Paul Jarski

Paul Jarski
pianist/coach

A native of Los Angeles, pianist/coach Paul Jarski is in his second season of WNO’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program, acting as Assistant Conductor for Handel’s Alcina. Last season with WNO, he was Assistant Conductor for Terence Blanchard’s Champion. Previously a Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist at LA Opera, he returned to the Aspen Opera Theater Center for his third season in the summer of 2016. In past seasons he has worked for Syracuse Opera, Hawaii Performing Arts Festival, Tanglewood Music Center, and Opera on the Avalon. He has played under the batons of James Conlon, Plácido Domingo, Grant Gershon, George Manahan, Josep Caballé Domenech, and Stephen Stubbs. His performance credits include the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Broad Stage, Weill Recital Hall, Ozawa Hall, and the Orange County Performing Arts Center. After completing his Bachelor of Music degree at the San Francisco Conservatory in only two and a half years, he worked at California State University, Long Beach as a French diction coach for Les contes d’Hoffmann. He holds a Master of Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music, where he is now pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree and studying with Warren Jones.