Dr. Magdalena Stern-Baczewska [baCHEVska] joined Columbia University's full-time faculty as Director of the Music Performance Program in 2014.
Born in Poland, Baczewska has enjoyed a multi-faceted career as a pianist, harpsichordist, educator, recording artist, producer, and an administrator, currently serving as Director of the Music Performance Program and Lecturer in Music at Columbia University.
Baczewska is a full-time faculty member of Columbia University, where she teaches Music Humanities and conducts a weekly performance master class. She has given piano master classes worldwide, in the Central Conservatory (Beijing, China), International Keyboard Institute and Festival (NYC); Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, to name a few. She also gives long-distance master classes using Remote Lesson Yamaha Disklavier technology. In her spare time, Magdalena volunteers as an instructor of music appreciation online, reaching out to homebound seniors via Virtual Senior Center program.