ABOUT THE ARTIST
Nicholas Galinaitis is a dynamic and upcoming concert pianist who has been living in Los Angeles since 2019. He has been trained by Dr. David Kreider in Westminster, MD and Leticia Gomez-Tagle, in Vienna, Austria. He has performed for various venues such as the Los Angeles Breakfast Club in Los Angeles, Art For Hearts’ Sake Concert Series in Baltimore, as well as various small local venues for performances that were warmly received by the community. He specializes in the Romantic Repertoire of Chopin, Rachmaninoff, and Liszt, and dazzles audiences with his own compositions and renditions on famous themes from music, “Now Thank We All Our God,” and the Paganini Caprice No. 13.
In addition to being a successful recitalist, he has also been the music director of music programs in churches in Westminster, Maryland, Glen Rock, Pennsylvania and La Crescenta, California, where he has served as both organist and choir director. He has studied organ with Ted Dix and Samuel Springer through the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, Maryland.
Nicholas has been director at several churches over the years, including Zion Lutheran Church in Glen Rock, Pennsylvania, where he directed the 20-member choir for Sunday Services and concerts. He is currently music director at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in La Crescenta.