Mark Westcott Artist, Piano Teacher, Lecturer, Author

Internationally acclaimed concert pianist and artist/teacher available for private lessons in Portland and Vancouver.

Ranked associate professor University of South Florida Tampa, artist in residence at Pacific University Forest Grove Oregon.


  • Bronze medal - Van Cliburn International Piano Competition (1969)
  • Gold medal - William Kappell International Piano Competition (1972)
  • First Prize Young Musician Foundation, Debut Auditions (Los Angeles, 1966)
  • First Prize International Piano Recording Competition (1971 and 1973)
  • Rudolf Serkin Prize (1965)

Theodore Libby, critic of the New York Times: overwhelming talent... a rare combination of virtuosity and profundity... the cumulative effect was simply transcendental.

Mark Westcott

In the 5 years before covid I sent no less than 7 students to graduate and undergraduate degrees at top universities with full ride scholarships ranging from $40,000 to $183,000

Call 971.388.8320 or email [email protected]

Comments from Westcott's portland piano students

Anne Denis

I only wish I could’ve met him years ago.

Dimitri Zhgenti

Mark is a phenomenal pianist and a teacher.

Blake Marble

...Most clear, and most informed.

Nicholaus Poelwijk

Not only was Mark a world-class pianist, but he is a dedicated and caring teacher.

Anastasia Moro

My friends and other musicians are amazed at the progress I've made thus far.

Nicholas Fontana

He makes even his youngest students sound like budding professionals.

Student Performances