and entrepreneur. He performs regularly in Colorado Springs and around the country at many concert halls, hotels, festivals, jazz clubs, and private events. He was the pianist for the USAF Academy Band performing with the Falconaire and Concert Band from 2003-2007. Brad was also the Musical Director/Keyboardist/Arranger for Integrity Hosanna Recording Artist Ron Kenoly. Brad toured internationally with Ron Kenoly with tours to Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Canada, London, Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad, and all over the United States. He has performed at prestigious concert halls such as Carnegie Hall in NYC, and the Royal Albert Hall in London. He has performed with the New York Voices, John Fedchock, Kevin Mahogony, Giacomo Gates, James Moody. He has worked as a professional pianist for Princess, Norwegian, and Carnival Cruise Lines. The Brad Bietry Jazz Group has three albums available on ITunes: "Skylark", "The Quest", and "Speak Like A Bostonian". Brad is also a member of the Hennessy 6. Brad is also the business owner of the Bietry Academy Of Music which has two locations in Colorado Springs. He was the 1997 recipient of the Berklee College of Music Jazz Pianist Award. Brad is also the Musical Director/Keyboardist for the Crossroads Band at First United Methodist Church.

Education

  • Master of Music (In Progress) from Lamont School Of Music at Denver University in Jazz Piano Performance
  • Bachelor Of Music from Berklee College Of Music in Piano Performance
  • Jazz Studies at University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory Of Music in Piano and Saxophone
  • Private Jazz Improvisation Studies with Charlie Banacos and Gary Dial
 
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