Audience art

Audience member Dan Sniezak created these images from yesterday's Art of Fugue performance!



Bach's Art of Fugue: WSKG interview

Harpsichordists Paul Cienniwa and Michael Bahmann perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s Art of the Fugue in the Ballroom of the Phelps Mansion Museum on Sunday, April 3.  Paul Cienniwa joins us to talk about the mysteries of this unfinished work. Click


Encounter: TV interview

Back in December, I interviewed with Rev. Jeff Kellam for Encounter, a local TV show put on the the Broome County Council of Churches. Jeff gave me much opportunity to talk about of the the COVID-related goings on at the…


Binghamton Philharmonic appoints new executive director


Binghamton, NY – The Binghamton Philharmonic announces the hiring of new full-time Executive Director, Paul Cienniwa. Effective, April 16th, 2020, Mr. Cienniwa will replace acting director Andrea Carey, who is relocating to Pennsylvania. Mr. Cienniwa holds a Doctorate of Musical…


Telemann review in American Record Guide

American Record Guide
May/June 2019
Telemann: Violin Sonatas
Dorian Komanoff Bandy; Paul Cienniwa, hpsi
Whaling City 108--80 minutes

This is the second recording I have encountered of Telemann's unusual 1715 publication of sonatas for violin and harpsichord. The first was…

Jubilate Youth Choir

One of the things that excited me about taking the position at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Delray Beach, FL was the opportunity to create a youth music program from scratch. There was nothing in place! Now at the end…