Award winning, 22 year-old American pianist Drew Petersen has performed solo and concert recitals in both Europe and the United States. He has been a top prizewinner in the Leeds International Piano Competition and Hilton Head International Piano Competition. He has performed in the Verbier Festival (Switzerland), Euro Arts Festival (Leipzig, Germany), Masica e Arte Festival (Italy), Music Festival of the Hamptons (NY), and Tanglewood (MA).
At home in New York City, he has performed at Symphony Space, Carnegie’s Weill Hall, Steinway Hall, Alice Tully Hall, the Rose Theater in Lincoln Center, Tenri Cultural Institute and Christie’s Auction House. Among the many orchestras with which he has performed are the Westchester Phillharmonic, Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra and the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony.
Leading up to a performance under the baton of Lukas Foss. Drew was the focus of a documentary entitled “Just Normal” which was aired on Plum TV. He has been heard multiple times on various radio programs such as France Musique, From the Top, and the McGraw Hill Company’s Young Artist Showcase. Drew completed his undergraduate music studies at the Julliard School with Jerome Lowenthal. He is currently a master’s student at Julliard with Robert McDonald, where he is a proud recipient of a Kovner Fellowship.