Pianist Andrew King (son of Steve and Mary King) returns to St. John's on Monday, July 29 in a program of music by Faure, Schubert, and Brahms. The concert will begin at noon and last 45 minutes. Admission is free; donations to help offset expenses are welcome. Audience members are invited to bring a lunch to eat during the concert; St. John's will provide drinks and cookies.
Pianist Andrew King earned his BA in Music from Bowdoin College and MM in Piano Performance from the Hartt School of Music, where he was the recipient of the WM Vincent Scholarship. His principal teachers include Robert Durso (New York), David Westfall, Gerald Stofsky (Vienna), and Margreet Francis. Andrew has competed internationally and performed in masterclasses for leading pianists, including Paul Roberts, Dorian Leljak, Robert Wyatt, Edna Golandsky, and Yael Weiss. Active as both teacher and performer in the greater Hartford area, Andrew maintains a private studio at his home in Bloomfield and is on the faculty of the Community Division of the Hartt School. Additionally, Andrew serves as the pianist for the Enfield American Baptist Church, a position he has held since 2008. Continuing his studies of the Taubman Approach with Robert Durso, Andrew is nearing certification as an Instructor of the Taubman Approach for the Golandsky Institute, based in New York City. For more information, please visit his website, andrewkingpianist.com