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2014 GILMORE YOUNG ARTIST Andrew Hsu
Andrew Hsu is a critically acclaimed pianist and composer whose performances have brought him to stages across Europe and the USA.
Writing music characterized as “an amorphous cloud of dissonance, slow and vibrating” (New York Times) and “deliciously atmospheric, pulseless” (Oregon ArtsWatch), Hsu’s compositions have been performed at venues including Carnegie Hall, Die Glocke, the Konzerthaus Berlin, Lincoln Center, and the Tanglewood Music Center. His compositions have received honors from organizations such as the American Academy of Arts and Letters, American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), Aspen Music Festival and School, Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI), and the Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute.
Mr. Hsu currently is a C.V. Starr Doctoral Fellow at The Juilliard School in New York City as a pupil of Matthias Pintscher. He is an alumnus of the Curtis Institute of Music and Juilliard, where he held the Rising Star Annual and Kovner Fellowships respectively. His primary instructors have included pianists Gary Graffman and Eleanor Sokoloff, and composers Samuel Adler, Richard Danielpour, David Ludwig, and Steven Stucky.