Andrew Le · piano
First-place winner of the 2004 Hilton Head International PianoCompetition, Andrew Le is Head of Keyboard Studies and AssociateProfessor of Piano at Hope College in Holland, Michigan. Described as"individualistic without a trace of contrivance or eccentricity" bycritic Harris Goldsmith of The New York Concert Review, Andrew Le isknown for his exciting, engaging, and artistically sensitiveperformances both nationally and abroad. He is also a publishedphotographer and violinist in the Holland Symphony Orchestra.
Andrew Le holds a Doctor of Music Arts degree from the JuilliardSchool, where he studied with Jerome Lowenthal. He is also a graduateof the University of Michigan and the Interlochen Arts Academy. Andrewwas a prizewinner in the 1997 Gina Bachauer Young ArtistsInternational Piano Competition and the 1993 MTNA-Baldwin Competition.
Andrew Le performs frequently with his wife, violinist JenniferWalvoord. Together, they are the Artistic Directors of the ChamberMusic Festival of Saugatuck. Andrew Le is also the founder anddirector of the Brown Bag Series at the Holland Area Arts Council, aninformal concert series designed to encourage and foster theaccessibility of classical music to the public.