New Orleans Keyboard Festival Guest Artist Recital featuring acclaimed American pianist and Gold Medalist of the 2006 New Orleans International Piano Competition
Sunday, July 25, 2:30 PM
Beauregard-Keyes House, 1113 Chartres St.
Sponsored by Dr. James Farrow
The program will include works by Fauré, Couperin, Prokofiev, and Beethoven
A more detailed program will be posted soon
The annual New Orleans Keyboard Festival, which runs concurrently with the New Orleans Piano Institute (NOPI)*, presents guest artist recitals performed by former medalists of the biennial New Orleans International Piano Competition. Additionally presented are masterclasses, presentations, and performances featuring the students and faculty of the New Orleans Piano Institute.
About the Artist
Dustin is an International prize-winning pianist, composer, songwriter, producer, teacher, director, writer and actor.
As a child prodigy and young adult pianist, he garnered over twenty first-prize awards in international completion.
As composer / performer, he has collaborated with modern dance companies and choreographers such as Pina Bausch, Russell Maliphant, Parisa Khobdeh, Maya Taylor and Brad Landers.
Dustin collaborated with writer and director Nathan Wright, composing electronic-Classical inspired music for a collage-theater piece, “Manifesto,” featuring the life of Serge Diaghilev. www.thediaghilevproject.com
Dustin has been commissioned to compose for podcasts such as Autism Speaks and other commercial work. In 2016, Dustin, along with singer-songwriter and sister-in-law Mindy Gledhill, formed synth-pop duo, Hive Riot, releasing an award-winning album, music videos and additional singles. Hive Riot: YouTube Link
Dustin is director of the Gledhill Arts Collective - a group of private teaching studios In NYC, complemented by collaborative professional events and workshops. www.GledhillArtsCollective.com.
As a board member and secretary for The Bohemians: New York Musicians’ Club, Dustin fully produced their virtual concert series in 2021 for their 115th season. https://www.bohemiansnyc.org/
Current and future projects include recording and performing the complete piano music of Gabriel Fauré from 2020-2024, commemorating one hundred years since his death. www.DustinGledhill.com
A once upon a time native of Provo, UT., Dustin is a graduate of The Juilliard School, Royal Academy of Music and Manhattan School of Music and a Doctoral candidate at Stony Brook University in New York. Dustin currently lives in Bronx, NY.
This concert is presented with support from:
*This year's New Orleans Piano Institute is being presented in a virtual format, and the masterclasses and presentations are available to the public to view virtually. For more information about the New Orleans Piano Institute, visit the official NOPI page on our website. A complete schedule of NOPI events from July 19-25, 2021 will be posted in June.