American pianist Andrea Marie Baiocchi has performed as soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States and Europe. 2013 Malcolm Martineau Crear Scholar, a Fellow at the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, First Prize winner of the 'National Career Award' by the National Society of Arts and Letters, and finalist in the Lili and Nadia Boulanger International Song Competition, Ms. Baiocchi holds a Bachelors Degree and Performer Diploma from Bloomington's Indiana University, as well as a Performer's Certificate - the school's highest musical honor.
Ms. Baiocchi’s recent concert appearances include Carnegie Hall's Weill and Zankel Halls, the Kammermusiksaal of the Berlin Philharmonie, the Musikinstrumentmuseum Berlin, Gasteig Munich, the Mozarteum Salburg, the Musikverein in Vienna, Austria, the Austrian Embassy in Washington D.C., the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, France, and the Canadian Opera Company's Four Seasons Center for the Performing Arts in Toronto. Festival appearances include Britten-Pears Aldeburgh, Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, Schleswig-Holstein, the Steans Institute at Ravinia, the Franz-Schubert-Institut at Baden-bei-Wien, and the Académie Internationale de Musique Maurice Ravel in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France.
Ms. Baiocchi’s principal mentors have been Eric Schneider, Hortense Cartier-Bresson, Jean-Louis Haguenauer, and Evelyne Brancart. She has also studied lieder with Leonard Hokanson and participated in masterclasses with Menahem Pressler, Robert Tear, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Malcolm Martineau, Matthias Goerne, Helmut Deutsch, Rudolf Jansen, and Elly Ameling.
Working as Thomas Quasthoff's assistant from 2005-2011, Andrea Marie Baiocchi is currently an associate lecturer at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin, where she coaches singers and teaches Alexander Technique. Andrea also performs regularly with close friend Lillia Keyes, cello, as Duo Nuage. (www.Duo-Nuage.com)
Originally from the Chicago area, Andrea is a certified Alexander Technique teacher and member of the Alexander-Technik-Verband Deutschland (ATVD) and Deutsche Orchestervereinigung e.V.