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2014 Gilmore Young Artist Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner began piano studies at age two in his native California, and by the age of six made his orchestral debut as soloist. He became a full-time student at Ventura College at age five, where he became the youngest person to earn an associate of arts degree.

He now resides in New York while continuing his studies at The Juilliard School of Music College Division. He studies piano with Yoheved Kaplinsky and Ilya Itin, and composition with Lowell Liebermann.

Program

BACH Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue, BWV 903
SOLER Sonata in C-sharp Minor, R. 21
Sonata in D-flat Major, R. 88
SANCHEZ-WERNER New work
CARTER Caténaires
IVES The Alcotts, from the Concord Sonata
TATUM Blue Skies
SCHUMANN Fantasie in C Major, Op. 17

Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner

Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner

2014 Gilmore Young Artist Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner began piano studies at age two in his native California, and by the age of six made his orchestral debut as soloist. He became a full-time student at Ventura College at age five, where he became the youngest person to earn an associate of arts degree. He now resides in New York while continuing his studies at The Juilliard School of Music College Division. He studies piano with Yoheved Kaplinsky and Ilya Itin, and composition with Lowell Liebermann.

Sanchez-Werner has performed solo recitals at the Gijon International Piano Festival in Spain, at the Banff Summer Arts Festival in Canada, and at the Aspen Music Festival in Colorado. He was selected to be an artist-in-residence at the Canandaigua Music Festival in New York when he was 12 years old, and was the featured soloist in concerts with the New West Symphony and with the National Academy Orchestra of Canada. He has also made appearances at the White House and the Kennedy Center.