About John Goldschmid

Regarded pianist, music director, and studio musician John Goldschmid commands a lifetime passion for music as a piano player since the second grade. Throughout an impressive career, John Goldschmid has collaborated with a cache of accomplished musicians and institutions, among them Anthony Jackson, Felix Cavaliere, John Tropea, Ron Frangipane, and in studio with members of the New York Philharmonic and in the Metropolitan Opera Orchestras. John commands a wide variety of musical styles to an array of audiences as a commissioned performer at private parties, yacht clubs, country clubs, and fine dining establishments. Additionally, he has recently recorded a CD entitled “Anytime is Fine” with brother and vocalist/guitar player and composer Chuck Goldschmid. For over twenty years, John has been a part of his hometown community as the organist and pianist at Greenwich Connecticut’s Dingletown Community Church.

Even as a young man, John Goldschmid displayed a devotion to his art. He began composing piano arrangements early in elementary school and was very active in the music department in junior high and at Greenwich High school. John lead his Greenwich High school Marching Band as Drum Major and played piano in high school and college jazz ensembles. He also played bass clarinet in high school and college wind ensembles. Goldschmid’s promise propelled him towards a prestigious education at Berklee College of Music, an institution that consistently produces award-winning alumni. After studying music composition, John Goldschmid went on to contribute to radio and film and television projects as a studio musician and composer. He also has performed at many New York City locales including The Ritz, The China Club, CBGB’s, The Bottom Line, and The Bitter End. When not recording or performing, John Goldschmid enjoys sharing his gifts with others as a piano teacher.

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