Pianist Vytas Baksys is an active freelance collaborator performing in a variety of recitals, competitions, and other musical settings employing various styles and genres throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. He is a frequent keyboardist with the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops orchestras, has performed on several occasions with the Boston Symphony Chamber Players, and works with such other area ensembles as Boston Musica Viva, Boston Secession, Concord Chamber Music Society, and the Rivers School Conservatory. Recent projects include the Sarasota (FL) Musica Viva, Ensemble Chamarre, and the Terezín Music Foundation. For many years he was the faculty pianist of the Fellowship Conducting Program at Tanglewood. Of Lithuanian descent, Mr. Baksys is a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music and State University of New York at Stony Brook. His principal teachers include Angel Ramon Rivera, Victor Rosenbaum, and Gilbert Kalish. He has participated in recordings for RCA, CRI, Golden Crest, Sony Classical, Deutsche Grammophon, Warner, Nonesuch, Reference Recordings, Terezín Music Foundation, Naxos, and BSO Classics.