Award-winning concert pianist Andrew Focks continues to garner worldwide acclaim for the breathtaking intensity and depth of his performances. “Andrew Focks is not only a superb pianist, but an engaging, articulate, and creative musician. He is just what we need in the music world today: a born communicator!” (Jon Kimura Parker) With successful debuts in concert halls around the world, he performs regularly throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia and has been broadcasted on radio and television.
A member of the piano faculty at Cleveland State University as well as piano and music theory faculties of the Cleveland Institute of Music (pre-college and continuing education), Dr. Focks is President of the Northeast Ohio Music Teachers Association and serves as a Vice President on the OhioMTA State Executive Committee. His prize-winning students have performed in venues including Millennium Park, Severance Hall, Carnegie Hall, Hollywood Bowl, Olympiahalle, Barclaycard Arena, The Kennedy Center, the White House, and more.
Focks frequently gives masterclasses and lectures in the USA and Europe in addition to adjudicating at competitions and music festivals around the world. He holds degrees from Florida State University, Rice University and Cleveland Institute of Music. For more information, visit www.andrewfocks.com.