About

Michael Costello - PianistMichael Costello was born in the town of Carleton Place on the 29th day of May, 1968.  At an early age he showed enthusiasm for the piano though formal training began in Carleton Place and Ottawa during his early teen years. He went on to study under Dina Namer and Dr. Ireneus Zuk at Queen’s University and received his Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Education Degrees.  Michael has gone on to study with Dr.Tom Plaunt of McGill University and has done piano master classes with Paul Berkowitz and Beethoven Scholar/Expert Kendall Taylor.
A  popular music teacher in the school system, Michael’s career has evolved to performing in concerts, teaching piano lessons and adjudicating music festivals.   He lives in Carleton Place, Ontario.