The Gilmore Keyboard Festival’s Rising Star Series Presents: Andrew Tyson (USA)
- 25/adults, 6/students
- Wellspring Theater
- 359 S Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, 49007 United States
ANDREW TYSON is a native of North Carolina. A 2013 Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, Tyson gave his New York recital debut at Merkin Hall and his Washington, D.C., debut at The Kennedy Center that same year. As winner of the Young Concert Artists International Auditions in 2011, he was awarded the Paul A. Fish Memorial Prize and the John Browning Memorial Prize. Tyson made his orchestral debut at age 15, and after early studies with Dr. Thomas Otten of the University of North Carolina, he attended the Curtis Institute of Music, where he worked with Claude Frank. He later earned his master’s degree and artist diploma at The Juilliard School with Robert McDonald, where he won the Gina Bachauer Piano Competition and received the Arthur Rubinstein Prize in Piano. He has appeared in recital and concerto performances throughout the U.S., Europe, and Australia. Program will include works by Scarlatti, Albéniz, Liszt, and Ravel’s Miroirs.