Emerging Artists are talented young professionals who are mentored by Core Artists, and present their own public recitals and workshops at Boston Court and the Colburn School.
Mari Kawamura is a concert pianist whose curiosity has taken her in a variety of directions ranging from improvisation and dance to biology and physics. Kawamura is drawn to music which utilizes the entirety of the piano as an expressive device…More About Mari Kawamura
Noted by the LA Times for his “luxuriant theatricality”, Daniel is a composer, pianist, installationist, conductor, singer, and educator. Daniel is pursuing a DMA at California Institute of the Arts, where he directs the Contemporary Vocal Ensemble and studies composition with Nick Deyoe and Andrew McIntosh and piano with Vicki Ray.More About Daniel Newman-Lessler
Emerging Artist: Leonard Hayes
Piano Spheres presents Emerging Artist Leonard Hayes, a doctoral candidate at USC and student of Antoinette Perry, Mr. Hayes will be mentored by our Leonard Stein Resident Artist, Dr. William Chapman Nyaho. His concert will include a commission by Leonard Hayes presents musical gems of the European and African Diaspora. This program explores the cultural and musical idioms of piano works by George Walker, Florence Price, Ellis Marsalis, and Johannes Brahms along with anecdotes. Also, this program will include a commissioned work by Dr. Bongani Ndodana-Breen.More About Emerging Artist: Leonard Hayes
Los Angeles based pianist Paul Cornish strives to inspire freedom and collaboration in his music and community.More About Paul Cornish
Andreas Foivos Apostolou
Pianist-composer Andreas-Foivos Apostolou will be performing works by Leo Ornstein, Carl Vine, Hiromi Uehara, Tigran Hamasyan, and his own original works.More About Andreas Foivos Apostolou