Professor, Piano

Paulo Steinberg has performed as a soloist and as a collaborative pianist across the U.S., Canada, South America, and Europe, including venues such as the Theatro Municipal de São Paulo in Brazil, and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. In the Spring of 2017 he undertook a European recital tour stretching from the U.K. to Latvia including Ireland, Scotland, Luxembourg, Austria, Germany, and Sweden. 

A winner of several national competitions in his native Brazil, Dr. Steinberg was also the recipient of a prestigious scholarship from the Brazilian Government while pursuing his advanced degrees in piano performance. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in piano from Universidade de São Paulo, a Master’s degree from Arizona State University, and a Doctor of Music degree from Indiana University. Among his distinguished teachers are Brazilian pianists Gilberto Tinetti and Paulo Gori, and Belgian pianist Ms. Evelyne Brancart.

Besides his love for teaching and performing, Steinberg has served in several administrative positions, most recently as president of the Virginia Music Teachers Association. He often serves as an adjudicator in competitions, and offers master classes, lectures, workshops and performances in the U.S. and abroad, and teaches at the Saarburg Chamber Music Summer Festival in Germany. Three CD albums have been released recently – The Recital Clarinetist in collaboration with clarinetist Dr. Janice Minor, Time, Place, Spirit in collaboration with flutist Dr. Beth Chandler, and his solo CD Alma Brasileira. For more information, please check out Dr. Steinberg’s website:



Piano Professors and Technicians

Lori Piltz

Lori Piitz, Piano
Professor, Piano Area Coordinator
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John Veitch
Piano Technician
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