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 Janáček to Messiaen and Sciarrino. An active promoter of new music, he commissions and performs several new works each year.
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, SALT New Music Festival and Symposium in Victoria, BC; St. John's Summer Noontime Series in Williamstown, MA; Music at Wisteriahirst in Holyoke, MA; the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, MA; a Massachusetts-wide tour of new works for flute and piano with Erin Dubois; a recital tour of Schubert’s Winterreise with tenor Eduardo Ortiz; and the Music for Missions Concert Series at Faith United Church in Springfield, MA. Upcoming highlights include a solo recital featuring Ives’s Concord Sonata in Springfield, MA and Williamstown, MA, his orchestral debut playing Ravel's Concerto in G with the Old Post Road Orchestra, and chamber music performances at the 1794 Meetinghouse in New Salem, MA, Music at the Crossroads at Edwards Church in Northampton, MA, and the Kaleidoscope series at Bay Path University in Longmeadow, MA.
Andrew’s primary teachers on piano include Nadine Shank, Andrew Axelrod, and Amy Grinsteiner. He holds a MM in collaborative piano and music history from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, a MST in early childhood special education from Fordham University, and a BM in piano performance from Pacific Lutheran University. He is a faculty member Community Music School of Springfield and Bay Path University, and the organist/coach at Faith United Church in Springfield, MA.
Andrew is the co-director of the Music For Missions Concert Series at Faith United. In 2016, he founded the Adaptive Music Partnership, an outreach program through the Community Music School of Springfield that offers music classes to special needs students.