Conor Hanick has performed to acclaim throughout the world with some of music’s leading ensembles, instrumentalists, and conductors, including Pierre Boulez, Alan Gilbert, and Ludovic Morlot. Fiercely advocating for the music of today, Hanick has premiered more than 200 works and collaborated with musical icons such as Steve Reich, Kaija Saariaho, and Charles Wuorinen, also championing important voices of his own generation, including Caroline Shaw, Eric Wubbels, and Marcos Balter. Hanick has recently appeared with the Seattle Symphony, Juilliard Orchestra, Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, and Lucerne Academy Orchestra. He has been presented at Carnegie Hall, Mondavi Center, Kennedy Center, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. His regular collaborators include Jay Campbell, Joshua Roman, Miranda Cuckson, and Augustin Hadelich. He is a founding member of American Modern Opera Company, with which he will be a co-director of this year’s Ojai Festival. Hanick is director of Solo Piano at the Music Academy of the West and a graduate of Northwestern University and The Juilliard School, where he serves on the chamber music and keyboard faculty.
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