Krannert Debut winner Sam Gingher will play at Chapter House at Homecoming!

Sam Gingher Krannert Debut winning pianist

Sam Gingher Krannert Debut winning pianist

We’re very excited to announce that Sam Gingher will play ATO’s restored Bechstein Grand Piano from 8:30 am – 11:00 am at brunch at the ATO Gamma Zeta Chapter house on Saturday morning October 25 at Homecoming. Sam is a fantastic pianist and ABD doctoral Piano Performance student, and Krannert Debut winner from last year. Here’s some more of his accomplishments:

1st prize – WVU Piano Festival Solo Competition, 2013
1st prize – Brevard Music Festival International Solo Piano Competition, 2010
Winner – UIUC 21st Century Piano Commission Competition, 2008
Winner – UI Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition, 2007
Winner – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Concerto Competition, 2004
Winner – MTNA Young Artists Piano Competition, North Carolina, 2005
1st prize – LSO Young Artists Concerto Competition, 2006
1st prize – Southeastern Community College Young Artists Piano Competition, 2005
1st prize – N.C. Federation of Music Club State Competition, 2004
2nd prize – Richardson Award Piano Competition, East Lansing, MI, 2009
Honorable Mention – Bartok/Kabalevsky International Piano Competition, 1994
Fellowship, Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, Kalamazoo, MI, 2010
UIUC Music Fellowship, 2010
David Arons Award for Excellence in Musical Performance, 2006
Sidney M. Dowd Music Scholarship, 2002-2006
Member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Please stop by the house before the game. You will not want to miss this!!