Eugene Watanabe

Artistic Director

Education

BM Curtis Institute, Violin Performance
BM Curtis Institute, Piano Performance

Past Teachers

Leon Fleisher, Joseph Silverstein, Claude Frank, Arnold Steinhardt, Andres Cardenes

Professional Affiliations and Activities

Founder and director, Gifted Music School. Performances with Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, Calgary Philharmonic, Hamburg Symphony, Saint Lawrence String Quartet, New Zealand String Quartet, New York String Orchestra at Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall, Utah Symphony. Solo tours through Europe, Canada, and United States. Major awards at Honens International Competition, Kosciuzko Chopin Competition, Bachauer Young Artist Competition, two time MTNA National winner, Kingsville Competition. His students have been recognized nationally and internationally, many have continued studies at top conservatories and established professional careers.

Mr. Watanabe is a Steinway Artist.