(Syracuse, New York)
Pianist Andrew King is a recent graduate of the Manhattan School of Music, where he studied under Warren Jones and served on the coaching staff. As a participant of the 2019 Merola Opera Program, he was an Apprentice Coach who helped prepare the world premiere of Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s If I Were You under the baton of Nicole Paiement. Summer 2018 included performances of Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder, Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 and continuo for Le Nozze di Figaro with James Conlon, all at Music Academy of the West. King debuted at Carnegie Hall in January 2018 in Marilyn Horne’s The Song Continues, performing in master classes taught by Horne, Graham Johnson and Renée Fleming. He returned to Carnegie Hall the following year for SongStudio, under the leadership of Renée Fleming. King has performed as piano soloist with the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra and the LeMoyne College String Ensemble. He holds a Bachelor’s in Vocal Performance from College-Conservatory of Music at University of Cincinnati, where he studied with Bill McGraw and Barbara Honn.