24-year-old Pianist Michael Brofman is at the beginning of a promising musical career. Before graduating high school he had already performed at notable New York City venues such as BargeMusic and Weill Hall, studied with the legendary Gyorgy Sandor, and received the Director’s Award for his chamber music endeavors with the New York Youth Symphony.
Michael did his undergraduate studies at Northwestern University studying under James Giles where he was awarded the Frida A. Pick Award for Piano studies and featured on Chicago’s classical radio station performing Lukas Foss. He has participated in masterclasses with Claude Frank, Ursula Oppens and many others.
Recent engagements include performances at the Brooklyn Conservatory, the International Piano Festival in Gijon, Spain, Le Poisson Rouge and in Fort Greene Park as part of the Make Music New York Festival. A frequent performer of new music, he has collaborated with composers Michael Klingbeil, Michael Rose, and Mohammed Fairouz. As a vocal accompanist he has worked with Christine Moore, Emily Howard and Amy van Roekel. Michael continues his studies with Robert Durso and is currently on faculty at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music teaching Piano and Chamber Music.