Chopin Salon: Sean Kennard at La Gorce Country Club

Nov 24, 2019, 4 PM

The beautiful music of Chopin performed by some of today’s finest artists in a lovely Country Club ballroom with an intimate gathering of other classical music enthusiasts. A social wine reception following the concert where you can mix and mingle with other guests and the artists.

After beginning studies with Graf, Sean Kennard won various other prizes in piano competitions, including the National Chopin Competition,  Iowa Piano Competition, and Dr. Luis Sigall Music Competition. He was one of four finalists from the 2005 National Chopin Competition featured in the documentary “Pianists,” relating the story of the American pianists as they travelled to Poland to participate in the 2005 International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition. In 2009 he was one of two pianists named “Vendome Virtuosi” at the Vendome Prize in Lisbon. He was a Laureate of the 2013 Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels where he performed in the final round with the National Orchestra of Belgium conducted by Marin Alsop. When he was accepted into Yale’s Doctor of Musical Arts program In 2014, he was the sole musician chosen to receive the Mustard Seed Foundation’s Harvey Fellowship Award, a cash stipend given to exceptional Christian students in top tier graduate programs around the world.

La Gorce Country Club
5685 Alton Road
Miami Beach, FL 33140

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