Pianist Drew Petersen is the winner of the 2017 American Pianists Awards and the Christel DeHaan Fellowship of the American Pianists Association, and has been named Artist-in-Residence for two years by the University of Indianapolis. In March of 2018, he was honored as a recipient of the Avery Fisher Career Grant.

This is the latest accolade in a decorated young career that includes prizes from the Leeds International Piano Competition, the Hilton Head International Piano Competition, Kosciuszko Foundation Chopin Competition and the New York Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition.

His summer concert activities included chamber concerts within Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival, orchestral performances with the Indianapolis Symphony and a recital at Chicago's Ravinia Festival. It also marked the release of his first solo recording of American music on the Steinway label for which BBC Music Magazine acknowledged his presence as a rising star ... read full bio