Tony Imperatrice Concert Organist
Tony Imperatrice
Tony Imperatrice
Concert Organist
Concert Organist

Tony Imperatrice was born in Fresno California in 1963. At just 5 years old he began his musical studies through the Yamaha Music School. Tony continued his training at the piano with many private teachers. Later Tony added the violin to his musical studies and was a member of several youth orchestras. As a teenager Tony discovered the pipe organ after a visit to “Pizza & Pipes”. Tony’s love of the organ was fostered by the staff of several music stores, the manager at “Pizza & Pipes” and his grandfather.

Tony at his organ

At 16, Tony’s Grandfather bought a small pipe organ and had it installed in his house. Later that year he was hired by the Fresno Falcons hockey team to provide music for home games at the Selland Arena. He was also hired by a church for Sunday services. Tony’s church music career continued to grow until 2002 when health issues and changing his priority’s ended his full time church music career.

Today, Tony works as a private music teacher for both piano and organ. He also gives organ recitals and performs with orchestras. Tony also has a part time job playing organ in church. In 2007 Tony explored his life in a one man show called “Confessions of a Church Organist” This comedy and other lectures and shows have given Tony a chance to share The ups and downs of his life, and to reflect on the people, places and circumstances that have influenced who he is.Tony is available for piano and organ lessons, recitals, lectures and his one man shows.