JOHN WILSON

Praised by the Baltimore Sun for his “admirable technical confidence and expressive sensitivity,” John Wilson has performed extensively on the piano, as well as celesta, organ, and harpsichord, in a variety of roles from soloist to ensemble musician to répétiteur. Mr. Wilson serves as Principal Keyboardist for the Reading Symphony. Recent highlights include concerto performances with the New Amsterdam Symphony and Concert Artists of Baltimore, as well as a recital at Yamaha Artists Services in New York City. Current Artistic Residencies include performances at the Miami Frost School of Music and Towson University’s Center for the Fine Arts. Mr. Wilson has served as répétiteur for Baltimore Lyric Opera since 2012. He has also recently collaborated with trumpeter Josef Burgstaller, as well as violinists Daniel Hope, and Robert McDuffie. As an orchestral pianist, Wilson has worked with conductors Leonard Slatkin, Nicholas McGegan, Robert Spano, David Robertson, Stéphane Denève, and others, playing for the Baltimore Symphony, New Jersey Symphony, New World Symphony, Aspen Festival Orchestra, Aspen Philharmonic, and Aspen Chamber Orchestra. Mr. Wilson earned his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees at Peabody Conservatory as a recipient of the Presser Award and the Clara Ascherfield Award, studying with Marian Hahn and Benjamin Pasternack. In 2012, Mr. Wilson made his solo performance debut at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall.

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