Andrew D'Antonio is a Western Massachusetts-based pianist, teacher, and coach. Primarily a chamber musician, he seeks out a diverse range of repertoire, performing everything from Haydn and Schumann to Messiaen and Sciarrino.
Andrew has given dozens of recitals and performances throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. Past highlights include recitals in New York City and Boston, The Kaleidoscope Series at Bay Path University in Longmeadow, MA; SALT New Music Festival and Symposium in Victoria, BC; St. John's Summer Noontime Series in Williamstown, MA with a performance of Ives's Concord Sonata; Music at Wisteriahirst in Holyoke, MA; 1794 Meeting House in New Salem; multiple recital tours of new works for flute and piano with Erin Dubois; a recital tour of Schubert’s Winterreise with tenor Eduardo Ortiz; his orchestral debut playing Ravel's Concerto in G with the Old Post Road Orchestra in Wilbraham, MA; Music at the Crossroads at Edwards Church in Northampton, MA; the Music for Missions Concert Series at Faith United Church in Springfield, MA; and concerto soloist with Holyoke Civic Symphony playing Liszt's Totentanz.
Andrew’s primary teachers on piano include Nadine Shank, Andrew Axelrod, and Amy Grinsteiner. He holds a masters of music in collaborative piano and music history from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, a masters of science in teaching in early childhood special education from Fordham University, and a bachelors of music in piano performance from Pacific Lutheran University. He is a faculty member at Community Music School of Springfield, Bay Path University, and Smith College.
He is the director of Adaptive Music Partnership, an outreach program through the Community Music School of Springfield that offers music classes to special needs students and special education training to music teachers. He also directs professional chamber music and student recitals at CMSS.
Additional highlights in Andrew’s career include being a page turner at Carnegie Hall, hand model as a pianist for an advertising campaign, and commentator on the difficulties of Liszt Concertos for a news article.