Lukasz began studying piano at the age of four.
Lukasz is a top prizewinner of numerous competitions, including the Lansum International Music Festival (awarded 15,000 grand prize), Claudette Sorel International Piano Competition, Classics Alive National Auditions, Kosciuszko Foundation’s National Chopin Competition for Young Pianists in Washington D.C, the International Chopin Competition in Hartford, Connecticut, MTNA, MTAC and CAPMT State Finals, the statewide Kathryn Gawartin Chopin Competition, and the Glendale Piano Competition. Lukasz has performed concerts on both coasts of the United States, Europe, and Puerto Rico, in venues including Zipper Hall of the Colburn School of Music, the Polish Embassy in Washington D.C., Poznan City Hall, the Działyński Palace, Kosciuszko Foundation Headquarters in New York City, the Steinway Society of Puerto Rico, and Zelazowa Wola, Chopin’s birthplace.
He has recorded for Polish Radio and Television, and been featured in Polish and American Press. More information regarding his pianistic activities and a list of current engagements and events can be found on LukaszYoder.com.
Lukasz is a true Los Angeles native. He loves taking pictures of sunsets, skateboarding, and surfing perfect waves.