St Bride's: Music - Lunchtime Recitals

Drew Steanson - piano

Tuesday, 19 May at 1:15pm - FREE ADMITTANCE - Retiring Collection

Wagner arr. Liszt

      Parsifal, March to the Holy Grail


      Piano Sonata in B minor


Drew Steanson is currently in his final year of undergraduate studies at the Guildhall School of Music under the tutelage of Philip Jenkins. He started piano lessons in January 2007 and passed Grade 8 with distinction in February 2010. Before the Guildhall School he studied at Peter Symonds College, Winchester where he participated on the Hampshire Specialist Music Course and gave a concerto performance at Thornden Hall. In his first year of Guildhall he won the title of Newbury Young Musician of the Year 2012, and recently won the 2015 Guildhall Romantic Piano Prize. He has played to many distinguished pianists including Angela Hewitt, Vladimir Tropp and Idil Biret and recently played in the Jacqueline du Pre hall in St Hilda's college Oxford. He also enjoys collaborating in chamber music and has performed with numerous ensembles. Upcoming concerts include a recital in Steinway Hall. Drew Steanson gratefully acknowledges the generous support from the Hampshire Foundation for Young Musicians.