MEET OUR MUSICIANS
Friends of Indie Musikhaus
Paul Smetko studied with Hilde Freund Wetzler, a renowned accompanist in the Chicago area and pianist for the Lyric Opera of Chicago. He continued his studies at the Chicago Musical College at Roosevelt University with Pawel Checinski, artist in residence. He has given many recitals over the years, performed chamber music with the trio Con Brio, and accompanied many instrumentalists and singers in concerts in Chicago, Maryland, and New York. He currently sings with the Kirkland Choral Society. Dr. Smetko is a graduate of Northwestern University and is a practicing clinical psychologist, shares a child and family clinical practice with his wife, Diana Forlenza, and has lived in Kenmore with Diana and three children, a cellist, violinist, and bass fiddle and guitarist.
Indie Musikhaus concerts: Feb 2015, April 2018