actor, writer, and teacher. Born and raised in Chicago,
the multi-talented Goetschel graduated from Governor's State University,
receiving immediate notice and invitation from musicians touring and working
with renown jazz greats. His music credits include collaborations with
jazz guitarist John Thomas, former Metropolitan Opera
tenor Edward Ruivenkamp, the Elgin Symphony,
and regular club appearances as band-leader-director in some of Chicago's
leading jazz rooms such as the Jazz Showcase, the Jazz Bulls, and
the Green Mill.
has written and co-written original theatrical shows and music for
NBC-TV, the Improve, Second City, and numerous children's
productions for the touring non-for-profit Urban Gateways
Group, performing music and drama for Chicago's Public Schools
21 in the moment
solo piano performances written and performed "in the moment".
addition, included in the CD package are 21 poems that Goetschel has written
to accompany each selection.
"...there's a complexity...that trancends what most
could muster-up on the spur of the moment" - Cadence Review