Dr Andreas Ioannides, Piano Adjudicator 2023
Andreas has received enthusiastic reviews by the Boston Globe and his performances have been broadcast on television and radio across three continents. Having been a prize winner in the BNDES International Piano Competition in Rio de Janeiro and the Hastings International Piano Competition in the UK, he recently turned his attention to recording projects, including a 2-disc album released by NAXOS in 2020 in honor of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth.
Andreas has served as Lecturer of Piano at Indiana State University and is currently Assistant Lecturer of Piano at the Cork School of Music at Munster Technological University in Cork, Ireland. He is also the founder and Artistic Director of ChamberFest Brown County, a chamber music festival in rural Indiana that promotes community enrichment and education through classical music performance of the highest caliber.
Andreas holds a Doctor of Music degree from Indiana University, mentored by legendary pianist Menahem Pressler. Additional teachers include Vladimir Viardo, and Natalya Antonova.
Dr. Ioannides is a passionate and experienced educator. He began teaching in 2011 as a Teaching Fellow at the University of North Texas and then as an Associate Instructor at Indiana University, before being appointed Lecturer of Piano at Indiana State University, where he directed the Applied Piano (Piano Performance) studio in that institution. Following his move to Europe, he is now serving as Assistant Lecturer of Piano at Munster Technological University in Cork, Ireland.
Dr. Ioannides has taught music and non-music majors of all levels. Teaching privately and in group classes, he has prepared students for recitals, exams, juries, and competitions.
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