Winner of a 2008 Avery Fisher Career Grant, Swiss-born American pianist Gilles Vonsattel is an artist of uncommon breadth. After studying with pianist David Deveau in Boston, Mr. Vonsattel received his B.A. in political science and economics from Columbia University and his M.M. from The Juilliard School, where he worked with Jerome Lowenthal. Beginning in September 2010, he assumed the position of Assistant Professor of Piano at University of Massachusetts/Amherst.
This master class offers a unique opportunity to observe the exchange between master and student, a process that non-musicians are seldom privy to. A combination of performance, lesson, and discussion, this event is a glimpse into the world of renown pianist, Gilles Vonsattel.