Kevin Fitz-Gerald, associate professor, keyboard studies, studied at the Victoria Conservatory, the Banff School of Fine Arts and the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto where his principal teachers were Alma Brock-Smith, Marek Jablonski and Robin Wood. In addition, he has worked extensively with Leon Fleisher, John Perry, Menahem Pressler and Gyorgy Sebok. He has won several prestigious competitions including the Du Maurier Search for the Stars, CBC National Radio Auditions and the Young Artists' National Piano Competition. Mr. Fitz-Gerald performs frequently as a recitalist, orchestra soloist and chamber musician. His concerts have frequently been recorded for CBC, KUSC and NPR radio networks as well as national television. His first recording for the Summit label included the Septet of Camille Saint-Saens and was released in 1994. An active chamber musician and teacher, Mr. Fitz-Gerald has appeared at numerous music festivals. He has collaborated with internationally renowned artists such as Patrick Gallois, Stephen Isserlis, Richard Stolzman, Alan Civil, Camilla Wicks, Shauna Rolston, the Bartok String Quartet and the St. Lawrence String Quartet. He performs two-piano and four-hand repertoire with Bernadene Blaha at venues throughout North America.
Shoot Date: Nov-05