CASEY KRYJAK - pianist – organist – composer
He has performed piano and organ concerts in Europe and USA
He has made several TV and radio recordings
He has recorded two CD’s: “Sentimental journey” and “Piano-songs
From a very early age Casey Kryjak grew up in the world of music and sounds.
He comes from a musical family. His mother is a music teacher and his father is an organist.
Casey began playing piano when he was six.
He started his musical education at the grammar school and finally he graduated from Academy of Music in Katowice, Poland majoring in piano and organ. . He was also very fond of popular music and it happened very often that instead of practising Bach or Chopin he played popular tunes from film soundtracks, musicals or jazz hits (masterpieces).
As years went by he has been more and more fond of playing this kind of music. Nowadays, his repertoire is expansive and he is most valued for his interpretations of the works of not only Bach and Chopin but also Ellington, Bacharach, The Beatles, as well as film soundtracks, musicals and other contemporary composers. He has also been performing many of his own compositions.
Casey Kryjak has been a pianist and organist for over 30 years.
When he was 25 he went to Chicago. He appeared as a soloist in the restaurants and hotels like Orbit , Luna , Sears Tower-Lounge , Commodore & Marina and many others. He also worked as an organist in St. John Cantius church in Chicago.
He appeared as a soloist in Europe working on the Swiss passenger ships which sailed on Rhone and Danube.
Since 1995 he has been working as a pianist at the Eurotel-Victoria in Les Diablerets, Switzerland