Tony Kieraldo is an international recording artist, pianist, musical director, and composer. He’s currently a pianist with Postmodern Jukebox, and musical director for the National Dance Institute in NYC and, Celebrate the Beat in Colorado. His latest album, Hudson Ragtime Piano Suite was written during the COVID-19 pandemic and features 5 original rags by Kieraldo.
Follow Tony on Instagram @tonykieraldo or YouTube to watch and listen to his #MinuteRags series and his album, Milk Money.
In 2017, Tony performed on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert with the rock band, Bash & Pop following the release of their album, Anything Could Happen. He’s performed twice at the White House for first lady Michelle Obama and Barack Obama with Turnaround Arts where he performed with Sarah Jessica Parker, Keb Mo, and Bernie Williams. Tony also performed at the Kennedy Center with Taboo, Citizen Cope, and Lil’ Buck for Turnaround Arts.
He conducted a critically acclaimed opera in 2017 called, The Mother of Us All, with glowing reviews in The New Yorker, The New York Times, and The Financial Times.
Since 2000, Tony has toured the U.S., Canada, Europe, Mexico, and Peru with various musical groups. He has also trained musical directors for dance companies in Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Houston, Mexico, China, and Lebanon.
He graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy and attended the New England Conservatory of Music. Tony currently lives in Hudson, NY with his wife and daughter.